Parks Maintenance Tech I

Job Details:-

This is a job posting from company – City of Deer Park

Employment TypeFull Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: Texas, USA

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Performs a variety of semi-skilled and technical tasks in the maintenance and operation of buildings, grounds, open spaces, aquatics facilities, parks and recreation systems.


Works under the general supervision of a Parks Operations Supervisor, Park Operations Coordinator, and Special Projects Crew Leader.


May act as a lead worker for Park Attendants, part-time labors, and supervise community service workers or temporary employees as required and assigned.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills


Assists in the training and/or supervision of lower level employees or community service workers.

Maintains sprinkler systems and assists in the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads.

Maintains and assists with the installation and repair of park lights, ball field lights, light control systems, and light scheduling.

Performs semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work.

Performs routine maintenance on lawn and power equipment.

Carries out the seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, watering, and the pest and weed control of parks and open spaces when instructed.

Maintains and adjusts specialized turf care equipment and tools, including electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, tractors, mowers, and irrigation systems.

Operates tractors, mowers, jack hammers, welders, trucks, steam cleaners, buffers, washers, and other listed equipment as needed.

Maintains current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building and grounds maintenance functions.

Collects and disposes of solid waste from buildings and grounds; picks up litter from premises.

Opens and closes, locks and unlocks facilities as needed.

Assists in setting up and taking down equipment for various park and recreation programs, prepares facilities for park and recreation program use.

Assists in the construction of new parks facilities, including clearing, grading, drainage, and foundation work.

Keeps records of work completed.

Assist with any additional job related tasks as instructed by the Park Operations Supervisor, Park Operations Coordinator or Special Projects Crew Leader.


Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.

Drives recreation van on field trips as assigned.

Serves as a member of the City of Deer Park’s Emergency Management team.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements


1. Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and
2. Four years experience in repair and maintenance work, or
3. Any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
4. Certifications in Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or the ability to obtain all within 90 days of hire.
5. NIMS Certifications will be required for position.
6. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Endorsement or the ability to obtain all within 90 days of hire.

1. Working knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building and grounds maintenance; Working knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs; Working knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
2. Skill in the operation of listed tools and equipment.
3. Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule; Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time, and to perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions; Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
4. Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely; Ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions; Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public.
5. Knowledge of commercial size aquatics facilities and equipment operations.
6. Knowledge and understanding of the Texas Department of Health Standards for Public Pools
7. Knowledge of report and record maintenance principles and procedures.
8. Ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions in accordance with established City policies and procedures.
9. Maybe be required to obtain certifications or training in specialized areas as needed and assigned by the Park Operations Supervisor


1. Herbicide applicator’s license.
2. Irrigation certifications or licenses.

Supplemental information


Pickup truck and 15 passenger van; lawn and landscaping equipment, including tractors, mowers, airifier, chain saw, edgers, weed trimmers, electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, irrigation systems; miscellaneous hand and power tools for turf maintenance, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, and cement finishing work; swimming pool equipment including chlorination system, pumps, boiler, valves, filtration devices, gauges, etc; janitorial equipment including floor buffers, steam cleaner, carpet cleaners, washers, vacuums, mops, brooms, various aquatic operation and maintenance equipment and dusting equipment.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. Must work outdoors in all kinds of weather, including hot, dry, cold and wet conditions. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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