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Maintenance Worker 3 - Parks and Beaches

Company: Monroe County
Location: Parks
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Join a workforce where innovation and teamwork provide support to the community and citizens of Monroe County.


$44,941.28 - $69,658.98

Job Description:

The primary function of this position is to perform all related repairs and/or maintenance to County parks, beaches, boat ramps and grounds.


  • Analyzes work order requests and develops a cost effective and efficient plan in order to complete the job.
  • Provides a list of materials with prices in order to obtain purchase order and complete paperwork.
  • Purchases materials with purchase orders and transports to job site location.
  • Checks and maintains tools and equipment periodically in order to ensure proper operation and safety.
  • Performs a variety of skilled and specialized repairs such as plumbing repairs on landscape irrigation.
  • Oversees contractual work.
  • Assists with setting up use of parks, beaches and grounds for special events.
  • Completes appropriate paperwork in the performance of daily duties.
  • Keeps work area clean and organized and use safety cones and signage when required.
  • Attends required training and safety meetings and use appropriate safety equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs equipment and structures in playgrounds, athletic courts, ball fields and beaches.
  • Operates and maintains tools, machinery: tractors, lawn mowers, trucks, golf carts and hand tools.
  • Perform daily landscaping such as pruning trees, bushes and mowing grass.
  • Perform athletic field preparation to include painting, chalking, mowing and clay preparation.
  • Perform maintenance inspections.
  • Routinely maintain boat ramp surfaces and approaches including inspections and disposal of trash and other debris.
  • May act as lead over others that assist in performing tasks.
  • Daily custodial tasks at all park and beach facilities including litter pickup and bathroom maintenance, etc.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required.
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.
  • In the event of special, emergency, or disaster situations, employee may be required to work schedules other than those for which they are regularly scheduled in any capacity deemed appropriate.


    Education and Experience:

    High School Diploma or GED. 3 years minimum of prior related work experience.

    Special Qualifications:

    Valid Florida Driver's License. CDL preferred. Certified Playground Inspector - preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to work from a general outline of duties and responsibilities.
    • Ability to make decisions that govern activities as well as others.
    • Ability to work with less than ten co-workers who are mostly engaged in the same activities.
    • Knowledge of specialized turf maintenance to include aeration, herbicide and pesticide applications.


      The work is medium and requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:
      • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. The amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
      • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
      • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
      • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
      • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
      • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
      • Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand.
      • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
      • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
      • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
      • Manual Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
      • Mental Acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
      • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
      • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
      • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
      • Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
      • Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
      • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
      • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
      • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
      • Visual Acuity: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.
      • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.


        Work is performed in a dynamic environment that requires sensitivity and responsiveness to changes that include goals, priorities, and needs of the organization and position.

        Monroe County has the right to revise this job description at any time. This description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

        Equal Opportunity Employer: Monroe County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, or military service in employment or the provision of services.

        Empleador de Igualdad de Oportunidades: El Condado de Monroe no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, gnero, religin, edad, discapacidad o servicio militar en el empleo o la prestacin de servicios.

        Veterans Preference according to Florida State Statute 295.07: Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled.
        Preferencia de Veteranos de acuerdo con el Estatuto del Estado de Florida 295.07: Ciertos miembros del servicio y veteranos, y los cnyuges y familiares de los miembros del servicio y veteranos, reciben preferencia y prioridad en el empleo por parte del estado y se les alienta a solicitar los puestos que se estn llenando.

Keywords: Monroe County, Fort Smith , Maintenance Worker 3 - Parks and Beaches, Professions , Parks, Arkansas

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