Seasonal/Part-Time Maintenance Worker (Parks and Public Works)
Company: City of Kennewick
Posted on: July 31, 2022
The City of Kennewick is seeking seasonal maintenance workers in
our Parks and Public Works Departments. Seasonal full-time
maintenance workers typically work Monday through Friday or any
combination of five consecutive 8-hour work days, and part-time
maintenance workers typically work weekends or variable hour event
schedules depending on availability. Maintenance workers who
complete one season of satisfactory seasonal employment may receive
preference in future hiring processes for full-time positions.
Core Value Statement
The City of Kennewick will provide excellent public service and
ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community and one another
through the empowerment of each employee.We value integrity,
inclusiveness, stewardship and communication.We are accountable to
our community for innovative and collaborative efforts that
anticipate needs, leverage resources and deliver solutions.
We expect our employees to ensure compliance with all applicable
safety practices and policies, including those established by
OSHA/DOSH regulations and by the City's Accident Prevention Plan.
This includes but is not limited to actively identifying and
correcting potential hazards that may affect employee and public
safety, including those identified by co-workers. Leading by
example to promote a positive culture of workplace safety through
everyday action; emphasizing safe completion of work throughout all
aspects of developing and carrying out work plans.
Examples of Work Performed (Illustrative Only)
Distinguishing Features of the Class
A Maintenance Worker performs a wide variety of basic tasks in the
Parks or Public Works Departments, and may be temporarily assigned
to other Departments within the City as required. Must possess the
skills, knowledge and physical capabilities to perform the duties
of the position and must comply with City and Department policies,
procedures and methods at all times.Must demonstrate an ability to
work independently with minimal direct supervision.
Essential Duties(for illustrative purposes only)
The Parks Department performs routine tasks such as weeding,
raking, watering, hand mowing, edging, shoveling, picking up
litter, preparing softball infields and related grounds, and
cleaning and repairing restrooms, grounds, buildings and other
The Public Works Department performs routine tasks such as cleaning
parts/equipment, debris from city right-of-ways, vegetation
controland housecleaning of city shops and facilities. Assists with
repair and maintenance in various divisions.
Demonstrated ability to perform outdoor maintenance work in all
types of weather conditions; basic mechanical ability, including
ability to use small hand tools; basic safety skills and awareness;
prior experience in maintenance or similar work preferred.
- Ability to communicate effectively and establish good working
relationships with the public and other employees.
- Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons,
evening, weekends and holidays.
- Must be 18 years of age or older on the date of hire.
- Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted Washington
State Driver's License.
- Must possess and maintain an insurable driving record.
- Must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Physical Activity Requirements
To perform the essential functions of the job, a Maintenance Worker
must be able to perform the following:
Stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, climbing,
crawling, walking, pulling, lifting, fine motor dexterity, grasping
and seeing/observing; ability to walk and stand for long periods of
time.Ability to work outdoors under adverse and varied weather
Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to
50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force
constantly to move objects.
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