POSITION TITLE: Groundskeeper, Landfill DEPARTMENT: Solid Waste Services
POSITION CODE: 15-150 FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Correctional Workers EMPLOYEE CLASS: AFSCME
POSITION REPORTS TO: Solid Waste Services Supervisor, Foreman, Heavy Equipment Operator
BLS COMPARABLE: 37-3011, Landscaping and Grounds Keeping Workers
Leadership: Provides leadership through setting an example, the scheduling of work, review, and approval.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
POSITION PURPOSE: To enhance the quality of life of Enid residents and guests through the maintenance and improvement of landfill area.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: No prior experience or training.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Accurate and attentive to detail.
Ability to assist and support others.
Ability to operate riding mower, chain saws, and weed eaters.
Able to operate telephone, copier, and other basic business machines.
FINGER DEXTERITY: Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.
VISUAL ABILITIES: Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.
PHYSICAL STRENGTH: PDC Level: Medium Employee lifts/carries 50 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day). Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature. Occasional overhead reaching, squatting, kneeling, and crawling.
LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to communicate orally and distinguish minimal written language such as addresses and street signs.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
MATHEMATICS ABILITY: Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding and subtracting two digit numbers, multiplying and dividing with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight or distance measurement.
WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS: Regular –7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Other – Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.
WORK CONDITIONS: Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (rain, sun, wind, snow, etc.) and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation.
Noise level: Loud. Hearing protection as required.
Other work conditions: Air contamination (when mowing).
Improperly illuminated or awkward and confining workspace.
Class B CDL.
Class A CDL.
3-5 years related experience.
6+ years related experience.
Ability to fill in for Landfill Attendant for short term.
Ability to fill in for Landfill Attendant for extended period of time.
Good application of safety as applies to job.
Advanced safety knowledge.
Local tree trimming license.
Advanced tree care knowledge.
Herbicide/pesticide applicator license.
Valid CPR certification.
Ability to fill in for Heavy Equipment Operator for a short term.
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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
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