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Job Title: Crew Leader for Horticulture (Parks Maintenance Laborer 3 – Crew Leader)
Department: Acworth Parks & Recreation
Location: Acworth, Georgia
Application Deadline: 2018-03-09
Minimum Education: High School
Minimum Experience:
Salary:
Date Posted: 2018-02-06
Last Updated: 2018-02-06
Contact Name: Edwin Lacher
Contact Method: Phone, Email, or Mail
Contact Email: elacher@acworth.org
Contact Phone: 770-917-1234
Contact Address:
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Job Detail: Job Summary: This position is responsible assisting the Operations Managers and Foremen in keeping all city parks, athletic facilities, buildings, landscaped areas, and equipment safe clean and routinely maintained. Position will be assigned a focus area in parks, buildings, athletic facilities, or horticulture.
MAJOR DUTIES:
• Perform all work necessary in keeping all city parks, athletic facilities, buildings, landscaped areas, and equipment safe, clean and routinely maintained. Tasks may include, but are not limited to mowing, blowing, edging, trimming grass, landscaped and paved areas, preparation of sports fields for practice and games, maintenance and installation of playground mulch, cleaning of restrooms, minor irrigation repair, simple plumbing repairs, application of fertilizers and herbicides, ascending or descending ladders, clearing of underbrush, installation of new landscaping, occasionally directing traffic, dragging and cleaning of beaches, trash removal and equipment maintenance.
• Performs duties and makes decisions consistent with department mission, vision, and core values.
• Serve in an assigned focus area of parks, buildings, athletic facilities, or horticulture.
• Delivering accurate and timely reports of vandalism, injuries, safety issues, damage to property, needed repairs, and low inventories of supplies to the attention of the Operations Managers and Foremen.
• Follow and practice all safety and regulatory standards in the field.
• Be able to work cooperatively and lead in a group setting and by oneself with limited supervision to complete the assigned task(s).
• Provide quality customer service to park and facility visitors.
• Follow verbal and written instructions from superiors and ensures the timely and quality completion of those assigned tasks.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

PERFERRED KNOWLEDGE:
• General knowledge of turf grass maintenance, landscaping, minor building maintenance repairs, custodial services, and/or small equipment operation and maintenance.
• Experience with the operation of medium equipment, large equipment, and passenger vehicles.
• Skills in the use of a variety of power, hand and bench tools.
• Skill in oral and written communication.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED.
• Must be able to work 40 hours a week and overtime, weekends, and holidays when needed.
• Must have a valid Georgia Driver’s License.
• Must be able to follow all city ordinances, policies, and procedures.
SUPERVISION:
Employee reports directly to the Operations Manager, Superintendent, and Foremen. The employee may also be directed by other administrative staff within the department at times. Employee will be responsible for daily on-site supervision over full and part-time crew members, custodians, and/or inmate or community service workforce.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Most work takes place in an outdoor setting in a variety of weather conditions while standing, walking, bending, and lifting for long periods of time. Employee will operate a variety of small and medium equipment on a regular basis. The operation of some large equipment may be necessary.
WORK HOURS:
Regular and predictable attendance is a necessary job function required for this position. This is a 40 hour a week position. Scheduled working hours vary depending on the season, program or event. Overtime, early mornings, late evenings, holidays, or weekends may be needed to complete job. This is an hourly full time position.
ADA REQUIREMENTS:
The incumbent must have full use of upper limbs and lower extremities, especially hands and fingers (for equipment operation), and must be able to lift objects in excess of 60 pounds. Eyeglasses or corrective lenses may be worn to provide 20-20 vision for the incumbent. Hearing aids are also satisfactory.