Maintenance Worker II Parks & Recreation

Maintenance Worker II Parks & Recreation
Salary: $18.12 – $19.60, DOQ Closing Date: March 4, 2019 at 4:30 PM Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department is recruiting for the Maintenance Worker II position.

This position is responsible for working independently with minimal supervision to maintain the Bellingham Senior Activity Center and other Parks facilities. Performs grounds, custodial and facilities maintenance manual tasks related to the upkeep, preventive maintenance and repair of County grounds, structures and facilities, balancing team and individual responsibilities with minimal supervision. Operates and maintains related tools, equipment and machinery, within scope of licensure and established guidelines. Performs manual work to preserve and/or improve the appearance, usefulness and safety of County property and resources. Complies with safety and legal standards and requirements.

Hours of Work Generally 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Works outside of normal hours or on a weekend at times, in order to maintain availability to open and close assigned facility at varying times, and to accomplish tasks that require the facility to be unoccupied (floor cleaning, for example).

Qualifications Requires a high school diploma or GED + 2 years of recent experience in grounds maintenance, facilities maintenance and repair, and custodial work. Candidate must be able to work in a positive and collaborative manner with older adults and contracted service provider. Must be able to work effectively with limited supervision. Safety focus is very important for all Parks & Recreation department employees. Special Requirements Background check must meet County criteria. Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid Washington State driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment. Must pass a physical capacities examination.

Must pass job-related tests.
Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply: Please visit our website http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs
Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225