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Maintenance Laborer - Parks

Company: Government jobs
Location: Noblesville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Purpose of Position

SCHEDULE - Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Incumbent serves as Maintenance Laborer for the Parks and Recreation Department, responsible for assisting in maintaining buildings, grounds and equipment, and trails.

Essential Job Functions

Maintains cleanliness and appearance of assigned buildings and grounds, including cleaning/sanitizing restrooms and replenishing supplies, sweeping, vacuuming and buffing floors, dusting offices, picking up litter, and emptying trash containers. Prepares shelters and buildings for use, including locking/ unlocking for evening events, setting up/removing equipment, straightening tables, removing trash, and cleaning.

Operates post hedge trimmers, chain and hydraulic saws, riding and power movers, bush hog, chemical sprayer, brush chipper, backhoe, front end loader, grader, tractor, various models of trucks and equipment for clearing and maintaining city parks and other park property as assigned.

Assists in maintaining park, roads, parking lots, and trails, including mowing/trimming grass, spraying pesticides, pruning trees and shrubs, removing fallen tree limbs, shoveling/sweeping/blowing/plowing snow, spreading salt on walkways, planting, fertilizing and watering grass and plants, pickup and removing litter daily, reseeding grass, applying fertilizer. Operate , maintain, and repair computerized irrigation systems.

Assists in maintaining buildings/facilities, other structures and related equipment, including making minor electrical, plumbing and carpentry repairs, painting/patching walls, hanging drywall, caulking windows, patching roofs, unclogging toilets, changing light bulbs, lubricating playground equipment, repairing/replacing furniture, playground equipment and signs.

Assists in performing preventive maintenance and minor repairs on Department equipment, such as tractors, backhoe, chipper, mowers, chain saw, and power buffer including checking/maintaining fluid levels, changing tires, repairing/replacing parts, adjusting/sharpening blades, and lubricating.

May be assigned as project leader at work site, overseeing completion of work orders, completing daily work orders as required, and periodically assists in training new personnel regarding safe, proper use of equipment, and appropriate procedures for completing assigned tasks.

Occasionally work extended evening or weekend hours and may be on 24-hour call for emergency situations as assigned. Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED preferred. Education and/or experience in building, grounds and/or equipment maintenance preferred.

Possession of or ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certifications and Indiana chemical applicator technician license within specified time period. Possession of or ability to obtain certification in club car maintenance.

Working knowledge of various mechanical trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and ability to properly operate various hand and power tools, such as hammers, screw drivers, wrenches. power saws, grinder, and sander.

Working knowledge of grounds maintenance and ability to properly operate various related tools and equipment, such as post hole digger, pruner, shovel, rake, brush chipper, bush hog, riding and power mowers, hedge trimmers, grader, chain saw, backhoe, front end loader, grader and tractor.

Ability to physically perform the essential duties of the position, including exerting sustained physical effort, bending, reaching, crouching/kneeling, standing/walking for long periods, working in awkward positions in long periods sitting for long periods, climbing ladders, pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying objects weighing more than 50 pounds, handling/grasping/fingering objects, hearing sounds/communication, close and far vision.

Working knowledge of universal health precautions and City's Bloodborne Pathogens Control Plan, and ability to apply such knowledge on the job to protect oneself from infection.

Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions, and work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision.

Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, other City departments and park patrons, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities.

Ability to regularly work extended and weekend hours, occasionally work evening hours, and travel out of town for training, sometimes overnight.

Possession of a valid Indiana driver's license, a demonstrated safe driving record, and must remain insurable through the City of Noblesville's liability insurance carrier. (Refer to the Civilian Personnel Policy for additional information.) Work Environment

Incumbent maintains contact with co-workers, other City departments, and park patrons for the purpose of exchanging information, and assisting in training new personnel.

Incumbent reports directly to Parks Maintenance Superintendent.

Incumbent performs duties indoors and outdoors involving occasional work in high places and on ladders, and exposure to dust, dirt, grease, fumes, adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures, bloodborne pathogens and other infectious materials, cleaning and toxic chemicals, power tools and heavy machinery, for which safety precautions must be followed at all times to avoid injury to self and others. Incumbent regularly works extended and weekend hours, occasionally works evening hours, and occasionally travels out of town for training, sometimes overnight.

This position is identified as having occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials.

City of Noblesville
2023 Benefit Outline

The following city benefits are offered to all full-time city employees. Should you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the city's Human Resources Department at 317-776-6360.

The City of Noblesville pays 80% of the medical, dental and vision premiums for full-time city employees. Insurance premiums are deducted over 24 pays per year.


Office visit co-pay: $40.00
Urgent care co-pay: $50.00
Emergency room co-pay: $175.00

In-network benefits:
Deductible: $400.00 individual / $800.00 family
Paid by plan after deductible is met: 80%
Out-of-Pocket maximum: $900.00 individual / $1,800.00 family

Generic co-pay: $25.00
Brand name formulary co-pay: $35.00
Brand name non-formulary co-pay: $50.00

Employee Healthcare Clinic
Full-time employees have access to a Health and Wellness Clinic which provides many health and wellness services for employees and dependents on the city's medical healthcare plan. Many of the services provided are those you would expect to receive from a family physician. The clinic also provides generic prescriptions and clinical lab testing. All services provided at the Health and Wellness Clinic are provided at no cost to the employee.

Preventative services paid at 100%
Basic services paid at 80% ($50.00 deductible)
Major services paid at 50% ($50.00 deductible)
(A $50 deductible applies to Basic and Major services)

Eye exams: plan pays up to $100.00
Contacts: plan pays up to $200.00
Frames: pays up to $130.00 (every 24 months)
Lens: pays up to $130.00 (depending on lens type)

Onsite fitness facility available 24/7 to employees and spouses at no cost.

Flex Spending enables you to reimburse yourself for an un-reimbursed health care or dependent care expenses using pre-taxed payroll deducted dollars.

Employees are provided a city paid life insurance policy in the amount of $50,000.00.

The city's retirement plan is administered through the Indiana Public Employee's Retirement Fund. To find additional information, please visit the INPRS website at

Employees are eligible to participate in the deferred compensation program. The city will match a percentage of contributions up to $3,000 annually.

SmartDollar - Dave Ramsey's SmartDollar Program is an online employer-provided financial wellness benefit that consists of tools to teach employees how to budget, pay off debt, save for emergencies, and more! 100% online, confidential, and self-paced. This benefit is free to employees.

Employees have the option to enroll in voluntary, employee-paid benefits, including: short-term disability, long-term disability, voluntary life insurance, critical illness, accident insurance, and college savings plan.

Longevity pay is paid in the amount of $120 for each calendar year of service, not to exceed twenty (20 ) years.

3 days : After first 90 days
Prorated: 90 days - 1 year
3 weeks: 2 to 9 years
4 weeks: 10 to 14 years
5 weeks: 15 years+

Sick Time
City employees earn seven (7) hours of sick time each month.

Float Days
City employees receive five (5) float days per year, which may be used as vacation days.

The city recognizes and provides holiday pay for approximately eleven (11) holidays per year.

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