Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District's mission is to acquire and maintain open space in the District for preservation and use, working with partners and the community, for public benefit, enjoyment and environmental protection.
We're currently looking for a part-time Park Maintenance Aide.
Assist with a variety of basic construction and maintenance duties relating to the development and upkeep of District lands, trees, trails, structures and facilities.
Pick up and remove litter, clean decks and rain gutters, clean and stock offices, meeting room and restrooms, empty garbage cans, collect recyclable materials, stock "Mutt Mitt" dog bags, change trash liners and remove graffiti.
Paint and repair signs, information panels, fences, gates, benches, tables and parking lots.
Repair and maintain small equipment used in such work, as well as general maintenance of vehicles.
General recordkeeping, maintenance of various logs, such as daily logs, maintenance, work and/or project/production schedules, etc.
Perform special assignments and other duties, as required.
Communicate effectively with staff and the public.
Provide visitor services and information, such as giving directions, answering phones, and referring complaints to appropriate staff.
Maintain professional relations and communications with the public, volunteers, crews, supervisor, staff, tenants and other agencies.
The successful candidate will possess any combination of education, training and work experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Typical qualifying education and experience might include:
One year of experience in park maintenance, or recent experience in landscape/park facility maintenance, resource management, construction, or a related field.
Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Possession of a valid Class C California driver license.
Basic knowledge of building or ground maintenance and construction.
Basic knowledge and experience in operating; chainsaw and landscape power tools, and practices, carpentry, plumbing and facility maintenance tools.
Perform lead direction to Volunteers and Contract laborers.
Work primarily in rural or mountainous District areas.
Work alone in wildland areas.
Hike up to 5 miles of rough and difficult terrain.
Communicate clearly and follow direction in a team work environment.
Safely and effectively operate a wide range of hand tools, manual and power equipment and vehicles.
Work outdoors and under adverse working conditions, i.e., exposure to inclement weather; exposure to poison oak.
Frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
Perform arduous labor for extended periods of time.
Operate equipment such as, tractor, front-end loader is highly desirable.
Apply sound judgment and act decisively in stressful situations.
Work weekends and holidays.
Wear a District-issued uniform.
Purchase and maintain at your own cost, safety footwear that meets District specifications.
Have or successfully obtain First Aid/AED/CPR certification within 6 weeks of hire.
Possess and maintain a valid Class C California driver license.
Pass a pre-employment background check and physical exam.