This job classification has been designated as a safety sensitive job classification in accordance with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, 63 O.S., § 427.1 et seq., (OSCN 2019), effective August 29, 2019. This means employees in this job classification can be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination if they test positive for marijuana components or metabolites, even if they possess a medical marijuana license.
Education and Experience: Ability to understand, follow and/or provide verbal and written instructions or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Licenses and Certifications: Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record with ability to obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License Class A within six (6) months’ probationary period. Must obtain State of Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Service Technician License within six (6) months’ probationary period.
Knowledge: Hand and power tools. Maintenance and construction work.
Skills: Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees and citizens while performing duties.
Duties and Responsibilities: Performs grounds maintenance duties. Mows and waters grass. Trims shrubs and hedges. Operates weed eater whips, edgers, and blowers. Places pine straw around flower beds and shrubs. Cleans restrooms, picks up trash and other debris. Rakes leaves and removes snow from walkways. Operates chainsaws, trimmers, pole nippers, and bucket truck. Removes limbs and stumps and places in chipper or stump cutter. Maintains athletic fields. Fills and packs holes. Fixes bases. Waters, mows, and marks fields. Drive trucks and pull trailers, haul equipment. Interfaces with citizens in person regarding minor complaints or questions. Inspects equipment for safety hazards before use. Works in a manner safe to the individual and public. Follows safety rules. Uses safety equipment as required. Keeps work area clean and safe. May be required to perform Lead Worker functions. Performs related duties as required.
Working Conditions: Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extreme temperatures, noise, and noxious fumes and odors. Exposure to hazards associated with equipment, machinery, upgraded terrain at construction sites, and moving vehicles on roadways. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
Mental and Physical Abilities: Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) and heavy (50-75 lb.) supplies, materials, and debris frequently. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: Applicant must have a telephone where he/she may be reached. Selected applicant must pass a background investigation, physical examination and drug screen.