DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
Public Service Maintenance Workers (Parks) are employed in the Department of Public Services, Parks Division. They perform a variety of tasks related to the cultivation and care of landscaping and grounds. Employees plant flowers, mow grounds, trim shrubs, pull weeds, repair structures, maintain buildings and remove snow from grounds and surrounding parks areas. Employees also perform minor repairs and maintenance on equipment utilized in grounds keeping and install, erect or repair guardrails, roads shoulders, beams, highway markers, warning signals, and highway lighting. Public Service Maintenance Worker (Parks) also assist with a variety of special events, including: Light Fest displays and Light Fest Operations, Jazz Fest, with putting up tents, traffic control and parking assistance. Employees perform other duties as assigned.
At the time of application and appointment, applicant must have:
• A High School Diploma or GED AND:
• A valid State of Michigan Commercial Driver's License with Type "A" endorsement and a safe and acceptable driving record. (INDICATE MICHIGAN DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION.)
Proof of education must be submitted with application. Appointees must obtain a CDL "N" endorsement within the first three (3) months of their probationary period. Appointees who do not obtain the "N" endorsement will be removed from the Public Service Maintenance Worker position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services procedures. As a condition of employment, appointees must:
1. Have a drug screen when hired and submit to random drug screen thereafter;
2. Agree to a criminal history check. Names on the resulting eligibility list will be certified only to positions in the Parks Division of the Department of Public Services.
TYPES OF TESTS
Experience and training will be worth (100%)
Equal Employment Opportunity
Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx.
If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.