Grounds and Events Specialist - Public Services

South Carolina, USA Req #39
Tuesday, February 2, 2021

JOB SUMMARY

The Grounds and Events Specialist is responsible for leading and managing the work of assigned skilled and unskilled employees engaged in cleaning and maintenance of public buildings, equipment, grounds, and recreation facilities as well as supporting Town special events.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Leads and manages assigned personnel in order to complete all tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Plans for manpower, equipment, and material required to complete assigned tasks.

  • Keeps the Supervisor abreast of all pertinent issues pertaining to employees, equipment, material, and facilities.

  • Ensures assigned personnel follow safe work procedures and practices at all times; conducts employee safety training as required.

  • Assigns work duties to assigned personnel for each project.

  • Recommends employee disciplinary action when required and assists the Foreman in the completion of employee evaluations.

  • Performs manual labor and operates departmental equipment as necessary.

  • Inspects and maintains Town grounds

  • Sets up and cleans up for Town events

  • Performs other duties as required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High school diploma

  • Three (3) years prior work experience

  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License

  • Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • CDL Preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of athletic field maintenance and grounds/landscape maintenance

  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of Division equipment utilizing effective practices and techniques.

  • Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of maintenance, repairing and landscaping techniques.

  • Knowledge of department safety practices and techniques

  • Knowledge of various department tools and equipment

  • Ability to lead assigned personnel and manage assigned tasks

  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form

  • Ability to direct employees in the proper work techniques and safety procedures;

  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Ability to complete tasks quickly, efficiently, and safely

  • Ability to follow directions and complete tasks in a detailed and accurate manner

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • Ability to work under adverse weather conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The work requires some agility and physical strength, such as moving in or about public buildings, or standing or walking most of the work period. Occasionally, work may require lifting heavy objects and carrying them (up to 50 lbs.). There may be need to stretch and reach to retrieve materials. Employee must have adequate hearing and visual capability in order to perform this job safely. Usually, the work will require extended physical effort over a significant portion of the workday.

To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $18.01
  • South Carolina, USA