Grounds and Events Specialist - Public Services
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
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.
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.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $18.01
- South Carolina, USA