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Parks - Maintenance Aide I

Location: Chico
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionHere at the Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD), we believe in the importance of being out in nature, enjoying parks and providing our community with outdoor and recreational opportunities where people receive more from their experiences than what they were seeking. CARD is proud to have been providing those outdoor opportunities and positive experiences in Chico for more than 70+ years.CARD's motto is to ensure that "you have played today" and we do that through the maintenance of our many neighborhood and community parks and facilities. Many different types of events occur throughout CARD including weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, sports programs, and other locally supported events. We provide these memorable experiences for our community by hiring passionate people who want to work hard to ensure our parks and facilities are safe, clean, and ready for the next event. The position of Maintenance Aide I is an important part of the CARD team, providing support for a variety of needs in our parks and facilities. That support includes job responsibilities such as:

  • Set up and cleanup of recreation programs and special events;
  • Assist with planting projects and helping maintain and remove trees and shrubs;
  • Perform a variety of custodial duties including restroom and facility cleaning, sweeping, mopping and trash removal;
  • Assist in routine semi-skilled work in landscaping, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, sport field preparation and maintenance;
  • Assist in the repair and replacement of playground equipment.Since CARD runs programming and rents facilities 7 days a week, this position will work Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 2:30pm. Candidates with the ability to work weekend shifts will be considered a definite plus.This position is 28 hours per week, pays $15.00 an hour and provides 24 hours of sick leave each year.Please be advised that this position is in the parks doing general labor and landscaping in the morning shift, if you'd prefer to work on our facilities crew completing custodial duties on the evening shift, please see the 'Facilities - Maintenance Aide I' position listed.This is an ongoing recruitment.RequirementsBecause CARD helps the community play, celebrate and enjoy life in Northern California, our staff must establish and maintain a pattern of regular, prompt, and dependable attendance. In addition to being reliable, having a good work ethic and pride in a job well done, we are also looking for the following general skills:
    • Performing unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in a variety of maintenance duties;
    • Performing heavy physical labor, including lifting heavy articles;
    • Understanding and carrying out oral and written instructions;
    • Providing excellent customer service to the public and other District employees;
    • Adhering to all safety procedures and protocols.In addition to the general skills listed above, a qualified candidate must have a valid CA driver's license and be able to pass a fingerprint background check and a physical.

Keywords: CHICO AREA RECREATION AND PARK, Chico , Parks - Maintenance Aide I, Professions , Chico, California

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