BANNOCK COUNTYAssistant Parks Coordinator
Department: Parks & Recreation Event CenterFLSA Designation: Non-exempt (covered) Pay Grade: 8Effective Date: October 1, 2020Classification Summary
The Assistant Parks Coordinator is directly responsible for, or may be required to assist in the training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of seasonal employees and performs grounds keeping, light construction, maintenance, and repair duties on the B.C.E.C & Wellness Complex parks grounds, facilities, public areas, and buildings.
This position entails working directly with the public daily, requiring professional and courteous exchanges with both internal and external clients. A heavy focus is given to assisting with community events in various capacities including, but not limited to, setting up/taking down: audio video systems, tables, chairs, tents, and canopies.
While this position may be focused in individual operational areas, such as: concessions, events, facilities, grounds & maintenance, etc. they will share in responsibilities and functions with other Asst. Parks Coordinators. Additional responsibility of assisting in scheduling and direct supervision of seasonal, or other temporary employees. The job is supervised by the Assistant Operations Manager and/or Events Coordinator. The job requires knowledge of grounds keeping and landscaping skills, building trade skills, and the ability to operate the tools and equipment required to complete the assigned tasks. The job requires the ability to maintain a collaborative and cooperative working relationship with elected and appointed officials, other county employees, other organizations, and the general public.
The work environment includes a building and grounds maintenance environment and outdoor weather conditions including extreme temperatures. The job is occasionally exposed to hazardous chemicals, light/medium/heavy equipment, power equipment, and noisy and/or loud equipment, which subjects the employee to mechanical hazards. The job requires operating, but is not limited to, light/medium/heavy equipment, power tools, and motor vehicles.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (illustrative only and may vary by assignment)
Directs seasonal/part-time/temporary employees performing grounds keeping, light construction, maintenance, and repair duties on the county parks grounds, horse stalls, arenas, facilities, public areas, and buildings. Trains, supervises, mentors seasonal/part-time/temporary employees.
The Asst. Parks Coordinator will be the “go to” person, or “first point of contact” for clients in support of events including, but not limited to, setting up projectors, screens, audio systems, chairs, tables, tents, microphones, garbage cans, and prepping equine arenas.
A professional and friendly demeanor is expected while working with internal and external clients.
This is a 24-hour, on-call position requiring working variable and changing shifts during weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays based on public need and events. Responsibility for opening and closing the park daily.
Performs installation and operation of varying audio and video equipment, including training clients in their proper use and care. Will maintain, monitor, and train concessions staff in proper food safety procedures for the protection of the public.
Performs grounds keeping and landscaping work in the county parks, public areas, and recreation/sports areas, including, but not limited to, mowing, tree trimming, fertilizing, irrigation, and pest and weed control. Performs building maintenance including cleaning, carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, welding, and concrete assignments. Maintains, repairs, and installs automated sprinkling/irrigation system. Operates all equipment in the event center & wellness complex department inventory including, but not limited to, water truck, tractors, mowers, skid steers, motor vehicles, excavator, loader, backhoe, bucket truck, and dump truck. Operates hand and power tools. Maintains, services and repairs equipment and tools. Installs and maintains county decorations and signs. Maintains inspection, maintenance, and repair records, documentation, and logs.
Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.CLASSIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be successful in the position.
Knowledge of:Grounds maintenance skills, including but not limited to, cleaning, grooming, mowing, planting, weeding, pruning, irrigation, fertilization, turf and/or pest control, and snow removal
Employee training, scheduling, supervision, mentoring methods, techniques, and objectives
Building trade skills, including but not limited to, facilities, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, painting, and concrete
Maintenance and grounds keeping equipment and tool maintenance and repair methods
Applicable regulations and policies regarding safe application of fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides
Federal regulations and County policies regarding safe work practices relating to use of equipment, power tools, ladders and bucket trucks, grounds keeping equipment, and repair and maintenance materials
State, local, and other applicable building, safety, and health codes and regulations
Operation of a personal computer and job-related software applications.
Skill and Ability to:Direct seasonal/part-time/temporary employees performing grounds keeping, light construction, maintenance, and repair duties on the county parks grounds, facilities, public areas, and buildings
Assist with training, supervision, scheduling, and mentoring seasonal/part-time/temporary employees
Operate and maintain equipment including, but not limited to, motor vehicles, excavator, loader, backhoe, bucket truck, tractor, and dump truck
Maintain and repair electrical, plumbing, irrigation, mechanical, and related operating systems
Operate and maintain power equipment, including but not limited to, grounds keeping and turf equipment, chain saw, riding, pull behind and walk-behind mowers, trimmers, tractor, snow removal equipment, and related equipment
Operate hand tools
Operate, adjust, and monitor automated sprinkler control systems
Operate basic office equipment
Operate a personal computer, including job-related software applications
Read and interpret technical manuals, blueprints, and diagrams
Maintain maintenance records, logs, and documentation
Maintain and reconcile purchasing and inventory records and documentation
Maintain a professional and agreeable demeanor at all times.
Communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance
Complete assignments in a timely fashion; understand and comply with all rules, policies and regulations
Perform all duties in accordance with county policies and procedures with regard for personal safety and that of other employees and the public.
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or GED; and
Class B CDL with tanker and air brake endorsement*; (Class A Preferred)
Current Food Safety Manager Certification**
Two (2) to three (3) years of general grounds keeping or building maintenance experience is preferred
Some employee management experience is preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position may be considered.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this classification, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, bend, climb ladders, work at heights, and in confined spaces. The job requires hand/finger dexterity to handle materials, manipulate tools, operate a computer, and reach with hands and arms. The job requires operation of job-related equipment and driving a vehicle. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assistance. Sufficient visual acuity and hearing capacity to perform the essential functions and interact with the public is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.*Hiring Note:
The Assistant Parks Coordinator position requires a Class B CDL with tanker and air brake endorsement within six (6) months of hire date. Failure to acquire the CDL by the established date will violate the terms of the position and will result in layoff from the position.
**The Assistant Parks Coordinator position also requires a Food Safety Manager Certification withing six (6) months of hire date. Failure to acquire the Food Safety Manager Certification will violate the terms of the position and will result in layoff from the position.Important:
Bannock County is under no obligation to provide or accommodate in the acquisition of the required licenses or endorsements.Job Type: Full-timePay: $17.08 per hourBenefits:401(k)
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Schedule:8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
If your qualification is matched with the requirement above, please submit your online application directly through Bannock County system at :