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Grounds Maintenance Foreman

Posted on October 30, 2019 by Museum Staff

 

The City of Memphis posted a full time employment opportunity for the Grounds Maintenance Foreman position at Lichterman Nature Center in Memphis, TN at

https://memphistn.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/grounds-mnt-foreman-582

 

The City of Memphis will accept only online applications.    If you or someone you know is interested in applying for this position, please direct them to the link above.  This link is also accessible from  the City of Memphis website.

 

Funding is not available for interview travel or relocation.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor to train and coordinate grounds maintenance duties of staff, including volunteers, prisoners, and others. Supervises and aids in crew duties of maintaining trash and debris removal, privet and kudzu removal, pond monitoring, recycling, and maintenance of meadows, trails, and parking lot areas. Inspects daily activities and instructs assigned crew on proper use, operation, and maintenance of various vehicles and equipment, such as a bobcat and front-end loader tractor, including adding fluids and fuel as needed. Reports work progress and requests supplies and equipment as needed. Prepares reports for on-the-job injuries and property damage. Reviews and keeps employee time records. Assists and leads workers in performing maintenance duties as needed. Provides work direction and maintains records of daily work activities.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.

The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at talent.management [at] memphistn [dot] gov.

 

Division:  Park Services

Service Center:  Nature Center

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing. Requires the ability to climb onto and operate assigned equipment and to engage and disengage attachments. Must be able to handle various hand tools. Requires bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling, traversing uneven ground, and lifting materials and supplies weighing approx. 50 lbs.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an outdoor environment and often exposed to various weather conditions, odors, and dust. Must be available to work weekends.

 

High school diploma/equivalent and four (4) years' experience in grounds maintenance, including specific experience operating a bobcat, tractor, chainsaw, and riding mower with one (1) of the four (4) years in a lead capacity; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must have a valid Class "B" Commercial driver's license as a condition of continued employment. Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug testing rules as a condition of continued employment. Must successfully complete job-related skills testing as designated by Human Resources to evaluate competencies in operating heavy equipment, such as a front-end loader, back-hoe loader, track-hoe, excavator, motor grader skid steer (bob cat), crane, and bulldozer (crawler tractor).

 

Additional Information

Posting Date: Sep 26, 2019

Compensation

Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 32,240

Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 47,715.2

Pay Basis: Yearly

 

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.

The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at talent.management [at] memphistn [dot] gov.

 

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