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Grounds Maintenance/Utility Crew Coordinator

Department: Facilities Maintenance
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $ 3,454.00 - $ 3,627.00 / Monthly  PW05
Posted: February 03, 2020
Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Job Location

Facilities Maintenance 350 0rondo Avenue Wenatchee, WA 98801


Job Summary:

Maintains campus and grounds  by performing the following duties in a variety of different facilities, including but not limited to the Chelan County Courthouse, Law & Justice Building, Annex, Juvenile Detention, Administration Building, Public Works, Probation, and various buildings and grounds off campus.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:  (job responsibilities not limited to the following)

  • Have good attendance and punctuality.

  • Coordinate and schedule nightly utility crew duties and inspect their work.

  • Oversees inmate worker crews while conducting daily operations.

  • Manage and install irrigation systems for proper coverage, inspecting for leaks and making repairs as necessary.

  • Installing and maintaining campus signage and deploying barricades throughout the seasons.

  • Maintaining and repairing or scheduling service for all grounds maintenance equipment.

  • Constructing of various cabinets, walls, signs, and fixtures.

  • Plow & remove snow from walk ways, parking lot, and sidewalks.

  • Construction, remodeling, painting, ceiling, carpet, glazing, and masonry repair.

  • Maintains landscaping (e.g. lawns, shrubbery, planted areas, fences, etc.) including mowing, grooming border areas and trees, sweeping lots, sidewalks and clearing debris from storm drains and alley ways.

  • Applies or schedules the application of pesticides, traps and/or chemicals in compliance with federal, state, and county requirements.

  • Responds to emergencies and safety concerns to maintain facilities in operational use.

  • Recommend repairs or procedures that are beyond the scope of responsibilities, skill, experience, or time, outlining the work needed and specifications required of an outside contractor.

  • Inspects facilities and campus lots for safety and cleanliness, identifies and initiates the necessary maintenance and repairs.

  • Repairs various items, systems and/or components (e.g. custodial equipment ,safety rails, plumbing fixtures, furniture, toilets, clocks, water systems, lighting fixtures/systems, carpeting, vinyl floors, walkways, fences, roof patch, sprinkler heads, etc.) To help ensure safety and maintain proper operating conditions.

  • Requests equipment, supplies and maintains inventory to ensure stock of required items.

  • Lead and serve as the liaison for special community events

  • Be able to work occasional nights & weekends

  • Other duties as assigned within the scope of the position

    Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • 1 year of experience in landscaping, grounds keeping, or maintenance.
  • 1 year of custodial experience including use of floor maintenance equipment and chemical usage.
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in several areas of maintenance (e.g. plumbing, painting, and carpentry, grounds keeping and custodial.)
  • Successful background investigation

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; operating equipment used in grounds maintenance, general maintenance, custodial and snow removal, e.g. mowers, blowers, edgers, cultivators, tractors with loaders, plows, sanders, spreaders, carpet extractors, polishers, vacuums,  window cleaning poles, lifts, general hand tools. Also preparing and maintaining accurate records.

Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: Methods, techniques, materials used in facilities and ground maintenance as well as custodial. The ability read MSDS and follow safety code requirements for Federal, State and County guidelines.

Ability is required to schedule activities and/ or meetings; collect data; and consider a wide variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; and working with frequent interruptions. 

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; providing information and/or advising others; and operating with a defined budget. Utilization of resources from other staff may be required to perform the job’s functions.

Physical Demands: Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Work Environment  

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling. Generally the job requires 5% sitting, 50% walking, and 45% standing. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and risk of injury and/or illness. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud while using grounds keeping equipment so hearing and eye protection is required.

Additional Information

Position open until filled, first review Monday, 2/10/2020, 5PM

To Apply:  Submit cover letter, resume and application to

Chelan County Human Resources, 400 Douglas Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801 or electronically

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