Job Summary : The grounds maintenance worker is responsible for the overall appearance of the park, which includes the maintenance of all buildings, grounds and guest facilities.
This person will be responsible for routine maintenance as well, which includes basic mechanical, electrical and plumbing skills.
All park employees are expected to help fill positions as needed to meet daily operational needs. This may require guest services at our gates, directing cars for parking, general housekeeping and maintenance of facilities, and all other duties as directed by the Park Manager.
Minimal Qualifications :
Fluent in English both verbally and in writing; bilingual in Spanish preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with the public, using tact and professionalism
Basic mechanical skills and troubleshooting
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to operate a passenger vehicle, golf cart and all terrain vehicle
Ability to operate a vehicle with a trailer in tow
Ability to operate hand tools and basic power tools
Ability to operate heavy machinery Surf Rake, Bobcat, Tractor, trash truck
Ability to stand and walk for 8 hours a day
Valid driver's license
Punctual, in-person attendance is required for this position
Must be able to work with minimal supervision
Must be at least 18 years of age
Required education, current certifications, licenses and training :
Certified Tourism Ambassador Certification or ability to become certified. This training is offered and paid for by the employer, and requires the ability to read and write
High school diploma or equivalent
Work Schedule :
Must be available to work all shifts as assigned, and as needed to meet operational goals
Shifts and days worked vary according to operational needs and weather conditions
Must be available to work all holidays, weekends and special events
Essential Job Tasks :
Promote good public relations through friendly, helpful, accurate communication with park visitors
Accurately complete daily reports and forms
Maintain a neat and orderly work area
Cleaning of restrooms and common areas for guests
Maintain trash for the park, and take garbage bags to dumpster
Maintain cleaning supply inventory, notifying manager if supplies are low
Perform basic maintenance to include mechanical, electrical and plumbing work
Perform park walkthrough, monitoring for safety and maintenance needs, reporting them to the Park Manager
Resolve park visitor concerns when possible, and refer escalated issues to the on-duty manager as necessary
Work effectively with other employees and park visitors, assisting in any other job tasks associated with the successful operations of the park
Perform park maintenance at other parks as needed to meet operational goals
Assist with special projects for all parks
Perform all other duties as assigned
Physical Requirements : 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.
Must be able to work in an indoor and outdoor environment for duration of shift
Must be able to physically perform all job requirements which include : squatting, crouching, reaching, bending, twisting at the waist, sitting, standing and operating basic cleaning tools, hand tools, power tools, heavy machinery, phone and computer
Office space is located in an elevated building, and employee may be required to ascend and descend stairs or ramp to reach work space
Some job duties may require the use of a ladder or scaffolding, which requires climbing, descending and working from heights
Must be able to frequently lift and / or move up to 50 pounds unassisted. and occasionally lift and / or move more than 50 pounds assisted
Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Must be able to read, write and comprehend both written and oral communications, as well as respond in written and oral communication.
This job description describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.