Facilities Operation Specialist - Parks and Recreation
NATURE OF WORK: Under the direction of the Parks & Recreation Director, performs a range of duties related to technical maintenance of City owned facilities and properties including but not limited to maintenance and repairs of HVAC systems, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, painting, masonry, minor electrical work, and completion of yearly inspections. Also assists in planning, contract oversight, scheduling and completion of special projects that are assigned.
Salary & Benefits: AFSCME Range 20: Annual Salary $57,327- $68,449 per year
Full benefits include health benefits (medical, dental, & vision), longevity pay, long-term disability, life insurance, and paid leave (vacation, sick leave, and holidays). Position represented by AFSCME Local 1619.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
(Essential job functions are those functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation.) The following duties are not inclusive of all duties and the incumbent performs other related duties as required.
- Assists Director with facility inspections and contracts such as HVAC, elevator inspections, fire system monitoring, fire system annual testing, fire extinguisher annual inspections, facility inspections, pest control, and annual boiler inspections.
- Performs skilled and semi-skilled maintenance tasks, plans and schedules regular maintenance projects and work related to maintaining City owned facilities. Troubleshoots, analyzes and makes repairs to building systems such, minor electrical work, lighting, plumbing, roofing, oversees City key and lock system, HVAC, and carpentry work.
- Inspect City owned facilities for damage and safety hazards and makes appropriate repairs as necessary. From inspections, prepare recommended maintenance and repair duties.
- Maintain excellent public relations by assuring that public/internal inquires are answered in a courteous manner and that concerns are responded to as necessary. Where appropriate, refer inquires to the Director.
- Determines needs, and/or assists in designing and recommending improvements to City owned facilities to include major and minor repair work, proposed remodeling, or capital facility plan improvements.
- Participates in scheduling, coordinating and assigning various maintenance, construction and repair projects. Coordinates this work with other departments/divisions.
- Interpret plans and specifications in order to layout projects and verify projects by others are completed as specified.
- Schedule, coordinate, and evaluate work performed by Contractors.
- Maintain records of maintenance and repair activity and obtains any required building and constructions permits for work in progress.
- Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
- Call outs during non-regular working hours may be necessary to remedy emergency situations related to City owned facilities.
NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Applicants must complete a City of Port Angeles job application and return it to the Human Resources
Office by Wednesday October 27, 2021. Applicants can apply online or
Selection Process: Applicants will be evaluated on the requirements and related experience. Only those selected to receive an interview will be contacted.
For information or questions, contact:
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Work is performed in all weather conditions and is heavy physical labor requiring bending, stooping and lifting heavy objects in excess of 50 pounds.
Experience: A minimum of four years work experience performing semi-skilled construction and building maintenance. This includes the ability to read construction plans, estimate materials and labor, order supplies, and performs maintenance carpentry, plumbing, and other construction trades type of work for City facilities.
Certification: Possession of a valid Washington State driver's license at the time of appointment, or the ability to acquire one within thirty (30) days, and a driving record acceptable to the City's Human Resource Manager. Possession of or ability to obtain a valid first aid card, bucket rescue training, and fork lift certification within 90 days of hire. Must be able to pass a background check as required by Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- The ability to assess and determine the best use of products, goods and services related to facility maintenance.
- Ability to perform professional, competent work in the trades known as plumbing, electrical, carpentry and HVAC.
- The ability to troubleshoot problems and formulate appropriate responses.
- Knowledge of departmental safety procedures and practices.
- Ability to operate a variety of Parks and Recreation Department equipment used in building maintenance and repair.
- Ability to maintain work records tracking projects and prepare reports about completed work projects.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision and lead subordinate employees in assigned work projects.
- Basic skills in computer applications for work orders, purchasing, and time cards.