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Parks Laborer Full-Time|Seasonal

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Parks Laborer Full-Time|Seasonal   

JOB TITLE:

Parks Laborer Full-Time|Seasonal

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Medford, OR Oregon United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Do you like working outdoors in the fresh air?
Do you enjoy the City parks and want to earn extra money to keep them maintained?
Join the City of Medford's Park Maintenance team!

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We're seeking dedicated individuals for a full-time, 6-month term to contribute to the daily maintenance of parks and facility locations.
As a Parks Laborer, your responsibilities will include trash and ground litter pickup, mowing, edging, and blowing, tournament set-up and breakdown, as well as restocking restrooms and artificial turf maintenance.

Apply now to be a part of our commitment to creating vibrant and well-maintained public spaces.


Required Education and Experience :

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; and
  • Must be 18 years of age or older by date of hire.

Additional Eligibility Requirements :
  • Working knowledge of basic building operation, repairs, equipment used and cleaning buildings.
  • Basic knowledge of the practices and techniques of landscape maintenance, tree care, and basic landscape construction techniques.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures for this line of work.
  • Must be honest and truthful in all tasks and responsibilities.
  • Possession of valid driver's license by date of hire.
    New employees establishing resident status in the State of Oregon must obtain an Oregon driver's license within 30 days (ORS 807.
    020 (1)).
  • Ability to maintain an acceptable driving record throughout employment.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the City.

Available Schedule:

  • Sunday - Thursday,8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Medford is one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacific Northwest and is located in Jackson County, Oregon.
Situated in the heart of the scenic Rogue Valley, Medford, population 88,357, is the hub of Oregon's fourth-largest metropolitan area.
Located along I-5 in southern Oregon, just 20 miles from the California border, Medford is surrounded by breathtaking mountains in a region featuring world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, including Crater Lake National Park and the Oregon Coast.
As the largest city between Eugene and Sacramento, Medford is a growing city with a high quality of life, a growing economy and a moderate climate.

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Click on the links below to learn more about Medford.

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Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Clean, stock, open and close Park restrooms and gates.
    Removes trash and ground litter in City of Medford Parks, Right of Ways, and facility areas.
  • May be required to drive a City vehicle to various park locations.
  • Assists park staff in a variety of daily tasks or special projects.
  • Ability to perform labor safely in all types of weather.
  • Ability to prepare and read simple reports and field diagrams.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and/or work with others in daily tasks.
  • Ability to follow oral, written, and drawn instructions.
  • Ability to relate to the public in a positive manner.
  • Adhere to safety practices and standards when performing all duties.

Other Functions of the Position:
  • Operates handheld gas-powered equipment to include string trimmers, hedge trimmers, blowers, and chain saws.
  • Operates riding mowers and tractors.
  • Perform manual landscape maintenance to include pruning, weeding, and planting.
  • Performs equipment maintenance.
  • Upholds the values of the organization and has strong customer service orientation.
  • Handles job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace.
  • Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.
  • Is an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.
  • Performs other related projects and duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates regular, reliable, and punctual attendance.

Competencies:

Team Player

- Effective performers are team oriented.
They identify with the larger organizational team and their role within it.
They share resources, respond to requests from other parts of the organization, and support larger legitimate organizational agendas as more important than local or personal goals.


Drive/Energy - Effective performers have a high level of energy and the motivation to sustain it over time.
They are ambitious and passionate about their role in the City.
They have the stamina and endurance to handle the substantial workload present in todays organizations.
They know that a healthy work/life balance is important to sustained energy.
They are motivated to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce even in exhausting circumstances.


Informal Communication - Effective performers clearly and articulately convey information to others in casual or informal situations.
They understand most of the communication is delivered through nonverbal cues and can interpret body language accurately and use it appropriately.


Positive Impact - Effective performers make positive impressions on those around them.
They are personable, self-confident, and generally likable.
They are optimistic and enthusiastic about what they do, and their excitement is contagious.
They energize those around them.


Results Orientation - Effective performers maintain appropriate focus on outcomes and accomplishments.
They are motivated by achievement and persist until the goal is reached.
They convey a sense of urgency to make things happen.
They respect the need to balance short- and long-term goals.
They are driven by a need for closure.


Work Environment & Physical Demands:
The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at work sites.
The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and wind.


Moderate physical demands associated with landscape maintenance and facility maintenance.
The position may lift objects that weigh up to 75 pounds, walks, and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.
The employee lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries objects; uses lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue; and effectively jumps, sprints, or throws objects.
The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.
The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs.
The employee must have excellent stamina.

IMPORTANT (Please read):

  1. It is important your application shows all the relevant experience you possess.

  2. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
  3. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application; an application will be considered incomplete with a \\\"see resume\\\" response.
  4. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience as we compare applicants.

How to Apply:

  1. Applications are only accepted online and must be received by the posted closing date/time.
  2. Selection procedures and timelines subject to change.
  3. Those selected must be able to provide proof of legal right to work in this country.

Hiring will be subject to successful completion of the following:
  • Criminal history background investigation
  • Favorable driving record
  • Physical examination
  • Clear drug screen following federal law (which includes testing for cannabis)
  • Professional reference check

Questions or Assistance:
  • If you have questions about the job posting, please contact the Human Resources department at (541) 774-2014.
  • For technical assistance completing your online application, please contact Government Jobs at (855) 524-5627.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

17.36 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707245100-0494e2562fa3fdb4f1b88ed3f69827cc

LOCATION:

Oregon United States

CITY:

Medford, OR

Job Origin:

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Do you like working outdoors in the fresh air?
Do you enjoy the City parks and want to earn extra money to keep them maintained?
Join the City of Medford's Park Maintenance team!

We're seeking dedicated individuals for a full-time, 6-month term to contribute to the daily maintenance of parks and facility locations. As a Parks Laborer, your responsibilities will include trash and ground litter pickup, mowing, edging, and blowing, tournament set-up and breakdown, as well as restocking restrooms and artificial turf maintenance.

Apply now to be a part of our commitment to creating vibrant and well-maintained public spaces.


Required Education and Experience :

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent; and
  • Must be 18 years of age or older by date of hire.

Additional Eligibility Requirements :
  • Working knowledge of basic building operation, repairs, equipment used and cleaning buildings.
  • Basic knowledge of the practices and techniques of landscape maintenance, tree care, and basic landscape construction techniques.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures for this line of work.
  • Must be honest and truthful in all tasks and responsibilities.
  • Possession of valid driver's license by date of hire. New employees establishing resident status in the State of Oregon must obtain an Oregon driver's license within 30 days (ORS 807.020 (1)).
  • Ability to maintain an acceptable driving record throughout employment.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the City.

Available Schedule:

  • Sunday - Thursday,8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Additional Benefits :


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Medford is one of the most beautiful areas of the Pacific Northwest and is located in Jackson County, Oregon. Situated in the heart of the scenic Rogue Valley, Medford, population 88,357, is the hub of Oregon's fourth-largest metropolitan area. Located along I-5 in southern Oregon, just 20 miles from the California border, Medford is surrounded by breathtaking mountains in a region featuring world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, including Crater Lake National Park and the Oregon Coast. As the largest city between Eugene and Sacramento, Medford is a growing city with a high quality of life, a growing economy and a moderate climate.

Where the west coast plays

Click on the links below to learn more about Medford.
Travel Medford
Visitor Guide
Sports
The Chamber

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Clean, stock, open and close Park restrooms and gates. Removes trash and ground litter in City of Medford Parks, Right of Ways, and facility areas.
  • May be required to drive a City vehicle to various park locations.
  • Assists park staff in a variety of daily tasks or special projects.
  • Ability to perform labor safely in all types of weather.
  • Ability to prepare and read simple reports and field diagrams.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and/or work with others in daily tasks.
  • Ability to follow oral, written, and drawn instructions.
  • Ability to relate to the public in a positive manner.
  • Adhere to safety practices and standards when performing all duties.

Other Functions of the Position:
  • Operates handheld gas-powered equipment to include string trimmers, hedge trimmers, blowers, and chain saws.
  • Operates riding mowers and tractors.
  • Perform manual landscape maintenance to include pruning, weeding, and planting.
  • Performs equipment maintenance.
  • Upholds the values of the organization and has strong customer service orientation.
  • Handles job stress and interact effectively with others in the workplace.
  • Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.
  • Is an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.
  • Performs other related projects and duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates regular, reliable, and punctual attendance.

Competencies:

Team Player

- Effective performers are team oriented. They identify with the larger organizational team and their role within it. They share resources, respond to requests from other parts of the organization, and support larger legitimate organizational agendas as more important than local or personal goals.

Drive/Energy - Effective performers have a high level of energy and the motivation to sustain it over time. They are ambitious and passionate about their role in the City. They have the stamina and endurance to handle the substantial workload present in todays organizations. They know that a healthy work/life balance is important to sustained energy. They are motivated to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce even in exhausting circumstances.

Informal Communication - Effective performers clearly and articulately convey information to others in casual or informal situations. They understand most of the communication is delivered through nonverbal cues and can interpret body language accurately and use it appropriately.

Positive Impact - Effective performers make positive impressions on those around them. They are personable, self-confident, and generally likable. They are optimistic and enthusiastic about what they do, and their excitement is contagious. They energize those around them.

Results Orientation - Effective performers maintain appropriate focus on outcomes and accomplishments. They are motivated by achievement and persist until the goal is reached. They convey a sense of urgency to make things happen. They respect the need to balance short- and long-term goals. They are driven by a need for closure.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:
The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at work sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and wind.

Moderate physical demands associated with landscape maintenance and facility maintenance. The position may lift objects that weigh up to 75 pounds, walks, and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries objects; uses lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue; and effectively jumps, sprints, or throws objects. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.

IMPORTANT (Please read):

  1. It is important your application shows all the relevant experience you possess.

  2. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
  3. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an online application; an application will be considered incomplete with a \\\"see resume\\\" response.
  4. Please complete the application and answer the supplemental questions thoroughly to ensure our subject matter experts can appropriately evaluate your experience as we compare applicants.

How to Apply:

  1. Applications are only accepted online and must be received by the posted closing date/time.
  2. Selection procedures and timelines subject to change.
  3. Those selected must be able to provide proof of legal right to work in this country.

Hiring will be subject to successful completion of the following:
  • Criminal history background investigation
  • Favorable driving record
  • Physical examination
  • Clear drug screen following federal law (which includes testing for cannabis)
  • Professional reference check

Questions or Assistance:
  • If you have questions about the job posting, please contact the Human Resources department at (541) 774-2014.
  • For technical assistance completing your online application, please contact Government Jobs at (855) 524-5627.


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