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Recreation Maintenance Worker 1
Title:Recreation Maintenance Worker 1
Salary Range:$9.85
Estimated Hours/Schedule:20-37 hrs.per.wk. * Flexible hours;includes nights, weekends and some holidays.

20-37 HOURS PER WEEK. * Flexible hours; will include nights, weekends and some holidays.


Tentative Start date: January 16, 2013 or until filled.

Under general supervision, performs both custodial and/or maintenance duties at assigned recreation buildings and facilities, including swimming pools, tennis courts, picnic areas and sports fields; and performs related work as required. 

An employee in this class performs both routine and specialized custodial/maintenance work at recreation facilities.  Duties may include swimming pool and tennis court maintenance, as well as general custodial work in a variety of buildings and facilities. 

Incumbents may not perform all duties.  Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Opens and secures recreation buildings and facilities and acts as an attendant during use.
  • Sets up tables and chairs and arranges equipment and rooms for use.
  • Performs a variety of custodial duties including, but not limited to, cleaning floors, carpets, windows, tables and other furniture.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms and keeps them supplied.
  • Operates buffers, vacuum cleaners and other custodial equipment.
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment.
  • Performs routine and specialized swimming pool and tennis court maintenance.
  • Prepares sports fields for recreational activities.
  • Sweeps paths and sidewalks; rakes leaves and removes refuse/debris.
  • Paints and performs minor building repair.
  • Inspects assigned facilities and equipment regularly regarding condition, safety, and degree of use; recommends more complex maintenance and repair if needed.
  • At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors and the public.                                                                                                                                        
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position.  The functions of this position are generally performed in both indoor and outdoor locations with variable climatic conditions (heat and cold, wet and dry), variable terrain, exposure to dust and pollen, and proximity to hazardous materials including paints, solvents, cleaning agents, dust and pool chemicals.  Positions may require irregular working hours during the day and evenings, and may include weekdays, weekends and holidays.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to have:  hearing and speech adequate to communicate in person, by telephone and radio; vision that distinguishes colors, has depth perception, uses both eyes and can read small print; bodily movement adequate to drive vehicles, traverse terrain, stand for long periods of time, and to occasionally sit, walk, stand, climb, bend, stoop, kneel, crawl, reach, turn, climb, reach, push and pull; manual dexterity to use tools, perform repetitive hand movements, and communicate in writing; strength to safely perform lifting and carrying of items up to 75 pounds; tolerance to work under adverse weather conditions such as outdoors in rain, heat and cold; ability to climb ladders.


Ability and Skill to:
  •  Perform a wide range of custodial and maintenance activities, including some requiring moderate physical labor, with substantial independence.
  • Operate a variety of hand tools used in custodial and maintenance work.
  • Plan and schedule maintenance activities.
  • Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Understand and apply appropriate safety procedures.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Knowledge of:
  • Principles, methods, tools and equipment used in custodial work.
  • The use of paints, oils, stains and adhesives.
  • Occupational hazards and related safety precautions.
  • Operation of the various types of tools and equipment used in custodial and maintenance work.
  • Use, storage and disposal of hazardous materials.


  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education that provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the class is also acceptable.
Special Requirements:
  • A valid State of California driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are continuously required. 
  •  Must pass a fingerprint and/or background clearance prior to employment.
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