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Grounds and Facilities Maintenance Tech II

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.00/hr - $18.75/hr
  • Posted Date:06/25/2019


Under the direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation, the Grounds and Facilities Maintenance Tech II performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled work in maintenance, repair, carpentry, and welding of City-owned buildings and facilities; perform general maintenance duties including painting, plumbing, moving and assembling furniture, exterior grounds clean-up, and welding work; and complete work order requests; may exercise functional supervision over assigned staff; and perform other duties as assigned.



  • Participate in the manual labor associated with the maintenance, repair and construction of Parks and Recreation buildings and facilities.
  • Repair and install counters, cabinets, shelves, tables, benches, partitions, floors, doors, and plumbing fixtures, for the purpose of modifying and/or adapting facilities to specific needs.
  • Install and repair door locks, door closures, and overhead doors.
  • Install and replace ceiling tiles.
  • Repair wooden and chain link fences.
  • Install and repair glass in windows, doors, and partitions.
  • Assist in the remove interior and exterior walls, doors, and windows.
  • Perform interior and exterior painting.
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, or oral instructions.
  • Participate in chemical application duties; stores, mixes, and sprays herbicides, fungicides, and pesticides; ensures proper application of all materials; performs all duties in compliance with federal, state, local laws and mandated health and safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform exterior grounds clean-up at all Parks and Recreation buildings and facilities.
  • Operate a variety of complex equipment, machinery and tools including: light trucks, backhoes, forklift, air compressors, jackhammers, pumps, concrete saws and mixers, hammer drills, generators, various power saws, measuring devices, mowers and other similar power equipment and machinery.
  • Inform personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing necessary information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with building and safety regulations.
  • Inspect facilities and new construction for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
  • Maintain vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  • Secure necessary supplies and utilizes vehicles and specialized equipment as needed on projects, maintenance, repairs, and replacements.
  • Assist in working and the set up/take down of park events and programs.
  • Travel to remote locations as necessary.
  • Regular, reliable and punctual attendance is an essential function of the job.



  • Perform all other related duties as assigned, including any special or recurring projects that may be assigned.
  • Assist other City departments for special projects and events.
  • Ensure availability for periodic afterhours and/or on-call duties.  Must be consistently at work and on time.
  • Carry mobile device(s) to promote timely communication and responses regarding technical support issues.
  • Must be able to exercise independent judgement.
  • Maintain good working relationship with vendors.
  • Works overtime as required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Log daily work order reports.
  • Participates in on-call rotation schedule as required to perform the duties of the position.
  • Participate as first responders in emergency situations (i.e. tropical storms, hurricanes, and tornados, train derailments, hazardous material spills, etc.).
  • Abides by all policies, procedures, rules, etc. associated with the City’s Safety Program.  Must actively promote and personally observe safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.



Mandatory Requirements

  • A minimum of three (3) years of responsible experience in carpentry, maintenance, repair, and welding of facilities maintenance.
  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Skilled in operating equipment/power tools used in carpentry and welding maintenance.
  • Skilled in planning and managing projects.
  • Knowledge of carpentry terminology and materials used in the trade.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in both rough and finished carpentry in the trade.
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Ability to design, build, install, and repair structural woodwork, flooring, ceilings and cabinetry.
  • Ability to operate, maintain, and calibrate hand and power carpentry tools.
  • Ability to read and comprehend plans and blueprints.
  • Ability to recognize and select appropriate lumber types and grades.
  • Ability to make rough sketches.
  • Ability to estimate cost, time and materials of carpentry and welding projects.
  • Ability to perform heavy physical labor, train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area.
  • Ability to follow and give oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to maintain detailed records, make oral and written reports.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally, and with others to assimilate, understand, and convey information, in a manner consistent with job functions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
  • Ability to represent the City, the department, or the organizational unit effectively in contacts with representatives of other agencies, City departments, and the public.
  • Ability to acquire a general knowledge of division policies and procedures as related to facilities maintenance operations.
  • Ability to use initiative and independent judgment within established policy and procedural guidelines.
  • Ability to take a proactive approach to customer service issues.
  • Ability to work in a safe manner, following City safety practices and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information.
  • Must participate as first responders in emergency situations (i.e. tropical storms, hurricanes, and tornados, train derailments, hazardous material spills, etc.)
  • Must participate in employee performance evaluations in accordance with the City of Bay City Employee Guidelines for City Employees.
  • Must pass a medical physical examination and drug test.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Class C Texas State Driver's License and safe driving record.
  • To perform this job successfully, the person in this position must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Desirable Requirements

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • First-Aid/CPR Certified.
  • Certified Flagger or previous experience as a flagger.



  • Endurance/Moving About: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Move from location to location.
  • Endurance/Overall strength: Medium work. Exerts force and/or lifts or carries objects weighing up to 150 pounds occasionally.
  • Walking: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Move about on foot.
  • Sitting: Frequently (1/3 or more of the time).
  • Lifting/Carrying: Periodic. Lift by manually raising or lowering an object from one level to another (including upward pulling), and/or carry transport and object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder.
  • Pushing/Pulling: Periodic. Push by exerting force on an object so that it moves away from the force or worker (including slapping, striking, kicking, and treadle actions); and/or pull by exerting force on an object so that it moves toward the force or worker (including jerking).
  • Climbing Periodic. Ascend or descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, ropes, and the like using the feet and legs and /or hands and arms.
  • Balancing: Periodic. Maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, or running on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Bending/Stooping: Periodic. Stoop by bending the body downward or forward by flexing the spine at the waist, and /or bend by extending the spine backward or from side to side.
  • Kneeling/Crouching: Periodic. Kneel by bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees, and/or crouch by bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine.
  • Crawling: Periodic. Move about on the hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Extend hands and arms in any direction.
  • Handling: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Seize, hold, grasp, turn or otherwise work with the hand or hands.
  • Rotation: Frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time). Twist and turn the spine or a ball and socket joint such as the shoulder or hip.
  • Talking: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time). Express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to clients or to the public and convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Hearing: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time). Perceive the nature of sounds by the ear both on telephone and in person.
  • Seeing: Constantly (2/3 or more of the time). Obtain impressions through the eyes of the shape, size, distance, motion, color or other characteristics of objects.
  • Reading: Read written reports and instructions.
  • Writing: Able to accurately record information and summary of events.



  • Location: Majority outside and some inside. Work spent outside (where there may be no effective protection from weather) and work spent inside (where there is protection from weather, but not necessarily from temperature changes).
  • Extreme Cold: Endure temperature(s) sufficiently low to cause marked bodily discomfort unless exceptional protection is used.
  • Extreme Heat: Endure temperature(s) sufficiently high to cause marked bodily discomfort unless exceptional protection is used.
  • Wet Conditions: Endure contact with water or other liquids.
  • Noise / Vibration: Periodic. Occasionally endure noises, either constant or intermittent, or work sites.
  • Smell: Fumes chemicals, or toxic substances.
  • Requires 24 hour on-call status for emergency situations.
  • Shift work (including weekends and holidays) may be required.






Receive direction from the Director of Parks and Recreation and, on occasion, from more experienced workers.



Normal working hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with one hour for lunch.  Overtime may be required.  In emergencies may be called into work and work schedule will be adjusted during the emergency.  Work schedule is subject to change at any time.



  • Support City and Department goals and objectives.
  • Serve and meet the needs of our citizens during routine or emergency situations.
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, demonstrate team skills, and perform a fair share of team responsibilities.
  • Plan and organize his/her work, time and resources, and, if applicable, that of subordinates.
  • Contribute to the development of others, to the Department, and the City.
  • Produce desired work outcomes including quality, quantity and timeliness.
  • Communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates and people to whom service is provided.
  • Understand and value differences in employees and value input from others.
  • Consistently report to work and work assignments prepared and on schedule.
  • Consistently display a positive behavior with regard to work, willingly accept constructive criticism and be respectful of others.



The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City of Bay City and the employee and is subject to change by the City of Bay City as the needs of the City and requirements of the job change.  The City of Bay City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In compliance with the American’s with Disability Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Formal application or letter of interest, rating of education and experience; oral interview, reference and criminal background checks, and drug screens are required.  In addition, job related tests may also be required.
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