Houston City Jobs – Equipment Worker

Website City of Houston

Job Description:

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking an Equipment Worker (Medium) to join its Facilities Management and Development team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of manual tasks and activities, i.e. spraying, lawn care, moving furniture, roofing, painting, digging manholes, mowing, pouring concrete or asphalt, etc.
  • Maintains, cleans and services equipment, vehicles, tools and facilities. Inspects vehicles for required supplies, materials and equipment.
  • May act as a lead of a crew and coordinate and monitor work assignments and personnel
  • Operates heavy equipment and operates trucks to transport equipment, refuse and/or materials to and from work sites.
  • Observes and follows safety procedures and precautions at work-site.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • This position is designated among essential personnel under the City of Houston’s Emergency Management Policy .
  • Prepares and maintains reports, forms and records.
  • May investigate and respond to complaints.

Job Requirements:

  • The position requires stooping, bending and/or lifting of items of up to 80 pounds with occasional periods of walking on rough surfaces.
  • Six months of experience in the operation of plant or automotive equipment and attachments are required.
  • May require a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and comply with the City of Houston’s policy on driving based on the type of equipment the individual is assigned to operate.
  • Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and/or basic written instructions as might normally be acquired through 9 to 11 years of formal schooling.

Job Details:

Company: City of Houston

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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