May 28, 2024

Maintenance Technician

Full Time

General Definition of Work

Performs semiskilled work performing a variety of water and sewer line, building and grounds, and streets maintenance and repair assignments, and related work as assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Maintenance Crew Leader and Public Works Director.

 Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Essential Functions

Assist with collection of leaf collection and chipping of brush pick up;

Assist with landscape-related duties for ground maintenance such as mowing grass, edging sidewalks and curbs, operating weed trimmers, trims trees and shrubs;.

Assist with setup, tear down, and janitorial work related to the Town’s parks and special events;

Assist with maintenance and general repair of facilities  at Grand Caverns, Mountain View Park and other Town properties;

Assist with snow removal and ice control;

Assist with preventive maintenance on equipment and facility maintenance;

Operate a variety of light and heavy equipment in park, street, sanitation, water and sewer repair work;

Assist with the maintenance and repair of the Town’s water and sewer system, including the pumping and maintenance of septic tanks;

Assist with reading water meters;

Assist with the replacement and maintenance of street signs;

Required to be available to work outside normal work hours in on-call status and in emergency call-back incidents;  

Other duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance and repair; thorough knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with type of work assigned; skill in the use of hand and power tools of the trade; ability to recognize and diagnose problems; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to make decisions within scope of responsibility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience

Highschool diploma or GED and minimal experience in custodial and building maintenance work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in water and sewer maintenance and repair is a preferred.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arms length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions(non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to vibration; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements

Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ($1/hour increase in hourly rate upon completion of CDL)

Position open until filled