Maintenance Worker

Falls Church, Virginia
$31,127.62 - $51,879.98 Annually
Nov 21, 2020
Dec 05, 2020
Full Time
Job Announcement

Participates in a variety of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled tasks such as litter and debris removal, snow removal, mowing and string trimming, infield maintenance, synthetic turf maintenance, fence repair, carpentry, painting, grading (drainage improvement), tree trimming, removal of downed trees, irrigation repair, asphalt and masonry repair associated with park maintenance as defined in maintenance duties. Leads the daily activity of other staff in the absence of the Maintenance Crew Chief. Maintains daily logs of work performed, equipment maintenance and other required reports in the absence of the Maintenance Crew Chief. Drives a county vehicle in the absence of the Maintenance Crew Chief and as operational needs require to complete job tasks or review the work site. Ability to work overtime for special and emergency weather events.

Note: Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position. Positions available at multiple sites.

• 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton, VA (Area 1)
• 8116 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA (Area 2)
• 6901 South Kings Highway, Alexandria, VA (Area 3)
• 10401 Burke Lake Road, Fairfax Station, VA (Area 4)
• 4501 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Chantilly, VA (Area 5)
• 1410 Hunter Mill Road, Reston, VA (Area 6)

Illustrative Duties

  • Collects and/or disposes of refuse, yard debris, recyclables, and other solid waste materials;
  • Clears sidewalks of ice and snow;
  • Mixes and pours concrete for foundations or other construction repair work;
  • Operates various types of trucks (e.g., dump truck, loader, flusher) for transporting equipment, tools, or crews to job sites;
  • Cleans facilities, to include removing trash and litter;
  • Loads and unloads trucks;
  • Moves furniture, heavy equipment, and materials;
  • Performs routine building maintenance tasks (e.g., replacing light bulbs, moving and making minor repairs to furniture);
  • Repairs and maintains walkways, gutters, and downspouts;
  • Applies pesticides, fertilizer, and other chemicals under supervision of a certified pest applicator;
  • Maintains and repairs grounds and turf (i.e., reconditioning, vegetation control, and repairs);
  • Repairs irrigation systems (i.e., sprinklers, valves, and pipes);
  • Performs various landscaping tasks, to include propagating beds, edging, mulching, and planting;
  • Performs minor building and/or equipment repair and/or maintenance;
  • Operates tractors and mowers, chain saws, or cutoff saws;
  • Engages in safe working practices and complies with safety programs and guidelines;
  • Reports unsafe working conditions;
  • Complies with safety competencies.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of construction and maintenance of asphalt and concrete;
  • Working knowledge of small equipment to include weed eater, push mower, power tamper, chain saw, concrete saw and gas generator;
  • Basic knowledge of air compressors and pneumatic tools;
  • Knowledge of and the ability to use and perform basic scheduled maintenance on various types of hand tools, machinery, etc.;
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices;
  • Ability to perform duties requiring manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude;
  • Ability to operate various types of motor vehicles;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Ability to work outside with regular exposure to severe weather, noxious fumes, high levels of dust, etc.;
  • Ability to perform medium to heavy manual labor;
  • Ability to comprehend and comply to safety practices;
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with customers, employees and supervisors.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.

A valid motor vehicle driver's license is required. Positions within this classification requiring a valid motor vehicle license are subject to a driving record check as a condition of employment and periodically thereafter, as determined by Risk Management.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a check of the Child Protective Services Registry, a driver's license check, and a pre-employment physical examination to the satisfaction of the employer.

Some positions within this classification maybe required to work overtime and are subject to 24 hour emergency callback.

Experience performing maintenance activities to parks using skid-steers with attachments, tractor with attachments, riding mowers, small equipment experience with chainsaws, weed-trimmers, edgers, blowers, and walk-behind mowers. Experience with the repair and maintenance of outdoor maintenance equipment, such as mowers, tractors, and landscape equipment.

Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time. Ability to work in variable weather conditions while performing physical labor. Ability to traverse uneven ground. Ability to bend, twist, turn, stand, sit and stoop Ability to operate motor vehicle and trailer. Ability to operate grounds equipment. Ability to climb on and off equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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