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Wapsi Center Resident Caretaker

Posted 09/17/2021
County Scott
Location Dixon ,Iowa
Salary $13.65 per hour + housing!


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Completes routine repair and maintenance work on park buildings and facilities to include minor carpentry repairs, finishing work on remodel or building projects, and fabrication and repair of park signage; coordination with full-time staff on major repairs.
  • Performs daily janitorial tasks; mops, sweeps, vacuums, cleans, and disinfects all buildings, restrooms, showers, including the private residence provided.
  • Performs a variety of grounds maintenance work to include mowing, cutting brush, hauling gravel and garbage, grading, removing snow from roads and walkways, and making minor repairs to roads or trails.
  • Performs routine forestry tasks such as pruning, thinning, and planting of trees, shrubs, and grass.
  • Installs sinks and toilets; cleans drains; solders leaks; replaces pipes; performs other minor routine plumbing repairs.
  • Operates a variety of equipment to complete work to include trucks, tractors, commercial mowing equipment, and utility vehicles to maintain grounds, perform garbage pick-up, plow snow and haul materials.
  • Makes recommendations for and orders repair parts or supplies for building/grounds maintenance, with appropriate authority from supervisor.
  • Coordinates and works with full-time maintenance staff when assistance is needed or when directed.
  • Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

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