In the Department of Environmental Protection this class is accountable for performing basic maintenance and routine manual, mechanical and/or physical work in trade practices.
GUIDELINES FOR CLASS USE:
This class represents the basic working level within the Environmental Protection Maintainer series. Incumbents in this class independently perform basic buildings and grounds maintenance tasks and, under general supervision, may assist in performing semi-skilled trade tasks.
Initially works under the close supervision of an Environmental Protection Park and Recreation Supervisor or other employee of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.
May assist in the supervision of seasonal employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
At facilities owned by or under control of Department of Environmental Protection performs general maintenance tasks including but not limited to mowing lawns, raking, picking up trash, cleaning restrooms, cleaning fireplaces, washing vehicles, moving furniture, brushcutting, planting shrubs, transplanting, cutting, pruning, etc.; may operate and make minor repairs of light equipment and vehicles such as trucks, tractors, mowing machinery, power saws, boats and related equipment; may operate short-wave radio equipment; may assist in performing tasks relating to care, propagation and stocking of fish such as cleaning tanks and feeding fish; may receive training in and assist in performing semi-skilled maintenance and/or construction work including but not limited to rough carpentry, painting, masonry, minor electrical, mechanical or plumbing repairs, etc.; may perform patrol and fire fighting activities; may act as a firefighter; may perform clerical duties of very limited duration; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Basic interpersonal skills; ability to perform basic maintenance and routine manual, mechanical and/or physical work in trade practices; ability to operate and make minor repairs to small tools and mechanical equipment; ability to follow instructions.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Any experience and training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.
Incumbents in this class may perform emergency first aid as needed and may be required to obtain and retain a Standard First Aid Certificate.
Incumbents engaged in the operation of heavy equipment shall possess and retain the necessary current licenses, permits and or certifications as required by Federal and State laws and regulations.
Incumbents performing skilled trade work may be required to possess and retain appropriate current licenses and or certifications as required by a particular trade.
Incumbents may be required to operate a motor vehicle and to possess and retain the appropriate current Motor Vehicle license, such as a Commercial Driver's license.
Incumbents in this class must be in good health and must have and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to effectively perform the duties of the class.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury working under varying weather conditions, lifting moderate weights and handling chemical solutions.
This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group PS 02 approved effective July 1, 2004. (Revised Special Requirements)