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Missoula County Parks & Trails Maintenance and Stewardship Technician in Missoula, Montana

invites applications for the position of:
Parks & Trails Maintenance and Stewardship Technician
SALARY: $18.08 Hourly
DEPARTMENT: Community & Planning Services
DIVISION: Parks, Trails & Open Lands
OPENING DATE: 03/17/22
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
BARGAINING UNIT: Non-Union Personnel Plan
WORK SITE: Missoula County

• Please complete all sections of the online application, even if a resume is submitted.
• Incomplete applications will be disqualified.
• Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.
DEFINITION: Performs general maintenance, technical repair work and stewardship activities on buildings, grounds, and equipment, and performs special event coordination for rental facilities; and assists Parks and Trails Operations Administrator to oversee maintenance and coordinate projects for the Parks, Trails and Open Lands Division of Community and Planning Services.

REPRESENTATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK: Maintains landscaped areas, park improvements, rental facilities, paved and natural surface trails, naturally vegetated areas, parking lots and other parks and trails facilities. Assists with facility and grounds winterization work and spring start up duties including irrigation system repairs. Performs grounds work including sweeping, snow removal, shoveling, tree pruning and turf and natural field mowing and maintenance. Maintains familiarity with system-wide structures, facilities and grounds and reports any maintenance issues or unsafe conditions to the Parks and Trails Operations Administrator. Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on various systems as needed. Maintains an inventory of parts, tools and supplies. May solicit quotes from vendors and schedule contractors for repair and maintenance. Escorts or oversees vendors within parks and trails system to ensure compliance with safety and security requirements. Provides oversight to contractors to ensure compliance with contract terms and performance standards. Operates and oversees the operation of a variety of vehicles and motorized equipment including: Class A motor vehicles with trailered equipment, riding mowers, Bobcat Toolcat with plowing, mowing and sweeping attachments, water truck, saws, grinders, welders, weed whackers. Performs maintenance and minor repairs on vehicles and equipment. Maintains rental facilities, including purchasing and stocking facility supplies, cleaning event space, and assessing damage for release of rental deposits. Oversees volunteers, community service workers and contractors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires high school graduation or GED. Requires two years of grounds, building and equipment maintenance work experience. Special event experience desired. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires a valid MT Driver's license.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Requires considerable physical activity bending, stooping, crawling, climbing ladders and heavy lifting (50 to 100 plus pounds) with the use of mechanical or people assists. Also requires working at a height of up to 25 ft. Requires performing work out of doors in inclement weather. Involves moderate risks from working around moving parts or machines or trips and falls. Schedule may include occasional work on weekends, evenings, and holidays as necessary to support events and activities. May require serving in an on-call capacity that requires carrying a cell phone.


200 W Broadway
Missoula, MT 59802
Position #2022-00080