SUMMARY: Under basic supervision, performs general maintenance and repair work on Teton County/Jackson grounds, facilities, parks and right of ways.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Cleans and maintains grounds, restrooms and facilities; paints, builds and installs fencing, mops floors, sweeps dirt, rakes leaves, mows turf, removes snow from pathways and sidewalks.
Collects litter from grounds and facilities; empties trash receptacles.
Performs preventative maintenance on tools and equipment; purchases equipment, tools, and supplies.
Conducts basic electrical, mechanical and plumbing maintenance and repair; operates tractors, mowers, vehicles, and various light equipment.
Supports the relationship between Teton County staff and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and County staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and County information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND one year experience in grounds maintenance, building maintenance, or related field; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Must possess a valid Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record.
Additional Salary Information: Full time benefited position: Health Insurance; paid sick, vacation and holidays; retirement benefits
Internal Number: 125008
Teton County/Jackson is located in western Wyoming, and is a gateway community to Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest. Teton County is over 76,000 acres, of which 97% is federally owned. Tourism is the driving force of the local economy, and sales tax is the primary funding source for local government services. Approximately 65% of the sales tax base come from visitors. Teton County has approximately 25,000 residents, of which 8,000 of those are in the town of Jackson. Jackson is the only incorporated town within Teton County. A significant number of the residents in Teton County are second home owners. According to the 2012 Teton County/Jackson Comprehensive plan, the common values of community character are ecosystem stewardship; growth management; and quality of life.Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department operates as a County agency under a Joint Powers Agreement between the town and county. Department Funding is split between the County at 55% and the Town at 45% based upon the 2010 Census on residential population distribution. The department also partners with the Teton County School district through a ...shared facility use agreement.The department has (11) eleven developed parks comprising 60 acres and (4) four undeveloped parks comprising 89 acres; a 40,000 square foot recreation center with a gymnasium, multi-purpose space, 8-lane lap pool, leisure pool, splash down pool/slide tower and therapy pool; 50 miles of paved multimodal pathways; and management of approximately 1,000 acres of BLM Snake River Recreation parcels. Through the school district agreement, the department has management and maintenance responsibilities of 11 athletic fields comprising 18 acres. Lastly, the department has grounds maintenance responsibility for all town and county government facilities and town right-of ways.