Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Position Annoucement: Parks and Sports Facilities Equipment Manager, City of Peoria

Parks and Sports Facilities Equipment Mechanic
City of Peoria
$18.76 - $25.23 hourly

The purpose of this position is to perform skilled tasks in the repair and preventative maintenance of a variety of tools and mechanical park equipment at multiple sports facilities locations. This is accomplished by inspecting, troubleshooting and repairing turf and grounds equipment, vehicles and tractors, and ordering and monitoring parts. Other duties may include completing related tasks as assigned.

  Inspects, tests, diagnoses and repairs problems involving various systems/components of parks-related tools and equipment such as gasoline/diesel motors, mowers, tractors, utility vehicles, and other tools. Overhauls various light and heavy equipment engines. 
 Performs preventative maintenance and maintains records of services and repairs. Sharpens mowers and monitors for proper height cut. 
 Orders parts and supplies following City purchasing procedures, picks up parts as necessary. 
 Performs light welding and machine work. 
 Trains employees on proper equipment operation and tool use. 
 Assists with field preparation as required; mows and pulls field tarps. 
 Maintains inventory of equipment. 
 Establishes and maintains a schedule for preventative maintenance of equipment.

Work requires a high school graduation or equivalency and 3-5 years experience. A valid AZ Class “D” driver’s license is required upon hire. A valid AZ Class “A” Commercial driver’s license is required within 60 days of hire. Small Engine Certification is required within 6 months of hire.The City of Peoria offers the following benefits to eligible employee groups: Paid Leave (Holidays, Vacation, Sick, Personal), Arizona State Retirement System, Deferred Compensation Program, Major Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance Program, Optional Voluntary Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Assistance Program, Industrial Insurance, Safety Awards, Employee Suggestion Program, Uniform Allowance (as determined by policy).

To be considered for this position, you are required to apply online. Applications will be accepted August 21 through September 7, 2014. Visit City of Peoria Human Resources website at to apply, view a full job description, requirements, etc. EOE

Parks and Sports Facilities Equipment Mechanic
$18.76 - $25.23 hourly