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Recreation Maintenance Worker
Title:Recreation Maintenance Worker

AQz1Eh8gTybGAAAAAElFTkSuQmCCThe Ware County Human Resources Department's mission is to afford high quality, cost-effective personnel management, training, administration and services for all departments without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation, in accordance with applicable laws, personnel regulations and county policies and procedures. The Department achieves this by serving as a strategic player with department personnel and providing quality leadership, technical assistance and accurate information. Continuous focus on process improvement helps us to realize our mission goals. The Human Resources staff models respectful and ethical behavior, provides a welcoming and positive work environment, encourages diversity, and creates value-added training and professional development opportunities, while applying adaptive innovations as the needs of our workforce change.

All questions or comments regarding position announcements may be directed to:

Theresa Bailey | Human Resources
800 Church Street | Suite 202A | Waycross, GA, 31501
(912)-287-4333 Office | (912)-287-2494 Fax

E-Verify Account Information
Account #: 128174
Authorization Date: June 17, 2008


Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Workplace

Recreation Maintenance Worker                                                                                             

DEPARTMENT: Recreation, Ware County                                                                                                        

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for performing a variety of building and grounds maintenance duties.


• Cleans and maintains departmental buildings and facilities, including sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpets, emptying trash, and cleaning glass and woodwork.

• Cleans restrooms, including cleaning and sanitizing fixtures, replacing soap and paper products, mopping floors, and emptying trash containers.

• Constructs and modifies buildings, including constructing interior walls and dividers for buildings.

• Maintains and repairs ballfields, playgrounds, buildings, gymnasiums, and equipment.

• Performs such building maintenance tasks as painting buildings.

• Operates such equipment as a tractor, mower, chainsaw and weed eater to maintain ballfields.

• Performs routine carpentry, plumbing and electrical maintenance and repair on buildings and fixtures.

• Sets up facilities for special events.

• Coordinates the work of community service workers as assigned.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.


• Knowledge of various cleaning supplies, materials and chemicals.

• Skill in operating specialized cleaning equipment and various hand tools.

• Skill in operating such equipment and machinery as mowers, tractors, field lining equipment, saws, and weed eaters.

• Skill in basic electrical, plumbing and carpentry work.

• Skill in communication and interpersonal relations.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Maintenance Supervisor or Athletic Coordinator assigns work in terms of somewhat general instructions. Completed work is reviewed for compliance with instructions and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include departmental and safety policies and procedures, supervisory instructions, and standing or special work orders. These guidelines are clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY: The work consists of related building and grounds maintenance tasks.

SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to perform building and grounds maintenance tasks. Successful performance helps ensure a clean and safe environment for departmental activities.

PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, community service workers, vendors, and the general public.

PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to exchange information and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed with the employee standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee must frequently lift light and heavy objects, climb ladders, use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and be able to distinguish between shades of color.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is performed both indoors and outdoors. The employee is exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, and irritating chemicals. The use of protective devices such as masks, goggles or gloves is required.



• Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations.

• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

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