Manson Park & Recreation District

Job Description:

Manson Parks is looking for someone to fill our seasonal Maintenance position. The ideal candidate is hard-working, works well with others, and takes pride in their work. Position pays $14.00 to $19.50 per hour, DOE. See job description below for details.

Job Title: Maintenance
Works under the authority of the Manson Park and Recreation District Maintenance Foreman. Full-time, seasonal, March through mid-November, or as needed.

Principal Purpose of Job
To effectively and efficiently maintain the parks and facilities of the Manson Park & Recreation District.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities
 Grooming, maintenance, & repairs of the parks and facilities
 Clean restrooms daily (or more frequently if needed)
 Pick up and dispose of litter, garbage, and pet refuse
 Lock and or unlock restrooms and facilities
 Direct traffic & verify guest payment at the boat launch during high-use times
 Maintain tools and equipment as necessary
 Repair broken water lines or sprinklers
 Use push mower and weed-eater to maintain lawns
 Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills
 Must be able to understand and carry out instructions effectively.
 Self-motivated, dependable, & trustworthy; able to work with minimal supervision
 Detailed knowledge of hand tools and equipment
 Knowledge of park utilities
 Must have good customer service skills
 Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with coworkers
 Problem-solving and conflict resolution
 Ability and desire to learn
 Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule & work weekends

Physical Demands
 The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Physical Demands (cont’d)
 Work involves sitting, walking, standing, climbing stairs, stooping, talking, hearing, using hands, pushing, pulling, and reaching with hands and arms.
 Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
 Push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 40 pounds.
 Noise level varies from quiet to loud
 Tolerate weather and outdoor conditions

Qualifications Required
 Valid Washington State driver’s license free of serious &/or frequent violations
 Ability to obtain First Aid, CPR and AED certification
 Must pass background check
 Proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States

Employees are required upon hire to sign a drug-free workplace agreement and an agreement not to use tobacco products, in any form, on the job.

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive list of work requirements.


Robin Pittman


Phone: (509) 687-9635


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