The purpose of this classification is to maintain the safety, security, control and welfare of inmates while performing manual work functions associated with maintaining parks and facilities for the Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Department.
• Supervises, observes, and monitors inmate activities working in the area of parks and facilities maintenance; ensures the health, safety, and welfare of inmates; enforces all facility rules and regulations; maintains inmate discipline; maintains a secure and peaceful environment.
• Performs a variety of general maintenance duties at playgrounds, pavilions, tennis courts, skate center, buildings, and other parks areas and facilities; cleans buildings and restrooms; waxes, strips, buffs, and mops floors; paints buildings; repairs fences; replaces light bulbs; cleans windows, empties trash cans; sets up and tears down for events; replaces nets.
• Operates vehicles and equipment; checks all fluids, gauges, lighting, mirrors, tires, body damage, seats, and seatbelts, cleanliness; loads and unloads materials, supplies, and equipment as needed to complete assigned projects; reports all problems or necessary repairs to appropriate personnel immediately; completes and maintains inspection, gas usage, and other associated documentation.
• Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools to complete essential functions, to include the use of commercial-grade vehicles and trucks, tractors, pruners, shears, chain saw, weed eater, mower, rakes, sprayer, paint sprayer, aerator, top dresser, leaf blower, buffer, vacuum cleaner, ladder, or other equipment.
High School Diploma or G.E.D and two (2) years of experience in parks and/or facilities maintenance or related field. Candidates may qualify with any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must be able to obtain a valid Basic Corrections Officer Training (BCOT) certification within twelve (12) months of hire.