Rev. Oct 13
Job Title: MAINTENANCE OPERATOR
General manual work in various construction and maintenance activities. Work is performed
under direct supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor.
Essential Job Functions:
(Essential job functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the
following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY,
and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
Performs maintenance on various grounds, fields, buildings, parks and streets.
Maintains/mows grassy areas using small equipment, hand tools and tractors.
Operates vehicles and light to medium equipment in performing maintenance activities.
Performs preventative maintenance on various vehicles and equipment.
Performs heavy manual labor, such as digging, lifting, placing pipes, laying lines, cleaning
Performs helper and semi-skilled tasks in construction and maintenance.
May be assigned to operate heavier equipment on a temporary, emergency or trainee
Makes daily written and oral reports.
(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties
performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the operation of light duty construction/maintenance equipment.
Knowledge of general maintenance & landscape practices and procedures.
Ability to perform heavy manual labor under adverse weather conditions.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Skill in operation and maintenance of equipment and tools related to the position.
Education and Experience
High school graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
(A comparable amount of training or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)
Licenses, Certifications or Registrations:
Possession of a valid Florida Drivers License.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS
Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing.
Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).
Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).
Heavy (45 pounds and over) lifting and carrying.
Balancing, bending, climbing, crawling, kneeling, standing, stooping and walking.
Pulling, pushing, reaching and throwing.
Distinguish colors and odors, depth perception.
Driving and operating equipment.
Works inside and outside in various weather conditions with: chemicals (including herbicides
and pesticides), dust, electrical/radiant energy, fumes, gases, grease/oils, noise, odors and
Poor lighting, slippery and uneven surfaces, vibrations.
Heights, below ground level, confined spaces.
In or around moving vehicles and equipment.
In or around hazardous areas.
(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)