Watershed Maintenance Worker II - Water Works - Enterprise


Watershed Maintenance Worker II - Water Works - Enterprise (Open Positions: 1)

Department: Water Works
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: Starting at $18.49/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package
Status: Open until filled
  Apply Now

 Job Description

Grade 14

General Statement of Duties

 Maintains parks and related areas within the Water Works Watershed Division; performs related work as required; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Functions as a lead worker on jobs, including providing technical advice to other maintenance personnel on the performance of duties, time lines and applicable safety procedures;
  • Plants, waters, fertilizes, cultivates, mows and rakes grass, and cuts brush and trees;
  • Trims fence lines and the banks of drainage ditches;
  • Operates snow removal equipment plows, shovels, salting and sanding devices, etc.;
  • Fence installations and repairs;
  • Operates heavy equipment, including backhoe with bucket loader, tractors with attachments, dump trucks, and snowplowing and sanding equipment;
  • Collects litter and debris;
  • Empties park garbage cans and hauls the collected waste; Applies pesticides under close supervision;
  • Uses hand tools, including picks, shovels and rakes;
  • Operates power equipment, including chain saws, brush saws, wood chippers, edgers, weed eaters, push and riding mowers, and back hoes;
  • Inventories watershed areas and informs supervisor of any needed repairs and/or maintenance;
  • Cleans and weeds flower beds, mulches around flowers and waters as appropriate;
  • Cleans flowers and prunes related shrubbery as necessary;
  • Cleans and paints structures and related Water Works facilities;
  • Repairs windows, doors, plumbing and other fixtures;
  • Performs manual tasks in the installation of water lines, irrigation systems, fencing, flag poles, benches and picnic tables; 
  • Monitors and maintains equipment in a safe operating condition and reports all damages to supervisor;
  • Checks and maintains air, oil, fuel, spark plugs, mower blades, tires etc.;
  • Cleans equipment and work area;
  • Maintains watershed recreation areas, installs and removes seasonal boat docks, and installs and repairs boat launches;
  • Installs and repairs stone walls and drainage culverts;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  •  Graduation from High School or possession of a GED; and
  •   Considerable experience in watershed maintenance activities; or
  •  Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

Valid New Hampshire CDL-B License with air brakes.

City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, March 31, 2023
Starting at $18.49/hr - plus comprehensive benefits package