Outdoor Maintenance

RECREATION DISTRICT ONE WARD FOUR   Westlake, LA   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on January 31, 2024

One of the top public recreation facilities in the area is looking for a full time team member that has specialties in keeping the exterior building maintained and well kept. Experience is preferred; however, we will train the right candidate.


Must be able to pass a background and drug screen.


Essential functions: Strength, stamina and dexterity to walk on uneven or slippery surfaces for brief periods. Perform heavy manual tasks using power and hands tools. Perform repetitive motions including use of controls with hands and feet, climb up steps and ladders and reach to perform repair and construction tasks using tools and holding materials. Use of both legs to operate controls on equipment and vehicles. Manual dexterity to use tools and operate controls on equipment to complete fine tasks. Strength to lift and carry tools, materials and parts weighing in excess of 50 lbs. Visual acuity sufficient to perform work in a variety of lighting conditions, including bright light, low light, and low visibility conditions; depth perception sufficient to make repairs and adjustments to determine position of equipment components. Ability to hear changes in operation of motors and other equipment.


Knowledge of: safety procedures to be followed in operation of equipment and in performance of such manual tasks as lifting heaving items, use and handling of lubricants; capabilities of tools and equipment used in building trades and grounds maintenance; methods, tools, and materials used in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical, and other building trades; materials and standards used in at least one building trade.


Ability to: carry out written and verbal instructions; work independently and as part of a crew; communicate effectively with staff and members of the public; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public; work cooperatively with others; operate assigned equipment in a safe and efficient manner; use the tools and materials of the building crafts and trades; use grounds maintenance equipment and perform grounds maintenance tasks; acquire skills in new trades and to use different tools; read and apply information contained in plans and specifications; perform journey level skilled work in one or more trades.