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Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Grounds Maintenance Worker in Hyattsville, Maryland

Functional TitleGrounds Maintenance Worker

Recruitment Category TypeStandard

Functional CategoryProduction

GradeUH.06

FLSA StatusNon-Exempt

Requisition Number21-0058

Number of Vacancies1

Job LevelNon-Management

Job CodeN/A

Job Description Summary

Organization NameFacilities Maintenance

Reports toSection Manager, Grounds Maintenance

Full or Part TimeFull Time

If Part Time how many hours per week

Regular or TemporaryRegular

Position End Date (if temporary)

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday7am to 3:30pmSchedule subject to change based on business needs.

Position LocationHyattsville

General Summary

The Grounds Maintenance Worker performs routine grounds maintenance tasks forWSSCWater facilities.

Essential Functions

  • Cuts grass, trims hedges and shrubs, picks up litter, rakes, replaces sod, sweeps, sprays, and shovels

  • Shovels snow and participates in snow removal operations

  • Operates one or more types of construction equipment in maintenance operations, such as dump/stake-body trucks, crew cabs, mobile air compressors, sand blasters, chain saws, and snow removal machines

  • Operates mowers and other landscape related small engine equipment

  • Operates and maintains hand tools and power-operated equipment in building and grounds maintenance work

  • Cleans, lubricates, and maintains hand tools and power operated equipment

  • Performs general grounds maintenance work to preserve Commission properties which involves landscaping terrain, picking up litter, sweeping, shoveling, raking, weeding, seeding and replacing soil and sod

  • Performs a variety of manual labor tasks such as constructing rip rap adjacent to erosion areas, custodial duties and cleaning drains and tanks

  • Performs basic work assignments on computer systems such asTEAMS

Other Functions

  • Performs preventive maintenance on roof/gutters

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Work Environment And Physical Demands

Responsibilities are generally performed in outdoor environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and practices used in routine building and grounds maintenance

  • Knowledge of the applicable occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skill in operation of hand tools and light powered equipment

  • Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor under adverse weather and environmental conditions

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Minimum Education, Experience Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license with no more than 4 points and the ability to obtain and maintain aWSSCdriver’s permit and aDOTmedical card

  • Employees in this position are designated or considered emergency personnel; therefore, the employee must report to work as scheduled or as directed by their supervisor whenWSSCWater declares an event that requires emergency personnel to report to work

  • Overtime may be required during weather emergencies or summer season to meet the needs of the Commission

Preferences

  • 1+ year experience operating a variety of powered equipment used in facility maintenance work

  • 1+ year of experience operating plant-related machinery and equipment

Salary$14.40-$24.76 plus shift differential

EEO Statement

ANEQUALEMPLOYMENTOPPORTUNITYEMPLOYER

It is the policy of the Commission to select new employees and to promote current employees without regard to race, sexual orientation, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, or handicap. The Commission does not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability and will make reasonable accommodation for any disability that does not result in undue hardship for the Commission.

Close Date01/19/2021

Open Until FilledNo

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • *Do you have a High School diploma or equivalent?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Do you have a valid driver's license with no more than 4 points and with no restrictions (except eyeglasses/contact lenses)?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Do you have 1+ year of experience operating a variety of powered equipment used in facility maintenance work?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Do you have 1+ year of experience operating plant-related machinery and equipment?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Do you have considerable knowledge of the materials, methods and practices used in routine building and grounds maintenance?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Do you have applicable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Are you able to perform moderate to heavy manual labor in adverse weather and environmental conditions?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Employees in this position are designated or considered emergency personnel; therefore, the employee must report to work as scheduled or as directed by their supervisor when WSSC Water declares an event that requires emergency personnel to report to work. Are you able to meet this requirement?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *Will you, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status?

  • Yes

  • No

  • Are you an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces who was a bona fide resident of the state of Maryland when you entered the U.S. military?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

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