POSITION:                        MAINTENANCE WORKER

DEPARTMENT:                 Parks and Recreation

WORK SCHEDULE:          8:00AM – 4:00PM, M-F & Every Third Weekend, on 24-hour call

JOB CATEGORY:              PAT


DATE WRITTEN:               December 7, 1999                  STATUS:                               Full-Time

DATE REVISED:                January 9, 2020                     FLSA STATUS:                   Non-Exempt

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Maintains water heaters and heating and air conditioning equipment for Park Department facilities, including changing filters and making minor repairs.  Reports major repair needs to the supervisor. 

Helps maintain grounds of Park Department facilities, including removing litter/trash, clearing walkways and parking lot, spreading salt, shoveling/sweeping snow, mowing, trimming, and removing tree limbs and weeds, and removing leaves.

Performs various minor repairs and preventative maintenance, such as repairing roofs and furniture, painting/patching walls, lubricating doors and caulking, repairing/maintaining vehicles and equipment, repairing/maintaining campsites electric, and maintaining/repairing lift stations.  Makes plumbing repairs, such as replacing faucets, unclogging toilets and drains, and repairing/replacing bad water lines.  Assists with other tasks as needed.


High school diploma or GED with related experience preferred.

Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and maintain building equipment and grounds including basic plumbing, electrical, heating/air, carpentry, and grounds maintenance.  Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of OSHA safety policies and procedures to ensure safety of self and others.

Ability to understand and follow oral instructions and work orders and work alone with minimum direct supervision.

Ability to properly operate various hand and power tools and equipment. 

Ability to physically perform essential duties of the position, including exerting sustained physical effort, bending, crouching/kneeling, reaching, handling/grasping objects, standing/walking for long periods, climbing ladders and pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying objects weighing over 50 pounds. 

Ability to effectively communicate with coworkers, other County personnel, Community Service workers, and visitors, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.

Ability to occasionally work extended, weekend, and/or evening hours and occasionally respond to emergencies during off-duty hours.


Possession of a valid driver’s license and demonstrated safe driving record.

Drug test.


Warrick County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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