Facilities Maintenance Technician, Senior

Walla Walla, WA 99362

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Position Description


Position: Facilities Maintenance Technician, Senior
Starting Salary: $19.96 to $21.99 per hour DOE, DOQ
Location: Fairgrounds
Employment Type: Full-time (40hrs./wk.); Benefits Apply

Open until filled

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Fair Manager, perform a variety of grounds maintenance work for the Fairgrounds and its properties including planting, spraying, fertilizing, pruning, irrigating, and maintaining lawns, plants, trees, shrubs and landscaped areas. Assists with other grounds maintenance projects as needed. Performs a variety of routine grounds maintenance work for the Fairgrounds and assists with a variety of special projects as assigned. Duties are performed under the general supervision of the Fairgrounds Manager.

Working Conditions: Works in indoor and outdoor environment; required to drive a vehicle to conduct work. Exposure to adverse weather conditions; dust dirt, chemical fumes, cleaning agents and pollen; working around and with machinery having moving parts. Ability to lift up to 100-pound objects; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of specialized grounds equipment and power and hand tools; reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally; standing for extended periods of time; walking over rough or uneven surfaces; bending at the waist; kneeling or crouching; digging; carrying, pushing and pulling grounds maintenance equipment; perform heavy physical labor.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and one-year experience maintaining grass, trees, shrubs and operating related equipment. Four (4) years increasingly responsible experience building construction and general maintenance. Valid driver’s license required. Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate. Must successfully pass a background check and a driving record check. Other licenses such as CDL, chemical applicator, preferred.

Application: Contact the Human Resources Department at the County Legislative Building, 314 W. Main Street, Room 216, Walla Walla, WA, or visit our website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to download a copy and/or apply online. Mailing address: Human Resources, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362, fax 509-524-2603, voice 509-524-2600 or email hr@co.walla-walla.wa.us


Type: Full-time