Facilities Maintenance Technician

Walla Walla, Washington 99362
4/8/2021

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Position Description

Fairgrounds

Position: Facilities Maintenance Technician
Starting Salary: $17.24 per hour, increase in 6 months
Location: Fairgrounds
Employment Type: Full-time (40hrs/wk.); Shift: Thursday-Monday; Benefits Apply

Open until filled

Job Summary: Performs a variety of routine grounds maintenance work for the Fairgrounds and its properties including: building and grounds custodial duties, cleaning, planting, spray, fertilize, prune, irrigate and maintain lawns, plants, trees, shrubs and landscaped areas; and other grounds maintenance projects. During the next few months this position will work 2 days per week in the Pavilion building during vaccine clinics keeping the facility and restrooms clean.

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. At least one-year experience in janitorial and building maintenance, construction, all facets of landscaping and irrigation and all related equipment and tools. Fork-lift, backhoe, and tractor experience preferred. Valid driver’s license required. Must successfully pass a background check and a driving record check. Other licenses such as CDL, chemical applicator, CPR and First Aid preferred.

Application: Visit the County website at www.co.walla-walla.wa.us to download a copy of the job description, application and 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


SELECTION IS BASED ON QUALIFICATIONS, BACKGROUND CHECK, DRIVING RECORD CHECK, AND ORAL INTERVIEW.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER / ADA COMPLIANT

Type: Full-time