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Category: Full-Time
Status: Open

The purpose of this classification is to perform a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled maintenance and/or landscaping work. Duties and responsibilities include using a variety of hand tools, maintaining grounds areas, operating/maintaining equipment, and performing related tasks. Reports to Madison County Courthouse Facilities Manager.

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Performs general work functions as assigned (e.g., cutting grass, trimming trees/brush, picking up litter, salting walkways, installing hinges/door latches, spreading grass seed, mixing/pouring concrete, etc.).

Performs basic building maintenance tasks such as changing light bulbs, cleaning and replacing air filters, and performing minor painting projects.

Ensures that maintenance and operations of buildings, equipment, and systems are in compliance with applicable regulations, codes, laws and standards.

Performs various tasks associated with grounds maintenance, such as mowing grass/weeds, edging landscaped areas, cutting down and removing trees/shrubs, cutting tree limbs, trimming shrubs and hedges, picking up debris/litter, spreading ground materials, digging holes/trenches, shoveling materials, repairing fences and mailboxes, placing/retrieving signage, loading/unloading trucks, lifting/moving heavy materials.

Performs general manual work tasks associated with various department projects, which may include assembling furniture, installing furniture/fixtures, hanging artwork/fixtures, moving equipment/furniture, picking up supplies, or locking/unlocking buildings.

Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with projects and work activities, which may include a utility truck, mower, weed eater, lawnmower, electric blower, hedge clippers, vacuum cleaner, chain saw, skill saw, circular saw, drill, shovel, post hole digger, mechanic tools, carpentry tools, plumbing tools, electrician tools, or two-way radio.

Inspects/tests machinery, equipment and parts for proper operations; makes adjustments, repairs or replacements as appropriate; reports problem situations.

Performs general/preventive maintenance tasks necessary to keep vehicles, equipment and tools in operable condition, which may include inspecting equipment, refueling vehicles, checking fluid levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, changing tires, tightening bolts, replacing parts, sharpening blades, washing/cleaning equipment, or cleaning shop/work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain efficiency and safety; reports faulty equipment.

Transports, loads, and unloads various equipment and materials used in projects; monitors status of materials under transport; retrieves any fallen debris.

Follows safety procedures, utilizes safety equipment, and monitors work environment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.

Monitors inventory levels of department materials, tools, equipment, and supplies; ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities; initiates requests for new or replacement materials.

Responds to routine requests for information from officials, employees, members of the staff, the public, or other individuals.

Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed.
Works alongside inmate trustees.

Performs other related duties as required.

Must pass a background check.

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in general building maintenance, building trades, mechanics, grounds maintenance and equipment operation; supplemented by 6 months previous experience and/or training involving general building maintenance, building construction trades, mechanics, grounds maintenance, equipment operation, and maintenance work in area of assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license.

To apply for this position, please complete a Madison County Sheriff’s Department Application and return it to Human Resources, 100 East Main, Suite 303, Jackson, TN 38301.
Publication Date/Time:
3/14/2018 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Filled

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