Parks & Recreation Assistant - Events: Parks and Recreation (0421) - Flagstaff - job 1198002

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Flagstaff, Arizona

Employment type: Full-time


Nature of Work


Coconino County promotes a transformational leadership philosophy that elicits employee growth, cultivates inspiration, and creates future leaders by empowering employees to solve internal and external customer needs and exceed customer service expectations. As an award-winning organization with high regard for cultural diversity and the positive contributions of the many thriving cultures within our county, our nation, and our society, Coconino County leads a variety of initiatives that celebrate diversity; from our Annual Diversity Day, and monthly Heritage Lunch & Learns, to book clubs, and professional development academies which target diverse workforce segments. Coconino County's respect for diversity is shared throughout the organization. Be part of this optimistic, innovative team where outstanding customer service creates dynamic solutions and engages leadership at every level.


Under general supervision facilitates the Ramada rental program at multiple parks and performs a variety of semi-skilled manual labor in the maintenance of County parks and open space properties (i.e. buildings, grounds, equipment, etc.); responsible for general maintenance and care of park amenities (i.e. restrooms, playgrounds, Ramadas, landscapes, etc.); acts as a helper for a craftsman or skilled trades worker; operates a variety of hand and power tools; carries out park cleaning and other duties as assigned.


Note:This position is temporary, 40 hours per week and is not benefit eligible with work dates between May, 2021 - September, 2021 not exceed September 30, 2021. This position requires evening, weekend and holiday work.


Note: This position is open until filled with the first review of applications on May 7, 2021. Typical Duties


(Illustrative Only)



  • Performs manual labor

  • Operates a variety of light construction equipment

  • Cleans and maintains County facilities and park amenities

  • Performs grounds maintenance, including weeding


Essential functions of this position include but are not limited to: driving; lifting and carrying up to fifty (50) pounds when loading and unloading trucks; team lifting up to 100 pounds; working with and around other staff and the public. This position works outside most of the time.


Minimum Qualifications


Any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Final job offer will be contingent upon a satisfactory 5-year motor vehicle report.


Theideal candidate is able to work weekends and holidays; has experience working with customer service; experience with hand and power tools; experience with janitorial and cleaning procedures of the position.


Preferred qualificationsincludeprevious work experience with a Parks department; two years of general maintenance experience; two years of customer service work experience. Experience with minor repair maintenance; and park and recreation experience or background with events.


This position is non-exempt from overtime.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



  • Considerable knowledge of:

  • Operation of power and manual tools

  • Operation of lightequipment

  • Working knowledge of:

  • Tools, materials, methods and practices used in landscaping

  • Traffic laws, ordinances and regulations involved in equipment operation

  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Ability to:

  • Work varying shifts, weekends and holidays

  • Work extended hours out of doors in varying weather conditions

  • Perform heavy manual labor

  • Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 60 pounds

  • Operate various types of tools and equipment safely and efficiently

  • Work safely and support the culture of workplace safety

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public

  • Follow written and verbal instructions

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing


Coconino County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.





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