Maintenance Technician (seasonal)
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Maintenance Technician - PTS
Status: Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal (PTS), non-exempt
Salary: Starts at $11.00 per hour
Location: Maintenance Facility, Eden Prairie
Hours: Typically 7:00am-3:30pm shift; occasional overtime may be required.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Supervisor / Manager within the Parks & Natural Resources Division or Public Works Department
Park & Natural Resources Division
The Parks and Natural Resources Division is responsible for providing the citizens and users of the City’s park system with safe, properly maintained, and high quality facilities. The Division is responsible for developing and maintaining the park and open space system with facilities that meet the community needs. Wildlife, forestry and natural resources management are a top priority of this division.
The Public Works Department
The Public Works Department is comprised of Engineering, the Water Treatment Plant, Utility Field Operations, Street Maintenance, Fleet Services, and Environmental Services. The department is responsible for the environmental management, design, construction, and maintenance of the street, water, sewer, and drainage infrastructure systems in the community.
The Maintenance Technician accomplishes tasks within a team environment to provide the citizens of Eden Prairie and other users of the City with safe and properly maintained parks and/or facilities. Maintenance Technicians will be assigned to one of the following divisions: Parks, Utilities, Streets or Fleets.
Parks Maintenance Technicians have the following areas of impact:
Utilities Maintenance Technicians have the following areas of impact:
Streets Maintenance Technicians have the following areas of impact:
Preventative Maintenance Technicians have the following areas of impact:
While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.
Education: High school degree or equivalent (G.E.D.) required.
Work Experience: Must be 18 years or older; related experience preferred.
Technical Skills: Familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel) preferred.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to frequently lift/carry/pull up to 30-50 lbs, and work under all weather conditions.
All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the shared expectations: Customer Focus, Flexibility, Initiative, Results Orientation, Public Stewardship, and Teamwork.
Position Specific Expectations
Safety: All Maintenance Technicians must demonstrate safe equipment operation and working conditions in traffic on City streets, parks and while entering confined spaces.
Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts.
Communication: Able to convey a message to get a point across; communicates in a clear and concise manner; able to write clearly and succinctly; tailors message to a variety of communication settings and styles.
Attention to Detail: Able to find errors in work and solve problems; anticipates issues and performs at a high level of accuracy; sets up systems to ensure errors are not repeated.
Sound Judgment: Able to make a decision based on the right mixture of facts; determines a course of action after weighing and analyzing different options.
The City of Eden Prairie conducts professional reference, criminal history checks, driver’s check (must have valid Driver’s License and excellent driving record) and drug/alcohol test for Maintenance Technician positions. A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) process will be conducted if applicable. All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City’s evaluation of the pre-employment results prior to their first day of employment.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Review Applications: As Received
Expected Start Date: April, May or June
Expected End Date: August
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