Parks Maintenance Worker

City of Farmington, MO

Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

The City of Farmington is currently accepting applications for a Parks Maintenance Worker. Candidates must have the ability to do strenuous work in all weather conditions. Duties include mowing, weed eating, cleaning and general maintenance of park facilities, landscaping, ballfield maintenance and prep, snow removal and using and maintaining equipment and tools. Candidates must have high school diploma or GED and a valid MO driver’s license.  Starting pay for this full-time position is $14.04 per hour with an excellent benefit package. Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical testing is required. Apply online at farmington-mo.gov or in person to the HR Director, 110 West Columbia, Farmington, MO 63640. EOE

Below are the current benefits for City employees.  Benefits are subject to annual approval by City Council.

HEALTH AND VISION INSURANCE

The City currently pays 100% of the monthly premium ($647 health) ($8.14 vision) for the employee’s health and vision insurance.  We currently have Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield.  Employees have the option to add their dependents to the insurance.  We currently have $1,000 and $3,000 deductible options.

DENTAL INSURANCE

The City currently pays 100% of the monthly premium ($31.97) for the employee’s dental insurance through Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield.  Employees have the option to add their dependents to their insurance.  The monthly premium for dependent coverage is paid through tax-deferred payroll deductions.  The monthly premium is $50.36.

LIFE INSURANCE

The City currently pays for each employee to have a $25,000 term life insurance policy.  Employees may purchase additional life insurance for themselves and dependents.

*Insurance benefits for new employees are effective on the first day of the month proceeding thirty (30) days of employment.

RETIREMENT

The City participates in the Missouri LAGERS Retirement Program.  We currently have the

LT-8(65) benefit level.  The City fully funds this benefit for employees.

VACATION

Every employee in the City service holding a full-time regular status and having occupied such position for a period of twelve (12) consecutive calendar months shall be allowed annual vacation leave with pay.

  • After six months of continuous employment, and/or upon successful completion of the probationary period, the employee shall be allowed forty (40) hours of vacation leave, and will be allowed an additional forty (40) hours of vacation leave after one (1) year of service. Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twenty-four (24) hour shifts (2,880 hour schedule) shall receive sixty (60) hours of vacation leave after six months, and/or upon successful completion of probationary period, and will be allowed an additional sixty (60) hours of vacation leave after one (1) year of service.  Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twelve (12) hour shifts (2,496 annual hours) shall receive forty eight (48) hours of vacation leave after six months, and/or upon successful completion of probationary period, and will be allowed an additional forty eight (48) hours of vacation leave after one (1) year of service.  Unused vacation leave accrued after six months of employment may be carried forward until the employee’s two year anniversary of employment.
  • After two (2) years but less than eight (8) years of continuous service, the employee shall be allowed 80 hours of vacation leave. Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twenty-four (24) hour shifts (2,880 annual hours) shall receive one hundred twenty (120) hours of vacation leave. Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twelve (12) hour shifts (2,496 annual hours) shall receive ninety six (96) hours of vacation leave.
  • With eight (8) but less than fifteen (15) years of continuous service, the employee shall be allowed one hundred twenty (120) hours of vacation leave. Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twenty-four (24) hour shifts (2,880 annual hours) shall receive one hundred sixty eight (168) hours of vacation leave.  Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twelve (12) hour shifts (2,496 annual hours) shall receive one hundred forty four (144) hours of vacation leave.
  • With fifteen (15) but less than twenty (20) years of continuous service, the employee shall be allowed one hundred sixty (160) hours of vacation leave. Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twenty-four (24) hour shifts (2,880 annual hours) shall receive two hundred forty (240) hours of vacation leave.  Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twelve (12) hour shifts (2,496 annual hours) shall receive one hundred ninety two (192) hours of vacation leave.
  • With twenty (20) but less than twenty-five (25) years of continuous service, the employee shall be allowed two hundred (200) hours of vacation leave. Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twenty-four (24) hour shifts (2,880 annual hours) shall receive two hundred eighty-eight (288) hours of vacation leave.  Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twelve (12) hour shifts (2,496 annual hours) shall receive two hundred forty (240) hours of vacation leave.
  • With twenty-five (25) years of continuous service, the employee shall be allowed two hundred forty (240) hours of vacation leave. Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twenty-four (24) hour shifts (2,880 annual hours) shall receive three hundred thirty-six (336) hours of vacation leave.  Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twelve (12) hour shifts (2,496 annual hours) shall receive two hundred eighty eight (288) hours of vacation leave.

Vacation leave may be taken at a time mutually agreed on by the employee and supervisor following its accumulation.  Vacation leave may not be carried over or accrued beyond one year.

HOLIDAYS

All full-time regular employees of the City shall receive compensation for the twelve holidays listed below.  Holiday pay shall be limited to not more than 96 hours pay in any calendar year.

New Year’s Day                    (January 1)

President’s Day                    (Third Monday in February)

Memorial Day                       (Last Monday in May)

Independence Day               (July 4)

Labor Day                              (First Monday in September)

Veteran’s Day                       (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day               (Fourth Thursday in November)

Day after Thanksgiving     (Fourth Friday in November)

Christmas Eve                     (December 24)

Christmas Day                    (December 25)

New Year’s Eve                   (December 31)

Employee’s Birthday

SICK LEAVE

All full-time City employees shall earn sick leave with full pay at the rate of eighty-eight (88) hours per year of service.  Employees of the Fire Department who are scheduled to work twenty-four (24) hour shifts shall receive one hundred and twenty (120) hours per year of service. Sick leave shall accrue from the date of employment, but shall not be taken until the successful completion of the six (6) month probationary period, except with permission of the department head.

UNIFORMS

Uniforms are provided for most positions in the City.

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE

Full-time regular and salaried employees who have completed twelve (12) months of continuous service with the City are eligible to apply for tuition reimbursement.  Assistance is limited to six (6) credit hours (750 minutes per hour) per fiscal year.  The City will consider courses relative to an employee’s current job classification through a Master’s Degree.

CIVIC CENTER/WATER PARK MEMBERSHIP

The City will provide, for full-time and regular part-time employees, an individual pass to use at the Farmington Civic Center and Farmington Water Park.  Employees may choose, at their expense, to upgrade to a family pass.  The employee’s share will be paid by payroll deduction or a one-time cash payment.

Job Features

Job CategoryParks and Recreation
Publication Date/Time6/30/21
Closing Date/TimeOpen Until Filled
Salary$14.04 per hour
QualificationsMust be at least 18 years of age and have a valid MO driver's license.

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