The Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for Playground Equipment Technician. This is a Regular Full-Time position and is eligible for all City benefits.
This position performs difficult skilled work exclusively inspecting, installing, replacing, servicing, repairing and maintaining city and city school playgrounds, playground equipment and surfacing; does related work as required. Work includes directing other parks staff and performing duties related to playground equipment safety and inspection, and providing related technical information and assistance to supervisors, equipment installation contractors and manufacturers, other park staff and the general public. Ensures compliance with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American with Disabilities Act (ADA), and ASTM guidelines governing the design, installation and use of playground areas; ensures related training and maintenance of training records of staff; establishes and maintains a safety and inspection program; ensures compliance with any additional guidelines and appropriate regulations; does related repair and installation work as required.
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Minimum Qualifications: - Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school; - Minimum of three years' experience as a Certified Playground Safety Inspector actively involved in the inspection, maintenance, repair and installation of playground equipment; - Extensive experience in the development, management and implementation of a playground safety program which implemented Consumer Product Safety Commission and ASTM guidelines and American with Disabilities Act regulations; - Experience in the supervision and coordination of others; - Working knowledge of construction practices and methods.
Special Requirements: - Possession of a valid, appropriate, driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia at time of hire; - Certification as a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) at time of hire; - Certification as a Pesticide Application Technician within 12 months of hire; - Certification as a Playground Installer within 18 months of hire.
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Additional Salary Information: The starting hiring range is $20.07 to $23.00 an hour.
The City of Charlottesville is located in west Central Virginia, approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia.To view more information about the City of Charlottesville and current openings, please visit www.charlottesville.org.