General Maintenance Worker

NATURE OF WORK: Performs a variety of maintenance duties on behalf of the Boardman Park and Recreation District at the Boardman Pool & Recreation Center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Picks up litter from parking lots, landscape areas and building entries.
  • Assists with the removal of garbage and/or recyclables from building.
  • May perform tasks related to maintenance of building, such as painting, hanging pictures, moving furniture, organizing supplies, light plumbing and electrical.
  • Operate small power equipment such as vacuum cleaners, saws, drill, drain snakes, and other equipment related to building maintenance.
  • Operates lawn mowers, power trimmers and other equipment associated with lawn and landscape care.
  • Planting and trimming of trees, flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes.
  • Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed.
  • Help with maintenance of irrigation system.
  • Other maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
  • Snow removal from walkways and sprinkle ice melt down on concrete walkways.
  • Removal of debris from walkways.
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Work is performed in and around District facilities and involves exposure to dust, dirt, hazardous materials, blood borne pathogens, and cleaning chemicals; subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching, performing manual labor, operating equipment, regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Exposure to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


  • District policies and procedures.
  • Facility and maintenance processes and procedures.
  • Occupational hazards and safety practices applicable to maintenance work.
  • Maintenance equipment and supplies.
  • Maintenance principles and practices.
  • Principles and practices of safety/security reporting.


SKILLS IN: Coordinating and performing a variety of mechanical functions, follow instruction verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to read, understand, write, and speak the English language
  • Assist in maintaining the District’s facilities in a clean and sanitary manner
  • Safely handling chemicals and maintenance and building equipment.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other staff and District personnel
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing



  • Must be 18 years or older and possess a valid driver’s license
  • Proven experience in general facility maintenance or similar role.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred but not required.