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Playground Equipment Technician
Job Title: Playground Equipment Technician
Job Code: 180600025
Address: Unknown
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Combination Education & Experience
Years of Experience:  3
Travel: None
Starting Salary: Starting between $18.77 and $25.81 an hour
Start Date: 9/24/2018
# of Openings: 1

Application Deadline: August 3, 2018 at 5pm EST.

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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.

Primarily and most frequently the work done here is performed in an individual or lead capacity with broad functional areas and more expertise and strategic focus. Reports to the Parks & Recreation Divisional Manager. 

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 (To view our driving eligibility requirements, go to the 'About City Jobs' section of our FAQs on the HR webpage);
   - Certification as a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) at time of hire;
   - Certification as a Playground Installer within 18 months of hire;
   - Certification as a Pesticide Application Technician within 12 months of hire;
   - A Class "B" Commercial Drivers License may be required.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting and to apply, visit our employment website listed. The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.

Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 7/6/2018

Company Information
Company Name: City of Charlottesville

  Listing #:   3323   
  Date Created:   7/6/2018
  Last Updated:   7/6/2018
  Date Expired:   8/5/2018
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