Park Boundary Technician (Seasonal)

7 days left

Location
Eden Prairie, MN
Posted
Jan 23, 2019
Closes
Feb 22, 2019
Ref
PARKB01319
Category
Labor / Trades
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Seasonal
Park Boundary Technician - Seasonal Position Details

Status: Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal (PTS), non-exempt

Salary: Starts at $13.50 - $16.50 per hour (depending on qualifications)

Location:Maintenance Facility (15150 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344)

Hours: Standard business hours (7am–3:30pm), may vary based on business need

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Parks & Natural Resources Manager

 

Park & Natural Resources

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.

Position Details

The Park Boundary Technician supports the division by evaluating, verifying, and resolving parks and open-space issues through conducting surveys and communicating with residents. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:

 1)   Evaluates City Park and open space/private property interface boundary issues; reviews lot surveys and utilizes surveying and mobile GIS equipment to determine boundaries.

2)   Compiles information and communicates City Park and open space property adjustments to supervisor; follows guidelines for rectifying violation issues that will be conducive for property owner and the City.

3)   Provides information and consults with residents regarding public-private property interfaces related to park and open-space; conducts violation follow-up visits.

4)   Compiles information, documenting findings, adjustments, and outcomes to share with residents or future action.

5)   Must maintain driver’s license and have own transportation for the job (mileage reimbursement).

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.

Position Requirements

Education: High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.); working towards Associate's or Bachelor’s of Science Degree in GIS, geography, environmental studies or related field preferred.

Work Experience: 1-2 years working with others in a professional setting preferred. 

Technical Skills: MS Office (Word, Excel).

Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to lift/pull/push/move/carry up to 50 lbs, and the ability to bend/stand/reach.

 

City Expectations

All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the shared values: Collaboration, Innovation, Integrity, Performance, Relationships.

Position Specific Expectations

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. 

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. 

Problem Solving: Uses judgment to solve difficult problems in a timely manner; compares possible options; uses reasoning to explain necessary next steps; looks beyond the obvious; challenges the first answer and seeks alternatives; probes several resources to obtain all relevant information.

City of Eden Prairie Pre-employment Process

The City of Eden Prairie conducts the following pre-employment checks for this position:

  1. Criminal History Check
  2. Driver's License Check
  3. Drug & Alcohol Test

All final candidates must successfully complete and pass the City's evaluation of the pre-employment process before their first day of employment with the City. 

City of Eden Prairie Recruitment Timeline

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Review Applications/Select Candidates: As applications are received

Interviews: As applications are received

Expected Start Date: Mid- May  (Negotiable)

 

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