DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
Public Service Maintenance Workers (Parks) are employed in the Department of Public Services, Parks Division. They perform a variety of tasks related to the cultivation and care of landscaping and grounds. Employees plant flowers, mow grounds, trim shrubs, pull weeds, repair structures, maintain buildings and remove snow from grounds and surrounding parks areas. Employees also perform minor repairs and maintenance on equipment utilized in grounds keeping and install, erect or repair guardrails, roads shoulders, beams, highway markers, warning signals, and highway lighting. Public Service Maintenance Worker (Parks) also assist with a variety of special events, including: Light Fest displays and Light Fest Operations, Jazz Fest, with putting up tents, traffic control and parking assistance. Employees perform other duties as assigned.
At the time of application and appointment, applicant must have:
Proof of education must be submitted with application.
Appointees must obtain a CDL "N" endorsement within the first three (3) months of their probationary period. Appointees who do not obtain the "N" endorsement will be removed from the Public Service Maintenance Worker position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services procedures.
As a condition of employment, appointees must:
Names on the resulting eligibility list will be certified only to positions in the Parks Division of the Department of Public Services.
Located along the Detroit River, Wayne County is the 13th most populous county in the United States. At its center is the automotive capital of the world - Detroit, one of our 43 unique communities that provide a high quality of life for more than 1.8 million residents.
Led by Executive Warren C. Evans, Wayne County's government is committed to providing fiscally-sound good government to our residents and taxpayers. Since taking office in 2015, Evans has streamlined operations, cut costs, and improved service delivery while delivering consecutive budget surpluses.
In addition to Executive Evans, Wayne County's elected governmental leadership includes Clerk Cathy M. Garrett, Prosecutor Kym Worthy, Treasurer Eric Sabree, Register of Deeds Bernard J. Youngblood, Sheriff Benny Napoleon, and a County Commission chaired by Gary Woronchak.
Wayne County is rich in history, culture, arts, and world-class amenities. Wayne County is home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Institute of Arts, the Henry Ford, and dozens of theaters, art galleries and concert halls. We are also home to major universities including Wayne State, the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and the University of Detroit. We have several award-winning secondary and primary schools, as well as numerous community colleges and vocational schools.
We take pride in being one of the most diverse counties in the United States; a place where different cultures come together in harmony for the betterment of all.