Construction Maintenance Worker I (Facilities Management)

September 2, 2023
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Posting expires: July 6, 2023

Salary range: $32,300 - $38,800

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City's infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.

Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

General Description and Classification Standards

Performs general maintenance tasks for the Department of Watershed Management. Duties include but are not limited to: performing general maintenance; delivering pruning, weeding, and mowing services; and performing additional tasks as assigned. Operations of light to heavy equipment based upon training, skills, and demonstration.

Supervision Received

Works under direct supervision and follows standardized procedures and written/verbal instructions to accomplish assigned tasks usually as part of a work crew.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs general maintenance tasks for buildings, maintaining cleanliness and general readiness.
  • Performs general maintenance tasks for grounds and other DWM properties, including the removal of fallen tree limbs and debris; mowing the grass; sweeping the sidewalks; drain grates etc.
  • Weeds, prunes and maintains flower beds, and shrubs, applying fertilizer and other chemicals necessary for growth.
  • Paints and repairs walls and to include drywall, wallpaper.
  • Repairs or assembles furniture and other office or outdoor equipment.
  • Follows all safety precautions necessary in operating equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.

  • Must be adaptable to perform under minimal stress when confronted with an emergency.
  • Physical ability to adapt to sometimes adverse weather conditions, and repetitive actions.

Minimum Qualifications - Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  • Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license.

Preferred Experience

6 months of experience in construction and/or maintenance in a water distribution or wastewater collection system.

Closing Date/Time: 2023-09-08

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