Open to members of the Public Employees Local 71.
These positions are represented by the Public Employees, Local 71 and are subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and Public Employees, Local 71.
DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation
HOURS OF WORK: Hours vary; 4/10 shift
LOCATION: South Maintenance shop 11440 Lang Street
This is a full-time, seasonal position which will begin on April 19, 2021 and ends on October 10, 2021.
Example of Duties
The primary purpose of this position is to maintain the Municipality of Anchorage park land and facilities in a safe and useable condition for the general public to enjoy. The park caretaker I position is the first level classification in the park maintenance series.
This position generally performs routine park maintenance under general supervision. The distinction between this level and other levels of park maintenance workers is based upon the level and the complexity of duties performed and the degree of supervision received and exercised. Winter Season Duties: litter collection; snow & ice removal from sidewalks; outdoor recreational ice maintenance; track setting; trail grooming and maintenance; special event preparation and support; and general grounds cleaning and repair.
Summer Season Duties: turf and irrigation maintenance; removal & cleanup of unauthorized or illegal campsites; litter collection; athletic and multiuse field maintenance; trail maintenance; park fence and barrier repairs; park shelters, amenities and equipment cleaning and repair; special event preparation and support; and general grounds and facility care. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences
Six (6) months experience in lawn, landscape, trails, construction, grounds, or facility maintenance.
Must have valid State of Alaska driver's license with a satisfactory driving record at time of hire
Additional Important Information
The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program.
For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant's Alaska driver's license and a current copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska Driver's License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.
All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.
If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.
Military Service Interview Preference:
Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment.
The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual's command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.
The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.
Once applicants click the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account.
NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.
For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.
The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.
For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571
Health & Welfare benefits are administered by the Public Employee Local 71 Trust. For additional information, please contact the Public Employee Local 71 Trust at (907) 276-7611.
The Municipality of Anchorage provides eligible employees Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and Retirement benefits.
For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.aspx
In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application).
Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar comment on any portion of your application may lead to you being disqualified for the position.
If the experience you reference in the below questions is not clearly included and described in your Work History section, your application will be considered not qualified for this position and you may be removed from consideration.
Do you understand, in order to be considered for this position, accurate and complete education and work history information must be provided?
Are you a current member of the Public Employees
How many months of experience do you have with turf maintenance, flower bed, landscape, trails, or other grounds maintenance experience?
Less than 6 months
6 Months or more
Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History supports your response.
Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.
Do you possess a valid State of Alaska driver's license or have the ability to obtain one by the time of hire?
Agency Municipality of Anchorage
Address 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605
Anchorage, Alaska, 99501
Phone (907) 343-4447
Municipality Of Anchorage