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Senior Events Maintenance Worker

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$21.40 $29.96 $3,709.26 $5,192.97 $44,512.00 $62,317.00


This is the advanced level in the Event Facility Maintenance Worker series. Positions in this class are assigned a full range of maintenance duties and are expected to carry out the more complex or technically advanced assignments with minimal supervision. This position may supervise other lower level maintenance workers. This position is responsible for building, facility, grounds, and event conversions. This includes aspects of maintenance and repair of all buildings, facilities, grounds, and event equipment. This also includes all aspects of tree, shrub, and lawn care, weed control, and other related landscaping needs. Supervises seasonal workers engaged in grounds and facilities maintenance, landscaping, and construction projects, and event set up. Also supervises volunteers as necessary.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.  

  • Receives general supervision from higher-level management and/or supervisory personnel.
  • May supervise full time employees.
  • May supervises seasonal employees and volunteers.
  • Perform and oversee maintenance and repair on event equipment, facilities, buildings, and grounds at the Event Complex.
  • May exercise direct, first-level supervision of positions, employees, operations, and activities; may include coordinating staff training, assigning and reviewing work, participating in the interview and selection process, making recommends impacting pay, status, and disciplinary action, evaluating performance independently or in conjunction with a higher-level supervisor/manager, and approving time off.
  • Provide lead accountability for other employees within work unit.
  • Plan and schedule work assignments for crews; ensure equipment and supplies are available, including proper safety equipment.
  • Maintain related records and reports.
  • Inspect and perform complex maintenance tasks involving mechanical, electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and general construction tasks, to include repair of windows, walls, doors, floors, ceilings, outlets, plumbing fixtures, air conditioning and heating systems, painting, dry wall, etc.
  • Fabricate, construct, and repair event equipment, which may include stages (metal/wood), ramps (loading, entrance, handicap), event specific paneling (walls, animal enclosures), floor and deck hold downs, cable hangers, panel storage racks (metal/wood), shelving, bleachers, event specific floor coverings (plywood decks, ice and dirt floor coverings, carpet), handrails, barricades and barriers (metal, wood, concrete, chain link mesh), and other similar projects.
  • Estimate the time, equipment, man power, and assist in developing event set up time lines; resolve related event set up problems and adjust plans as needed to accommodate conditions; assist in layout of events.
  • Operate, maintain, adjust, and repair a wide variety of equipment. Heavy equipment including, but not inclusive of, fork lifts, single and tandem axel dump trucks, water trucks, tractors, skidster loaders, front end loaders, boom lifts, scissor lifts, roller packers, back hoes and various pull behind equipment necessary in the repair, maintenance, and alteration of parking lots, sidewalks, electrical and audio lines (overhead and buried), roofs, lighting structures, arena flooring, and the movement, placement, and erection of materials used to produce customer events.
  • Provide information and directions to the public.
  • Build rough wooden structures such as barricades and fences, and perform rough carpentry.
  • Operate, maintain, adjust, and repair equipment and tools necessary for performing maintenance tasks.
  • Perform and oversee event setups per data sheets.
  • Communicate effectively with event coordinators concerning event setups, event setup changes, and problems or issues arising during events.
  • Understands calculations of event expenses and tracking of expenses and is capable of tracking those expenses and communicating them with event coordinators via written logs, email or verbal communication.
  • Able to use a computer sufficiently to communicate with other staff through the use of email, and simple word and excel documents.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Methods, materials, techniques, tools, and the operational characteristics of mechanical equipment used in facility repair and construction and related equipment repair.
  • General principles of electrical wiring, plumbing, masonry, carpentry, welding, vehicle mechanics, and horticultural principles.
  • Hazards associated with the associated work and the use of proper safety precautions.
  • Landscaping practices including lawn, tree, and shrub care.
  • Basic principles of First Aid and CPR.
  • Methods, materials, tools, and equipment used for setting up, operating, and tearing down convention, arena, equine, and sporting events.
  • Methods, materials, and tools to ensure proper soil conditions, water content, and footing of arena flooring.
  • Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including selection, training, discipline, and evaluation.
  • Scope and application of laws and regulations pertaining to park operations.
  • Basic recordkeeping and reporting procedures.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Perform a variety of skilled tasks in grounds, facility, and equipment maintenance.
  • Supervise and/or direct work of full time and seasonal employees and volunteers.
  • Assist in training and supervision of personnel and volunteers engaged in equipment operation, maintenance operations, and construction projects.
  • Operate safely a variety of equipment used in maintenance work and event coordination and set up.
  • Take appropriate action in emergency situations.
  • Prepare and maintain routine records and interdepartmental reports.
  • Act as a resource or expert in program area, providing technical guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Read and understand blueprints, construction drawings and schematics, and data sheets as produced by event coordinators.
  • Perform skilled maintenance and repair work in the plumbing, electrical, painting, mechanical, carpentry trade areas.
  • Operate light and heavy equipment used in conducting events.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time; must be able to climb ladders, scaffolds, and stairways.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, stretch, twist, reach, kneel, crawl, squat, climb, and balance.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, drag, or push, both alone and with help; must be able to lift 80 pounds, without mechanical assistance.
  • Must be able to crawl through small openings or crawl and/or maneuver in small, confined areas.
  • Must be able to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.The work environment characteristics described here are representative to those an employee would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed too wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside conditions.

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