Parking Maintenance Technician

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Job Description:


This is entry-level manual labor and semi-skilled technical work performing routine facility and equipment maintenance tasks as well as performing general janitorial duties for the parking operations division.

Positions allocated to this class report to a designated supervisor and work under general supervision.  Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its routine and as-needed preventative maintenance activities and janitorial duties.


This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.  Performance of lower level duties may be required.


Performs general cleaning activities such as trash collection, restroom cleaning, window washing, spill clean-up, and sweeping or blowing of dirt/leaves/debris.

Inspects buildings, equipment and grounds for needed maintenance and repair and handles any minor repairs required (e.g. repair of fencing, drywall repair, minor carpentry, etc.).

Performs general painting of walls, floors or other structures as needed (e.g. graffiti cover-up, stencil use in special projects, etc.)

Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains/toilets, etc.).

Operates pressure washer for routine and as-needed cleaning of buildings, floors, stairwells and other structures.

Performs repair, replacement and changes to parking related signs and instructional devices.

Maintains the grounds around the parking structures including mowing grass, weed eating, edging, minor trimming and blowing of dirt/leaves/debris using a variety of gas-powered, electric or hand-powered tools and equipment.

Performs routine and as-needed repair and programming of parking meters including head replacement, cleaning, lubrication, removing obstructions, resetting, changing batteries, changing decals and reprogramming.

Maintains inventory levels of maintenance and janitorial tools and supplies working with contracted vendors and staff to recommend and initiate procurement, confirm receipt and perform stocking.

Performs routine collection and audit of parking meters working closely with fellow co-workers and other city departments to ensure collection and audits are complete.

Comprehends and adheres to policies, procedures and safety regulations, while performing tasks.

Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.


Graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma; and one (1) year of experience in building/facility maintenance work, including use of tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair work.



Valid driver license required at time of appointment and at all times while employed in this classification.



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