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Park Maintenance Assistant (6766)

Park Maintenance Assistant

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: QG95
  • Class Code: 6766
  • Established: 08/06/1969
  • Revised: 11/07/1984
  • Title Changed: --


Under supervision, to do routine cleanup and unskilled maintenance helper tasks in a State park district having a year-round workload; to lead a crew of seasonal employees doing cleanup and other unskilled work during peak seasons; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Cleans restrooms, showers, campgrounds, picnic sites and other facilities; applies various cleaning agents; picks up and hauls garbage and trash; does trail improvement and cleanup work including culvert clearing; assists in the care and maintenance of trees, shrubs, lawns, and other vegetation; loads, unloads and handles building materials and other supplies; constructs fire trails and removes vegetation; fights structural and forest fires; assists park maintenance employees with the more complex maintenance projects; operates and performs minor maintenance on light vehicles, small tractors and mowers; answers routine questions from the public as necessary; completes miscellaneous reports; leads and trains less experienced maintenance personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a valid driver license. Applicants who do not possess this license will be admitted to the examination but must secure the license prior to appointment.


Any combination of education and experience which will develop the ability to understand mechanical relationships, read and write, follow directions, and communicate in English as are necessary to perform the housekeeping duties and learn the semiskilled maintenance tasks required to properly maintain a public use beach or park facility.

Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to: Understand mechanical relationships; communicate and follow directions in English, read and write at a level required for successful job performance; maintain cooperative relations with the general public and co-workers; operate a variety of maintenance equipment; perform basic arithmetic; perform routine cleanup tasks and manual labor; drive light-weight vehicles; lead less experienced maintenance personnel on the routine and unskilled tasks when required and learn the broad variety of semiskilled maintenance techniques required to properly maintain a public use beach or park facility.

Special Personal Characteristics

Ability to work independently without close supervision; willingness to work at various locations throughout the State; willingness to work on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, and at odd or irregular hours; physical strength and agility; willingness to conform to departmental uniform requirements.

  Updated: 6/3/2012
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