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Marion Independent School District Summer Temp Painter in Marion, Iowa

Summer Temp Painter JobID: 542

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    Maintenance/Custodial/ Seasonal Mowing TEMP

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Position Type:Operations and Maintenance/Painter

Location:Operations and Maintenance

Position/Title: Summer/Temporary General Labor High School Student PositionImmediate Supervisor: Department Director/Crew LeaderSummary:Perform general maintenance, upkeep, cleaning or painting needed to maintain or improve the condition of District buildings, grounds and/or equipment.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Basic Preparation needed for painting. (washing walls, repairing holes, removing old paint.)

  • Able to match and apply paint with the necessary equipment (paint brush, etc.)

  • Exercise knowledge of proper safety techniques (including but not limited to: wearing proper personal protective equipment, handling of materials, lifting techniques, use of all equipment and climbing apparatus)

  • Ensure quality work through effective monitoring of grounds appearance

  • Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance

  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Standards:1. Quality of work (Maintains the District’s school buildings, grounds and/or equipment in such a state as to assure an attractive, sanitary and safe environment.)2. Quantity of work (The amount of work performed is evidence of high productivity; industrious; accountable for own fair share of workload; seeks additional tasks)3. Knowledge of job (Job methods, procedures, practices and responsibilities are well understood and reflected in job performance; exhibits continuous improvement and ongoing learning)4. Creativity/Problem solving (Offers new ideas; suggests innovative and better ways of performing necessary tasks)5. Interpersonal skills (Works collaboratively with others; courteous; polite; pleasant; promotes positive image in contacts with co-workers and District customers)6. Dependability (Reliable; punctual; consistent attendance; completes work accurately and in a timely fashion; stable and calm in a crisis or emergency; works independently)7. Professional appearance(Dress is acceptable for the job; appears clean, well-groomed and “professional”)8. Organizational skills (Exhibits ability to prioritize work; organizational skills enhance job productivity)9. Safety (Provides safety and security for self and others through following proper safety procedures at all times)10. Written/Verbal communication (Conveys information and ideas accurately and courteously to clearly met the needs of the staff/students/visitors, transfers thoughts and ideas into speech and presents clearly)11. Managing change/adaptability (Demonstrates good understanding of organizational changes and communicates support for such change. Adapts to changes in schedule and work assignments)12. Professional approach (Professional, positive and helpful approach with visitors and District employees. Displays loyalty toward the organization. Demonstrates a capacity to understand internal and external customer requirements and produces a professional level of service that is satisfactory)13. Flexibility (Demonstrates openness to new organizational structures and procedures. Willingly takes direction and will modify one’s preferred way of doing things)Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed here are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work.

  • Able to work independently, with minimal supervision.

  • Able to work as a team to complete tasks and meet goals.

  • Basic knowledge required to identify building conditions and/or chemicals which could be hazardous. Knowledge of how to safely use, post notice, and dispose of chemicals.

  • Able to safely operate any equipment used, including mowers, trimmers and sprayers.

  • Able to recognize problems, determine causes, and take appropriate action for resolution.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to take direction and respond to requests in a courteous and helpful manner.

  • Able to perform basic mathematical skills, such as addition, subtraction, division and multiplication to determine weight, volume and distance.

  • Able to read, write and interpret rules, reports and procedure manuals as required to perform assignments.

  • Able to perceive identification numbers marked on material; read and understand numbers and volumes; and transcribe numbers.

  • Able to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.

  • Able to quickly move hands and arms to grasp, manipulate, or assemble products.

  • Able to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  • Able to physically exert the body over long periods of time.

  • Able to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time.

  • Able to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with the body, arms, and legs.

Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials and manipulating things. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee frequently must perform physical activities that require squatting, stooping or kneeling, climbing, lifting, balancing, and reaching above the head and forward. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp tools while climbing on a ladder. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and waist more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. Occasionally, the employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 – 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance. The employee will sometimes push/pull items. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors and outdoors. They may occasionally be subjected to extreme temperatures or climate conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles. The employee may work near or with moving mechanical equipment. The employee may occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, sprays and cleaning materials. They may work in semi-enclosed areas that require the use of protective equipment. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The noise level in the work environment may range from quiet to loud. By District Board policy, the district facilities and grounds are to be drug, alcohol and tobacco free zones.EVALUATION:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with federal and state law, board policy, and the preceding job description.

The Marion Independent School District is an EEO/AA employer.

Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, will be directed to the Affirmative Action Coordinator by writing to the Affirmative Action Coordinator (Superintendent), Marion Independent School District, Marion , Iowa 52302; or by telephoning 319-377-4691.


Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, may also be directed in writing to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions, Milwaukee Area Office, Reuss Federal Plaza, 310 West Wisconsin Ave., Suite 800, Milwaukee, WI., 53203-2292, (800) 669-4000 or TTY (800) 669-6820. the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319-1004, (515) 281-4121 or 1-800-457-4416, This inquiry or complaint to the federal office may be done instead of, or in addition to, an inquiry or complaint at the local level.

Further information and copies of the procedures for filing a complaint are available in the school district's central administrative office and the administrative office in each attendance center.

The statements contained herein describe the scope of responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts the Board’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time unless restricted by law or a negotiated contract.