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Douglas County  6430
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Pay Range GC11


This classification provides after-hour security to fairground facility; performs basic cleaning to buildings; maintains grounds and landscaped areas and performs semi-skilled work in corrective maintenance to fairground buildings, equipment and grounds.


(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples. Any one position may not perform all listed tasks.)

l. Provide after-hour security to fairground complex; secure windows, doors, gates; determine unauthorized people are out of complex; secure complex.

2. Provide assistance to facility users and prepare buildings and facilities for renters and users; setup, take down tables, chairs, bleachers, stages, drapery, panels, kitchen equipment, power panels and electric cords. Direct visitors to appropriate meeting area; assist them as needed.

3. Collect recreational vehicle park fees. Provide night security of grounds and buildings. Maintain records.

4. Perform corrective and preventative maintenance to fairground buildings and related property; such as: construct signs; repair and maintain plumbing systems and fixtures, water and drainage lines; repair doors and hardware; repair roof and drain systems; wash outside walls and windows; restock restrooms. Operate hand power tools appropriate to duty; perform basic maintenance and repair to equipment.

5. Perform basic cleaning of fairground buildings, which could include: clean, mop, strip, wax, and buff floors; shampoo carpets; wash windows, blinds, walls, ceilings, clean and disinfect restrooms, dust and clean furniture; refill supplies.

6. Provide a variety of grounds maintenance duties, such as: sweep, rake, litter, garbage and stall cleanup; spread bark mulch; repair wood and concrete areas; plant and prune.

7. Clean and maintain work shop area.


Knowledge of: Reasonable knowledge of building and complex security procedures, practices and methods; reasonable knowledge of building construction methods, principles, practices, equipment, and materials as applied to corrective building maintenance; reasonable knowledge of cleaning methods, procedures, equipment and supplies used in custodial maintenance in an institution or on a large scale; reasonable knowledge of grounds maintenance; basic knowledge of Oregon Specialty Codes that govern building construction, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical work. Skill in: Safe operation of appropriate power tools and equipment. Ability to: Communicate effectively in oral and written forms; interpret and comply with written and oral instructions; estimate time and materials for individual projects and manage time efficiently; utilize problem identification and resolution techniques; remain calm and use good judgment during confrontational or high pressure situations; establish and maintain records and reports; courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, facility users and the public.

Education, experience and training: One year progressively responsible work experience in building construction or building maintenance which affords work experience in security procedures, custodial and grounds maintenance and working with the public OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training. At time of appointment, must possess a valid Oregon driver's license.


Work is performed with supervision from the fairgrounds operations manager. Employee estimates time and materials and manages time efficiently. Judgment is necessary in selecting appropriate established guidelines to follow. Employee uses initiative in completing routine assignments and interpretation of general administrative or operational policies and procedures is sometimes necessary. Significant deviations require prior approval. Work is checked at completion of projects.


Guidelines used are established policy and procedures, building custodial, construction, maintenance, and horticultural reference material, State Specialty Code material, equipment manuals. Employee uses some judgment in determining appropriate guidelines and procedure, but then follows guidelines closely due to nature of work.


Regular and consistent attendance is required.  Work is performed both in inside and outside environments and may require bending, climbing through confined areas and/or in high locations, gripping with hands, hearing alarms and voice conversations, lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds, operating power tools with common exposure to paints and chemicals, pulling, pushing, standing, stooping and walking. Work is performed in an environment which involves everyday risks or discomforts and sometime adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. A reasonable amount of driving is required

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