Class Title: Facilities Specialist 1

Class Code: FAC SPEC 1

Hourly: $20.72 - $27.22 | Monthly: $3592.61 - $4719.16 | Annually: $43111.33 - $56630.03

Benefits: Full-time


This classification is responsible for performing semi-skilled facility maintenance and construction trades on work assignments and projects.


The Facilities Specialist 1 is the entry level in the Facilities Specialist classification and can provide entry level semi-skilled trade work in a variety of technical fields.  The Facilities Specialist 1 is distinguished from the Facilities Specialist 2 by performing entry level trade work, overseeing contractors on small projects, and working oversight.


Works under the supervision of a supervisor.  Follows standard processes and procedures without supervision but confirms changes to standard practices and significant decisions in advance.


Limited direction and leadership is exercised over a crew of part time staff and seasonal staff assigned to projects or work assignments.


The information provided below encompasses the typical duties and capabilities linked with this classification.  Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Constructs, remodels, and maintains park facilities.
  • Assists with new construction projects, including carpentry, plumbing, office furniture, fixtures, lavatories, concrete, painting, roofing, doors, windows, masonry, and appliances.
  • Assists in the supervision of work crews while in progress if needed; provides guidance and training in procedures and techniques as needed to ensure quality and quantity of work meets standards.
  • Identifies and purchases materials for job assignments.
  • Maintains equipment and keeps in clean and safe condition; operates equipment safely and with care at all times.
  • Identifies safety-related issues and ensures that safe conditions prevail in all park facilities.
  • Reads and interprets construction drawings.
  • Assists with set-up and operation of special events.
  • Provides assistance and guidance to public park users as needed.
  • Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The individual in this classification is expected to possess and exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Strong Knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices and methods used in construction;
  • Basic construction materials and principles;
  • Best practices of maintenance management; and
  • Maintenance and safe operation of powered equipment and hand tools.

Skill and Ability to:

  • Effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing, including by phone, e-mail or in person to successfully complete assigned projects;
  • Work independently while also able to work cooperatively with others;
  • Safely operate powered equipment and hand tools;
  • Read, in English, equipment instructions, maps and blueprints;
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
  • Accurately calculate and apply mathematical formulas;
  • Establish and maintain effective, cooperative and respectful working relationships with all contacts;
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment; and
  • Read and interpret construction drawings.


The following are minimum qualifications for this classification.

Education, Experience, and Training:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent; one year of trade or technical school preferred AND
  2. Two (2) years of experience in park services, public works, or related field, with emphasis on facility maintenance and/or specialized construction trade; OR
  3. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience and training.

Licenses and Certifications:

  1. Possession of, or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire, a valid Oregon driver’s license.


The following are working conditions, including environmental and physical demands, required for this classification. 

  • Duties are performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to inclement weather including heat, cold, humidity, wind, snow, and rain.
  • Daily standing and walking over uneven terrain, such as parks and trails with up/down inclines, paved and unpaved surfaces for sustained periods of time.
  • May require working for emergency call-outs during off duty hours.
  • Presence of paints, chemicals, and pesticides poses slight health hazard.
  • Safety equipment, including shoes, gloves and eye protection are required.
  • Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers, and constant use of hands and arms and may require overhead reaching.
  • Exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical work includes climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, grasping, bending, keyboarding, and repetitive hand and feet motion.




Benefits: Full-time

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