Class Title: Facilities Specialist 2

Class Code: FAC SPEC 2

Hourly: $24.29 - $32.12 | Monthly: $4210.44 - $5568.41 | Annually: $50525.34 - $66821

Benefits: Full-time


This classification is responsible for assisting the Facilities Supervisor by leading projects and/or staff and performing skilled facility maintenance and construction trades on work assignments and projects.


The Facilities Specialist 2 is the journey level in the Facilities Specialist classification and can provide journey level trade work in a variety of technical fields.  The Facilities Specialist 2 is distinguished from the Facilities Specialist 1 by performing journey level trade work, overseeing contractors on large and complex projects, and working independently.


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.


May provide direction and leadership over a crew of both staff and volunteers 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.
  • Responsible for construction projects including carpentry, plumbing, office furniture, fixtures, playground inspections and repairs, lock sets and hardware, key program, hard surfaces, lavatories, concrete, painting, roofing, doors, windows, masonry, and appliances.
  • Monitors and repairs pool equipment including: controllers, water filtration, chemistry, pumps, motors, and heat exchangers.
  • Conducts park and facility inspections.  Assesses repair and new construction needs.
  • HVAC system monitoring, preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Minor electrical work including ballasts, lamp replacement and switches.
  • Coordinates, plans, assigns, and reviews the work of employees assigned to project.
  • Participates in and directs the work of crews while in progress; provides guidance and training in procedures and techniques as needed to ensure quality and quantity of work meets standards.
  • Obtains required building permits and inspections as needed for each job assignment.
  • Documents field changes to blueprints during construction.
  • Identifies and purchases materials for job assignments.
  • Provides assistance and guidance to public park users as needed.
  • 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, interprets, and advises on the preparation of construction drawings.
  • Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  • Performs 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 building;
  • 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;
  • Strong planning, organizational, leadership, and interpersonal skills;
  • Accurately calculate and apply mathematical formulas;
  • Proficiently operate standard office equipment including computers and basic computer programs;
  • Demonstrate independent judgment, initiative and work independently;
  • Effectively direct and motivate staff including plan and direct activities of subordinate employees;
  • Establish and maintain effective, cooperative and respectful working relationships with all contacts; and
  • Read and interpret construction drawings.


The following are minimum qualifications for this classification.

Education, Experience, and Training:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent; two years of trade or technical school preferred; AND
  2. Four (4) years of experience in park services, public works, or related field with emphasis on facility maintenance and/or specialized construction trade; some aquatics or recreation facility experience preferred 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.
  2. Ability to obtain Certified Pool Operators License within 6 months
  3. Some positions may require possession of a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
  4. Some positions may require certification relevant to facilities and/or construction.


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 may pose 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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