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Facility Monitor

City of Decatur

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Facility Monitor
Part Time
Reports to: Facilities Maintenance Superintendent 
Department: Public Works
Work Hours: Nights, weekends, holidays, and for emergency call-ins Year-round temporary (20-30 hours/week)
Starting Salary: $10.00 per hour

Purpose of Work: 

This is unskilled, semi-skilled, and skilled work involving the maintenance, repair, and monitoring of City buildings, parks, and facilities. Work involves the performance of light to heavy manual tasks and the safe operation of various hand and power tools and light equipment. Detailed assignments are given by, and work is performed under the direct supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Superintendent.

Major Responsibilities:

 Drives assigned vehicles and any necessary tools and materials to work sites. 

  • Performs custodial activities in various City buildings and parks such as cleaning bathrooms, washing windows, emptying trashcans, and mopping floors: changes light bulbs and fluorescent fixtures. 
  • Operates various specialized power tools and light equipment, including drill, sander, saw, buffer and vacuum.
  • Replaces washers in faucets, cleans clogged drains. Paints interior and exterior of City buildings. Sets up furniture and recreational equipment. Installs and repairs recreational equipment. 
  • Repair door locks. Cleans and maintains tools, equipment, and assigned vehicles reports any safety hazards or maintenance problems to the appropriate Crew Supervisor.   
  • Monitors park facilities for illegal activities and reports to Decatur Public Safety Department. Manages park areas - picks up litter, empties trash cans, pressure clean pavilions or park equipment, repairs fences, plants shrubbery, fertilizes & waters plantings, grades fields, checks and refills playground surfacing materials. 
  • May be called in as needed to perform emergency services, including protecting property, repairing public facilities, and removing debris. 
  • Performs related work as necessary.


Minimum Qualifications & Physical Requirements: 

  • Minimum of two years of High School education completed. High School diploma preferred. 
  • Some experience in performing comparable duties. 
  • Good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of power tools and light equipment. Some knowledge in basic building repairs, construction principles, basic electrical and plumbing principles. Skill in the operation of hand and power tools and light equipment. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid State of Georgia driver’s license (Class C) and a satisfactory motor vehicle record (MVR). Ability to drive and operate any assigned vehicles and equipment safely and efficiently. 
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy objects (10-100lbs) and bend, squat, twist, crawl, and climb daily. 
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions for extended periods of time. 
  • Must be available for an emergency call-in on weekends, evenings, and holidays.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at 

We do not accept e-mailed resumes as a part of the application process. 


The City of Decatur is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected under applicable law

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