Notice of Job Opening

Date: July 11, 2019

Department: Landscape

Pay Range: Depending on Qualifications

Exp Date: Until Filled

Performs semi-skilled and limited skilled work of a routine mature in the operations of light automotive equipment, bush hogs and mowers in the maintenance and care of park and recreational facilities. Also uses hand and power tools, weedeater, field conditioners and paint machines.

Works under the general supervision of a Parks Advanced PSA specific instructions are given at the beginning of each workday and work is checked while in progress and upon completion. Some judgement is needed as employee often works without direct supervision. May act as lead worker in the absence of Advanced PSA.

Examples of Work

The following examples of duties are typically performed by someone in this position. No attempt is made to be exhaustive in this listing.

  • Cuts grass with the use of weedeaters, mowers, tractors, and necessary attachments.
  • Uses power tools to remove debris from parks and playgrounds.
  • Performs minor maintenance on equipment – i.e. greases mowers, change blades, belts etc.
  • Applies herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizer under Advance PSA’s supervision.
  • Performs minor carpentry, plumbing maintenance on park buildings.
  • Repairs broken bleacher, paints some.
  • Picks up trash and debris in parks.
  • Assists in building and restroom cleanup.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of the safe operation and maintenance of assigned equipment.
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn the geography of the City.
  • Skill in the operation of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to work with leaf/fellow workers.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Willingness to work in inclement weather.

Desirable Training & Experience

  • Two year experience in similar occupation.

Necessary Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Some experience in operation of tractor, mowers, hand and power tools.
  • Must be capable of performing the necessary functions of the job.

General Online Application

If you have any additional questions please email or call Human Resources: +706 883 2037,