These positions will perform a variety of maintenance duties pertaining to the overall operation of grounds and facilities located in the Parks as well other City owned facilities and are seasonal and/or part-time in nature.
The availability of positions varies throughout the year with the highest volume of hiring occurring in February and May but it is always a good time to apply for a position if you are interested.
Duties for these positions include (but are not limited to): maintenance and preparation of athletic fields, mowing, weeding, tilling, raking, other manual tasks, manual labor including lifting heavy materials and working in adverse weather conditions, janitorial functions in restrooms and park facilities to maintain a clean environment, including litter pick up and disposal, set up for special events and athletic games, including grooming the fields, operate equipment such as park vehicles, mowers, tractors, etc.; other duties as assigned for the benefit of the Parks and Recreation Department.
Individuals that have completed a collegiate program in Recreation Park Tourism Administration (RPTA), grounds maintenance or related field or enrollment in a college level RPTA, grounds maintenance or related program of study with the successful completion of at least 20 semester hours
6 months of prior paid experience in municipal or commercial grounds maintenance are encouraged to apply.
Familiarity with ball field maintenance and the fundamentals of baseball and softball play is helpful. This may include previous ball maintenance experience and/or playing or coaching baseball or softball.
$8.50 to $12.00 per hour