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Grounds Maintenance Worker 

Salary $31,413.00 (based on qualifications) EOE & DFW  
Position Requirements

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by one (1) year of experience in grounds keeping, maintenance, custodial or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Requires a valid state driver’s license with acceptable driving history.

Other certifications may be required upon employment.

ADA Compliance

Physical Ability: Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, smoke, temperature and noise extremes, hazardous materials, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim lights, toxic agents, animal/wildlife attacks, animal/human bites, or rude/irate customers.

The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

No calls please, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

General Description

This classification conducts various routine and semi-skilled maintenance tasks at City parks and recreational facilities.


Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.


  • Conducts maintenance and construction tasks for various parks and facilities: resurfaces and renovates playgrounds, fields, and courts; paints buildings, equipment, and parking lots; repairs and assembles fences; conducts light plumbing.
  • Operates or uses various equipment, power tools, hand tools, and supplies in order to complete work assignments.
  • Communicates with supervisor, other employees, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information or resolve problems.
  • Conducts a variety of landscaping duties: mows grass; plants flowers and shrubs; weed eats around signs and fence lines; edges curb lines; clears leaves tree limbs and other debris from park areas; spreads and hauls ground cover, dirt, and mulch.
  • Operates a City vehicle; conducts pre- and post-trip inspections including checking all fluids, gauges, lighting, mirrors, tires, body damage, seats and seatbelts, and cleanliness of assigned vehicle.
  • Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations within designated timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation including work orders.
  • Conducts general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment, and tools in operable condition.
  • Maintains inventory of equipment, parts and supplies: initiates orders materials and equipment needed for each job; conducts routine safety inspections on equipment; advises supervisor of needed repairs.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable code, laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures: ensures adherence to established safety procedures; monitors work environment and use of safety equipment.
  • Conducts general custodial duties as various parks and facilities: cleans parks, ball fields, restrooms, kitchens and other areas; vacuums carpets; scrubs and waxes floors; dusts; washes windows and empties trash.

Additional Functions

  • May provide lead guidance and direction to community service workers.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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