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Parks Maintenance Worker

Company: City of Jacksonville, North Carolina
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Salary : $28,600.00 - $43,912.94 Annually

Location : Jacksonville, NC

Job Type: Regular - Full Time

Job Number: FY24-00085

Department: Parks

Division: Parks

Opening Date: 04/08/2024

Closing Date: 5/31/2024 7:30 AM Eastern

General Definition of Work

A little about Jacksonville: Jacksonville has one of the youngest demographics in the US with a median age of 23.2 and an estimated population of 75-80,000. The City offers a great work/life balance. We are rich in history and deep in pride of our local military as demonstrated at Lejeune Memorial Gardens near Marine Corp Base Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station. Many of our military return and plant roots here because of the lifestyle and all that the City has to offer. Another reason people stay in Jacksonville... We are a Caring Community as stated in our City seal.

About the Opportunity: Jacksonville's Clean and Green effort works to improve the appearance, cleanliness, and pride in the City of Jacksonville. It is about being green, respecting our environment, and involving our Citizens. Through Clean and Green Jacksonville, the City strives to set examples and support community Clean and Green activities and programs. The City of Jacksonville is looking for reliable individuals that enjoy working in the outdoors, share a passion for the pleasing appearance of parks and recreation facilities, and want to help keep the City Clean & Green. The Parks Maintenance Worker performs responsible semiskilled manual work in a variety of construction, repair and maintenance assignments involving the use of specialized tools and small equipment; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

This position will be responsible for working at least one weekend day per week as their normal schedule.

See how the Parks Department works to educate the public on how to keep the City Clean & Green by clicking
Essential Functions/Typical Tasks

Maintaining and repairing parks, public grounds, operating a variety of equipment, mowers and trucks.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Mows parks, public grounds and rights-of-way.
  • Plants, maintains and trims plants and trees.
  • Maintains athletic fields and facilities.
  • Cleans and maintains park facilities and equipment.
  • Ensures the proper maintenance of equipment and tools by cleaning and checking equipment and tools after use.
  • Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to supervisor; cleans equipment.
  • Operates a variety of power construction and maintenance equipment used in the performance of tasks.
  • Performs related tasks as required.
    Required Education and Experience

    Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

    Possession of valid Driver's License required.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Some knowledge of the maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned; some knowledge in the use of common and specialized hand and power tools required in the work; some knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of mechanical equipment required in the work; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    The City of Jacksonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, religion, or disabilities unrelated to the essential function of the position.

    The City of Jacksonville offers a comprehensive benefits package to all eligible employees.


    Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No

      Required Question

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