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Park Maintenance Worker (FT)


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Position: Park Maintenance Worker (FT)                                              Department: Facilities Management

Salary Range: $12.21/hour                                                                   FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date:  May 21, 2021                                                                Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for parks and grounds maintenance including landscaping and custodial duties.

Major Duties:

  • Performs turf maintenance activities at soccer, football, baseball, and softball fields; pulverizes and smooths baseball infields; aerates fields; applies herbicides and pesticides as needed.
  • Performs landscaping tasks such as cutting grass, weed-eating, and operating field sprinkler system.
  • Maintains scoreboards.
  • Maintains ball fields by cutting grass, applying lines to fields, and picking up trash.
  • Maintains the grounds at county facilities by cutting grass, trimming trees and hedges, and edging lawns.
  • Performs all custodial duties assigned including but not limited to cleaning locker rooms, vacuuming floors, cleaning of ball field restrooms.
  • Performs routine maintenance on grounds maintenance equipment and vehicles, including checking fluid levels, replacing blades, and performing minor repairs.
  • Replaces light bulbs in department offices and at ball fields and tennis courts.
  • Performs plumbing, carpentry, painting, and mechanical work as needed.
  • Removal of trash from parks.
  • May operate concession stand as needed.
  • Completes special assignments off campus as instructed by supervisor.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • No experience requirements.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 303. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.

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