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Groundskeeper (Parks)

City of Statesboro

Listing Summary

Groundskeeper (Parks) (Open Positions: 3)

Closes On: July 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST

Department: Public Works
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu.
Rate of Pay: $13.91 


Job Summary

The Groundskeeper maintains landscaped areas at City facilities, roadways, parks, and cemeteries.


Essential Job Functions

  • Installs and maintains landscaped areas by performing such duties as mowing, planting, pruning, watering, fertilizing, mulching, weeding, edging, and spraying;
  • Prepares landscape and flower bed areas by tilling, raking, shoveling, adding soil amendments and fertilizers, and installing plants and trees;
  • Prunes and trims trees;
  • Applies appropriate pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides);
  • Cleans ornamental fountains, filters, and water pumps;
  • Operates and assists in training new employees in the maintenance and safe operation of landscaping equipment;
  • Operates a water truck to water trees and plants;
  • Operates a backhoe and trencher to install irrigation systems;
  • Provides routine maintenance of landscaping tools and equipment by performing such tasks as checking oil and fluid levels and sharpening blades;
  • Performs general housekeeping duties at shop.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License.


Additional Information


The selected candidate must complete the following requirements prior to starting work with the City of Statesboro:

  • Background Investigation
  • Pre-Employment Urinalysis
  • Pre-Employment Physical (If Applicable)


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