City of Haines City
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Haines City, FL, USA
  • 11.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Parks Supervisor, performs duties necessary to support the Parks Division to ensure the proper maintenance of City parks, grounds, green spaces, athletic complexes and fields, and common areas for City owned property and/or facilities providing for a safe and aesthetically pleasing environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  1. Performs duties necessary to support the Parks Division to ensure the proper maintenance of City parks, grounds, green spaces, athletic complexes and fields, and common areas for City owned property and/or facilities providing for a safe and aesthetically pleasing environment. Responsible for the care and replacement of plants and trees, to include but not limited to raking, pruning, mulching, clearing, planting, minor irrigation install and repair, mowing, weeding, edging and painting. Responsible for safely using and proper care and maintenance of all tools and equipment necessary to complete projects, assignments and/or tasks.
  2. Performs duties to ensure the upkeep of ball fields, recreation centers and athletic complexes through debris and trash removal, painting, and "striping." Responsible for the care, maintenance and repair of artificial turf through vacuuming and disinfecting, and removal and replacement of cushioning pad/padding.
  3. Responsible for preparing for events through constructing and/or deconstructing of fencing, barricades, chairs and stages, as well as "set-up" and "tear-down" tasks.
  4. Duties may include cleaning public restrooms.
  5. Performs additional duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Required knowledge and experience is normally obtained through the completion of a curriculum resulting in either a High School Diploma or GED, and one (1) year work related experience are required.
  • Must exhibit attention to detail, accuracy, and safety.
  • Must be able to communicate and present oneself in a professional manner.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical equations for application of fertilizers and use of chemical cleaners.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working and professional relationships with City employees and officials, and the general public.
  • Ability to take and follow oral instructions.
  • Ability to read and understand instructions and product directions.
  • Ability to work under high demands, short time constraints, and pressure of a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to work during weekends and night time events and hours of operations.
  • Skilled in operating landscaping equipment and hand held and/or power tools.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a Valid Florida Class E driver license.
  • Must pass applicable pre-employment testing and background and credit checks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

This position may be required to report for work when a declaration of emergency has been declared in Polk County.

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