Sports Field Maintenance Worker - Seasonal
High School diploma or equivalent; and prefer one year of general work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required knowledge of: City policies and procedures. City safety rules and regulations, occupational hazards and safety precautions. Required skill in: Safe and efficient operation and maintenance of tools and equipment. Closely following verbal and written instructions and procedures. Skilled in operating various tools and machines used in ground maintenance work. Work is performed outdoors. Ability to perform strenuous labor for extended periods of time; work in extreme weather conditions. Requires constant physical efforts, and ability to lift and carry up to 117 pounds. A valid driver license with a good driving record is required.
Works on a Sports Field maintenance crew made up of three or more workers at the Texas Bank Sports Complex. Primary duty is the overall maintenance of buildings and surrounding areas to include such duties as trash pickup and removal, cleaning of restrooms, concession sites, storage areas, walkways, turf sites, parking lots, etc. Other duties include playground inspections/maintenance and infield clay maintenance (dragging, lining, fencing, bases, mounds, weed control, infield irrigation, etc.). May operate and maintain various equipment such as rotary and/or reel mowers, tractors, skid steers, weed-eaters, trimmers, chain and pole saws, shovels, hoes, rakes, pruning shears, truck, trailer, blower, and other equipment involved in the maintenance of assigned areas. May be responsible for the development and maintenance of parks and sports field areas performing duties such as pesticide and fertilizer applications, aerification of turfgrass, mowing, string trimming, fence installation/removal, edging, planting, weeding flower beds, applying water to turf area and flower beds, pruning trees, etc. May assist in the installation of sprinkler systems and perform irrigation repairs. Position includes light construction, application of various pesticides, and other related/assigned duties as required. Operates a variety of specialized equipment and performs general manual labor tasks in order to maintain parks, streets, infrastructure and City facilities as assigned; duties will vary according to job assignment and individual skills; responds to emergencies as needed. Performs maintenance and repairs within scope of authority, and in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; reports safety hazards, equipment problems and emergency situations. Operates and maintains a variety of tools and specialized equipment. Assists in the repair and maintenance of parks and roadways; maintains landscaping and grounds; clears trash, brush, weeds and debris from roadways, structures, grounds and facilities. Cleans and maintains City facilities; makes minor facility repairs; assists with the construction of new facilities and installation of equipment. Cleans and stores hazardous materials according to City policy and procedures.
Seasonal Position: Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm to include some weekends and holidays (30 minute lunch). Maximum 29.5 hours per week