Position:  Park Maintenance - Hourly             

Dept: Parks & Recreation

Reports To: Director of Maintenance         


Position Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Responsible for maintenance operations at City Parks and Facilities
  • Make preparations for events
  • Plants and maintains trees at City Parks and Facilities
  • Plants and maintains flowers at City Parks and Facilities
  • Clean the parks
  • Maintain the grass at City Parks and Facilities
  • Renovates City Facilities as needed
  • Mechanical duties as needed
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned by the Director and Assistant Director of Maintenance
  • Perform special assignments when assigned by Park Superintendent
  • Unlock and secure facility as needed
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools and light machinery
  • Ability to operate Zero turn mowers, weed eater and blowers
  • Pick up trash in parks
  • Prepare and paint facilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Basic understanding of general maintenance
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Considerable ability to work well with others
  • Knowledge of light construction and machinery
  • Basic knowledge of plumbing, roofing, electrical and general building repair

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CDL license
  • 2 years in maintenance or field experience
  • Backhoe and other heavy equipment experience

Education/Training:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience: Minimum 2 years maintenance training or experience

Working Conditions: Indoor and outdoor environments, including extreme heat and cold

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a wide variety of environment, including extreme heat and cold
  • Ability to see within normal parameters
  • Ability to hear within normal range
  • Ability to extend hand(s) and arms(s)
  • Ability to stand for long period of time
  • Ability to read
  • Ability to push, pull, carry, and lift a minimum of 40 pounds
  • Ability to climb ladders and handle heights

How to Apply: apply.terrehaute.in.gov