Maintenance Worker (PT)

Date Posted: June 28, 2024
City of Shelby
Shelby, NC
Category: General & Skilled Labor
Job Type: Full-Time, Salary

City of Shelby

Company Description

Job Description

Maintenance Worker (PT)

Department: Parks & Recreation
Job Status: Full-Time
Details: Starting Salary $11.83 per hour

Job Description

Performs work maintaining and repairing park grounds and building maintenance repair assignments. Cleans buildings and offices; dusts furniture, vacuums carpets, and empties garbage cans; sweeps and mops floors; strips and waxes floors; cleans restrooms; picks up litter and debris; mows and maintains athletic fields, cemeteries, golf course greens, fairways, roughs, and playgrounds; sows grass; trims hedges and weeds; prepares athletic fields for play; marks lines on playing fields; reshapes mounds; resets bases; performs general field maintenance duties; rakes sand traps, fertilizes greens and fairways, pulls out golf carts, and fills water coolers; paints; helps set up facilities for meetings and special events; operates a variety of equipment including aerator, reel gang mower, fertilizer spreader, rotary mower, and hand tools; performs light maintenance of tractors and equipment; checks and changes oil, water, and fluid levels; changes filters; and checks and inspects facilities, grounds, and equipment for necessary repairs.

Hours: Varied hours that work well with high school or college students.  Will be required to work outside of normal working hours for events in stand-by, on-call or other emergency situations.

To Compete in the Selection Process: High school diploma/GED with experience working with athletic turf maintenance, grounds keeping or parks maintenance work preferred. Must have a general knowledge of the tools, materials, and equipment used in general construction, turf grass, horticulture, and maintenance work; safety precautions; ability to perform labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions, read maps and take measurements; ability to operate mowers, tractors, and related machinery and equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, contractors, vendors, and the general public. Special requirements: Valid Driver’s License and CPR certification within 6 months of employment.

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