City of Garland, TX

  • SSW Parkkeeper

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/20/2018 12:35 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    PRCAD - Park Operations
    USD $8.57/Hr.
    USD $10.28/Hr.
    Target Hiring Range
    Job Code Category
    Parks and Recreation
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for performing a combination of park maintenance duties under the direct supervision of a lead person or supervisor.

    Essential Job Functions

    1) Operate tractor with mower attachments, including one ton truck with trailer, riding mower, edger, line trimmer, backpack blower, push lawnmower, etc.

    2) Collect trash and litter from parks, medians and right of ways.

    3) Clean and maintain restrooms.

    4) Clean and prepare shelters/pavilions for reservations.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills


    Education/ Experience:     

    • Six months to one year experience in operating trucks, tractors or related equipment
    • Commercial Drivers License preferred

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

    • Knowledge of City safety procedures
    • Knowledge of Safety methods and procedures used in equipment operation
    • Knowledge of or experience grounds maintenance and heavy equipment
    • Skill in operating smaller, parks maintenance equipment
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Ability to effective communicate both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to prioritize and organize objectives
    • Ability to work independently of the supervisor

    Licenses & Certifications

     Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works typically in an outdoor environment and may be subjected to extremes of heat and cold, rain, humidity, wetness, insects, noxious odors, fumes, and physical stress from exertion and lifting.


    Customer Service
    Personal Organization

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

     High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
     Six months of related experience
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


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