Under general supervision, the Parks Maintenance Worker
maintains parks including open spaces, athletic fields, facilities,
and provides Brush Recycling Center support. Work involves
assisting in the recycling center and performing various duties to
support special events.
Examples of Duties
Maintains grounds by mowing, edging, and trimming park areas;
removes weeds and trims flower beds; performs irrigation checks and
repairs; replaces fences; repairs playground structures and cleans
Maintains athletic fields by trimming fields; ensures proper
watering; sets bases and shaves infields; aerates and applies
chemicals for weeds and pests.
Performs daily rounds of facilities to pick up trash, empty cans
and inspect areas for damage/vandalism.
Maintains facilities including painting/repairing/replacing.
Provide maintenance and repair for facilities and park
amenities, shelters, buildings, playgrounds, etc. May maintain yard
facility by repairing doors, gates, fence and minor repairs; washes
windows; clean off driveways; clean and organize; present a proper
Assists in the recycling center by performing customer service
Pushes brush into grinder; loads mulch into compactors; moves
mulch from underneath; throws lumber in dumpster.
Completes paperwork associated with customer service and
revenue. Handles money for brush drop off and mulch sale charges at
Operates heavy equipment, including a tub grinder and front end
loader, to process and grind mulch.
Cleans restrooms, driveways, power washes pavilions, cleans
Maintains and completes minor repairs of heavy equipment to keep
them safe and operational. Check fluids in the vehicle when
necessary; maintains air pressure in tires; cleans filters,
radiators, and vehicles.
Supports all tree planting.
Assists with annual Christmas tree recycling and seedling
Assists in tree cleanup work after storms.
Supports special events by setting up, tearing down and other
Experience and Training
High school diploma or GED equivalent.Six (6) months experience
in general labor.
Certificates and Licenses Required
Valid Texas Driver's License or the ability to obtain prior to
May require additional certification or licenses depending on