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Maintenance Worker (Parks - Department)

Deadline: Open until filled

Purpose

The Parks Maintenance Worker will perform maintenance, repair, and grounds keeping duties for Austell parks, athletic fields, and recreation facilities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs general maintenance and repair work for park buildings, facilities, equipment and structures; including painting signs and facilities; installing and repairing park signs and fixtures; installing park benches and fences, replacing light bulbs and fixtures, maintaining restrooms, repairing concession equipment, transporting and assembling recreation equipment, and maintaining plumbing fixtures.

Performs general maintenance and repair work for park buildings, facilities, equipment and structures; including painting signs and facilities; installing and repairing park signs and fixtures; installing park benches and fences, replacing light bulbs and fixtures, maintaining restrooms, repairing concession equipment, transporting and assembling recreation equipment, and maintaining plumbing fixtures.

Performs grounds keeping and landscape duties throughout the parks, on athletic fields, parking lots, and trails and the surrounding areas; prunes plants, trees and shrubs; mows lawns; blows leaves and walkways; applies pesticides and weed control chemicals; spreads mulch;  rakes leaves, and clears debris.

Inspects playground equipment and other recreational facilities, picnic tables; determines condition and compiles records of findings; repairs and/or replaces damages parts; ensures safe conditions; and submits reports of unsafe conditions.

Collects trash, litter, and debris and transports to appropriate receptacles/dumpster sites.

Operates a variety of equipment, and hand and power tools in the performance of assigned park maintenance activities.  

Qualifications

  • Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
  • High school diploma or GED, supplemented by up to one (1) year previous experience performing landscape maintenance work, OR any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills, and abilities for the job.  Tasks involve the ability to exert moderate physical effort. 


Please mail, or deliver in person, application to address below. If mailing, include a copy of your valid driver's license, high school diploma or GED.

City of Austell - Human Resources
Attention:  Kiona Warren, Assistant Director
5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, Suite 137
Austell, Georgia 30106

or

E-mail to kwarren@austellga.gov

The City of Austell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.