PARK LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Job at Department of Parks & Recreation, Sacramento County, CA

  • Department of Parks & Recreation
  • Sacramento County, CA

Job Description

Job Description and Duties


This position is subject to the Post and Bid process. Applications from a certification list, transfer change in class, reinstatement, re-employment, and training and development assignment candidates will be accepted for this position but consistent with the MOU/Bargaining Agreement BU12/13 contract cannot be acted upon unless the Post & Bid process does not result in a hire.

The reporting location for this position is Sutter’s Fort, State Historic Park, located at 2701 L Street, Sacramento, CA. This position will work under the direction of the Park Maintenance Chief II.

Come and join our diverse and hard-working staff in this urban park in the middle of downtown Sacramento CA. Sutter’s Fort and the State Indian Museum encompasses approximately 4 acres of land, two structures, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP), State Indian Museum (SHP), and a Maintenance Shop. There are two water features on-site filled with waterfowl, fish, and a variety of turtles. The Park Landscape Maintenance Technician has the overall responsibility of keeping the lawn area watered, aeriated, fertilized, and free of invasive grasses. Must be knowledgeable in the proper care, such as when to prune, when to plant, what time of year to prune sensitive plants and shrubs that are Native to California.  Lead a team of 3 seasonals whose responsibilities detail cleaning the property daily between the hours of 7 A.M and 10 A.M. After opening, the Seasonal Staff are available to assist the Park Landscape Maintenance Technician with larger projects that may be planned for the day. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

Occasional travel may be required. Possession of a valid driver’s license is required when operating a state-owned or leased vehicle.

This position requires a valid Class C driver’s license. You must answer the questions addressing your driver’s license on your application. Ensure you provide your driver’s license number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions on your application.

Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

This position is designated a s not telework eligible.

Training and Development Assignments may be considered.

State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Mike Newby at (916) 710-4444 or

You will find additional information about the job in the .

Working Conditions

Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking on level and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, and making repetitive hand movements in the performance of daily duties. Incumbents may be required to lift, carry, and/or push objects weighing 25 pounds or more. The position requires near and far vision when inspecting work. Incumbents work in all weather conditions, use cleaning and lubricating chemicals that may expose the employee to fumes, dust, and air contaminants, drive motorized vehicles, and heavy equipment, and work around moving traffic, and often work with constant interruptions. The incumbent is also required to climb ladders and use power and noise-producing tools and equipment.

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a valid California Drivers License (CDL). You must answer the questions addressing your CDL on your application. Ensure you provide your CDL number, class, expiration date, and any endorsements and/or restrictions.
  • The position(s) require(s) a(n) Qualified Applicators Certificate Certificate. You will be required to provide a copy of your certificate prior to being hired.

Certifications required:  Incumbent is required to maintain a Qualified Applicator License (QAL) for the use of pesticides, with an ornamental deignation.

Candidates that believe they meet the Minimum qualifications based on a pattern of education from the classification description (specifications) must provide a copy of your degree/transcripts and/or license along with your application (STD. 678) to be considered for this position. If selected for the position official sealed transcripts will be required prior to appointment.

DO NOT include any confidential information to your application or supporting documents (i.e., Social Security Number, birthdate, marital status, medical information, examination results, method of eligibility, etc.)

SROA/SURPLUS Applicants: You must check the SROA/Surplus as your claimed method of eligibility and attach your SROA/Surplus letter as an additional document.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Additional Instructions

If submitting your completed Application Package by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # 549-670-0715-002 and the Job Control # JC-438943 in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD. 678.   Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.

Employment History on the STD 678 must be complete and include dates, accurate hours per week, total time worked, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Failure to submit a completed STD 678 may result in you being screened out. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Full time, Contract work, Remote job, Monday to Friday,

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