Park Maintenance Worker I (20459336) Job at CalOpps, Bay County, FL

  • CalOpps
  • Bay County, FL

Job Description


The Position

The City of Fremont currently has a vacancy for the position of Park Maintenance Worker I. The Park Maintenance Worker I performs routine maintenance and repair work in the care of parks, recreation areas and equipment. The selected candidate will be part of a work crew assigned to a daily work detail.

This recruitment will establish a pool of candidates to fill regular and temporary vacancies.

Examples of Job Duties

All Assignments

  • Responsible for vehicle and pedestrian traffic safety in work area.
  • Manually transports heavy objects, supplies and materials.
  • Operate ground maintenance equipment including a backhoe and tractor attachments, as well as a variety of hand and power tools.

Trees Assignment

  • Prunes and trims designated street trees to shape and improve growth.
  • Operates an aerial pruning platform, brush chipper, chain saw, stump grinder, leaf blower, and pole saw.
  • Drives a one-ton truck to locations where work is to be performed.
  • Clears areas of leaves, using rake or blower, and remove debris.

Central Parks and Sport Complex Assignment

  • Maintains lawns, trees, shrubs, ground cover, picnic tables, benches, and sprinkler systems.
  • Irrigates, cultivates, prunes, plants, and transplants a variety of turf, shrubs, trees and plants.

Outlying Parks Assignment

  • Maintains lawns, trees, shrubs, ground cover, picnic tables, benches, and sprinkler systems.
  • Maintains and make minor repairs to playground/picnic equipment, picnic areas and athletic fields.
  • Operates mowing equipment in parks and athletic fields.

Special Assignments

  • Performs general painting, plumbing and carpentry.
  • Maintains, repairs and renovates irrigation system controllers, valves, pipes, and related components.

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Ideal Candidate

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in gardening; common names and requirements of plants, trees and shrubs; characteristics of plant pests and disease and techniques for their control; operation of variety of grounds and park power equipment; and safety practices and precautions to be used in work. In addition, the successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to follow verbal and written instructions; make routine arithmetic calculations; learn traffic safety signage; and learn to operate a variety of equipment such as front-end loader, brush chipper, stumper, riding mower and various mechanical equipment and vehicles.

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge and skills necessary to satisfactory job performance would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skills would be:

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent

Experience: Six (6) months experience performing grounds maintenance work.

Licenses/Certifications: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License is required at date of hire. Must obtain a Class B California Driver's License prior to completion of probation.



The City of Fremont's Benefits Summary can be viewed at:

Special Instructions

Application Process

How to Apply: Candidates may apply for this position by submitting a completed City application, resume and supplemental questionnaire through the online application system (Government Jobs) at:


Job Tags

Full time, Temporary work, Trial period, Gangs,

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