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Parks Maintenance Worker (Hot Shot/Construction Crew)

Company: City of Pearland, TX
Location: Pearland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

The City of Pearland, TX is seeking to hire full-time Parks Maintenance Workers to lead and improve aspects of the day-to-day operations of our Parks Maintenance Division in the Parks and Recreation department. Are you a dynamic and caring leader? Are you data-driven? Are you results-oriented? Could you excel in a fast-paced environment? The growing and vibrant City of Pearland, TX is looking for energetic, personable individuals with experience in park maintenance and construction. If you have a passion for creating works of art using a variety of landscaping tools and love to see others admire your work while strolling through a well maintained park and/or playing on a pristine ball field, this may be your opportunity to shine!The Parks Maintenance Worker earns a competitive hourly salary of $15.81 - $17.11 based on qualifications. Additionally, the city pays all premiums for our employees' dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance plus the majority portion of the medical premium for employees and their dependents. We also offer a retirement plan through the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) with a 2:1 employer match, life insurance, disability, access to the city's recreation fitness center, employee assistance program, educational assistance, 9 paid holidays and 2 designated paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, and an active wellness program focusing on physical, mental, and financial health.ABOUT THE CITY OF PEARLANDPearland is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas due to affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods, and superb quality of life. Ranked as one of the top ten safest cities in Texas, Pearland residents know their families are safe and secure in the community and surrounding areas. Our close proximity to Houston, just a short 20-minute drive to downtown, allows residents to experience all the city has to offer including professional sports, world-class cultural amenities, and recreation.Employees of the City of Pearland use multi-directional communication and cross-functional teams to promote a greater understanding of the organization by employees at all levels. We have created a culture of continuous learning that encourages and supports employee development and growth. Our work environment is one where innovation is not only supported but encouraged.Job SummaryPerform maintenance and construction duties by maintaining parks, athletic fields, installing and maintaining irrigation systems, applying pesticides, and many other related tasks.Works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.Essential Functions

  • Maintains parks and fields by trimming trees, mulching, installing and maintaining flower beds, leveling parks and fields, repairing fencing, cleaning and maintaining restrooms and removing trash, planting and fertilizing seeds and grass, and chemical weed killing.
  • Repairs and maintains equipment such as mowers, tractors, weed eaters, trimmers, chainsaws, and trailers.
  • Clean and maintain shop area
  • Assists Special Events in setup, teardown and during events.
  • Assists the recreation department with furniture moving.
  • Performs related work as assigned.
  • Serves as "essential personnel" and is required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man-made disaster, or any other event the Park Superintendent, the Director of Parks and Recreation and/or City Manager deem necessary.RequirementsMinimum Education and Experience Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
    • Six (6) months to one (1) year previous experience in a related field, preferred.
    • Experience working in ball field maintenance is preferred.
    • Valid, Class "C" Texas Driver's License.Ideal Candidate will have the following preferred experience:
      • Ability to utilize construction related tools and equipment
      • General carpentry and plumbing knowledge
      • Knowledge of concrete forming and installation process
      • Welding experience a plus

Keywords: City of Pearland, TX, Pearland , Parks Maintenance Worker (Hot Shot/Construction Crew), Professions , Pearland, Texas

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