Summary/ObjectiveThe Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker performs a wide variety of semi-skilled tasks related to the planting and maintenance of flowers, shrubs, trees and turf; or construction, maintenance, and repair of parks and recreation facilities and grounds. Essential Functions / ResponsibilitiesAssists with trash removal, lawn debris and general clean-up of park property and facilities. Assists in preparing park property and facilities for public use including but not limited to setting up and breaking down of furniture and ensuring public restrooms and shelter houses are clean and functioning properly. Ensures all division equipment, including vehicles, is in proper operating condition prior to use. Adheres to maintenance schedules, checking oil supplies, changing blades as needed and lubricating equipment as needed. Notifies supervisor of unsafe equipment.Employee may be asked by the supervisor to perform other duties that are not listed but are essential to the job. Employee will be assigned to one of the following crews. TurfPerforms various turf management tasks at parks, athletic fields, facilities, and traffic islands around the City. Lays sod and operates various types of equipment, such as string line trimmers and mowers; including riding, walk behind and push mowers. Assists in the maintenance of lawn areas of City-owned facilities by performing such duties as, but not limited to, mowing, fertilizing, spraying, watering, aerating seeding, sodding, edging, and trimming.Prepares and maintains the athletic fields in which duties include but are not limited to dragging, mowing, painting, chalking, and installing goals, nets, and bleachers. Minimum Qualifications / RequirementsAbility to comprehend written material (i.e. instruction books); ability to comprehend directives.Ability to work independently, as part of a team, and with the public.Ability to protect and maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines with effective results.Ability to read, write, and understand the English language with proper spelling and grammar to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to make decisions in the best interest of both the resident and the city. Ability to use safe work practices while on the job, including following proper and established procedures in the use of equipment, and wearing the appropriate and/or required safety and personal protective gear.Ability to demonstrate mechanical aptitude for department equipment. Ability to demonstrate the proficient use of equipment required of the position. Standard office procedures, systems and practices including the use of a computer. Must be able to withstand exposure to noise from equipment, machines, and vehicles. Must have adequate environmental tolerance, including the ability to work in variable and sometimes extreme weather conditions such as rain, snow, storms, heat, cold and any other weather indigenous to the area. Education, Training, and Certification RequirementsMust have a high school diploma or equivalent.Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the city.