City of Baytown, TX

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Parks Caretaker -FT

at City of Baytown, TX

Pay: $11.21 to $13.86/hour
Salary : $11.21 - $13.86 Hourly
Posted: 1/1/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2147734
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Parks Caretaker -FT
Opening Date/Time: Tue. 07/17/18 12:00 AM Central Time
Salary:$11.21 - $13.86 Hourly
Job Type:Full Time
Location:Parks & Recreation, 2407 Market St. Baytown, Texas
Department:Parks & Recreation

Do you enjoy working outdoors maintaining grounds, facilities, amenities and working with a diverse population of the public? 
If so, you may be the Parks Caretaker - FT  that we are looking for!
The Parks Caretaker ensures safety, cleanliness, and operability of park grounds and facilities.  This includes performing the full range of grounds maintenance: mows, rakes, edges and trims lawns, trims trees, waters and weeds shrub and flower beds and assists at City-sponsored events when needed.  This position operate power mowers, edger, and other small grounds maintenance equipment; monitors irrigation systems.  Mixes chemicals according to predetermined formula and operates various sprayers to apply chemicals for the control of weeds; utilizes knowledge of fertilizers formulations, spreaders and proper application of fertilizers.  This position is responsible for daily maintenance of restrooms; litter pick-up; paints, and performs minor repairs on facilities, equipment, park furnishings and amenities.

  • Operates weed eaters, rakes, blowers, push mowers and cleans in/around 42 parks.
  • Loads equipment, pole saw, weed eater, blower, hedger, chainsaw, generator, on truck and trailer for job to be completed, and may drive to locations.
  • Prunes and removes dead or damaged trees and shrubs.
  • Minor playground assembly and concrete work.
  • Prepares for special events, Christmas, tournaments, Special Olympics, and July 4th etc.
  • Performs preventative maintenance including checking and changing oil and minor repair of equipment including vehicle, pole saw, chain saw, blower, and weed- eater.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous lawn maintenance experience.
  • Valid Texas Driver's License with acceptable driving record.

 Additional Information:
Ability to perform minor repairs, follow written and oral instructions and operate tools and machinery necessary for maintenance and repairs.