TEMPORARY POSITION – SIX (6) MONTH MAXIMUM EMPLOYMENT TERM
Performs general park, athletic field and cemetery maintenance duties in City parks, athletic fields and facilities managed by the Parks and Recreation Department. Operates trucks, mowers, string trimmers, hand tools and grounds equipment necessary to maintain park sites and works with other crews as required. Some weekend and holiday assignments will be required.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of safe and proper use of string trimmers, mowers, and grounds equipment. Basic knowledge of park and grounds maintenance procedures. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Physical Demands: Walking, pushing and lifting standard equipment and tools. Ability to bend and lift 75 lbs., plus or minus 25 lbs. Hand dexterity to operate hand tools.
Typical Working Conditions: Outdoor conditions including extreme heat/cold and adverse weather conditions. Exposure to dirt and dust.
In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.
Normal hours of work 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM – may vary.
To apply, complete an on-line application at www.indepmo.org/hr or in the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO 64050. Position closes July 1, 2014, with first review of applications April 1, 2014.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER – BILINGUAL SKILLS PREFFERED