Where can you get exercise without paying for a gym membership? As a Park Laborer! This is a seasonal position starting around May 20th and ending around August 16th. Monday – Friday, 7AM – 3PM, some evenings, rate of pay $12.25/hr
Some of your responsibilities will be:
Perform groundskeeping involving mowing, weed eating, trim bushes, rake leaves, police park areas and remove debris and litter.
Perform routine custodial duties at various park facilities and recreation centers, sweep, mop, and clean and restock restrooms.
Assist in the maintenance and repair of athletic fields; rake and drag infield surfaces with both hand tools or tractor; fill low spots; repair and build pitcher mounds and home plate, and line fields.
Potentially may operate various types of light motor equipment and motor vehicles in and outside of park property depending on experience.
Assist patrons giving directions, answer questions and supply information about park facilities; some evening activities as programming dictates (special events, concerts).
Perform other duties as needed or directed by management.
Experience, and other Requirements
At least one (1) season documented experience in building and grounds maintenance, including landscaping, turf and plant maintenance preferred.
Experience with small engine maintenance and repair, and knowledge of athletic field maintenance preferred.
Possession of a valid NYS Driver’s License preferred but not required.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Needed to Perform Effectively in this Position
Working knowledge of the tools, materials, methods and practices common to buildings and ground maintenance and repair.
Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions.
Ability to deal courtesy and tactfully with the public.
Job related Physical Abilities needed
Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform light and heavy manual labor often under adverse weather conditions. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
Prolonged physical activity including standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling or any other physical activity necessary to perform a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled manual tasks.
ALL résumés submitted must include a completed Employment Application Form. If you do not submit a completed employment application, you will not be considered an applicant. The form is available by clicking here. Unless otherwise instructed in the job posting, applications are to be submitted to [email protected]