Grounds Maintenance Worker
City of Killeen, TX - Killeen, TX

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Performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of buildings, grounds and parks.

Essential Duties:
Mows and maintains park and open space areas such as baseball and soccer fields; mows weeds; cleans and maintains tennis courts; maintains sprinkler systems; and assists in the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads.

Inspects, washes, and performs routine maintenance of park drinking fountains and restrooms.

Sweeps, washes, paints, and repairs or replaces park tables and slabs.

Performs minor semi-skilled interior building maintenance such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades work.

Performs routine maintenance on lawn and power equipment.

Plants lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers.

Carries out the seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning, watering, and the pest and weed control of parks and open spaces.

Maintains and adjusts specialized turf care equipment and tools, including electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, tractors, mowers, and irrigation systems.

Maintains current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building and grounds maintenance functions.

Collects and disposes of solid waste from buildings and grounds; picks up litter from premises.

Assists in setting up and taking down furniture for various recreation programs, prepares facilities for park and recreation program use.

Keep records of work completed.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or equivalent; and

Six months of experience is needed; or

Any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.


Must have a valid Texas driver's license by date of hire.

Supplemental Information:

Pickup truck, lawn and landscaping equipment, including tractors, mowers, airifier, chain saw, edgers, weed trimmers, electric motors, pumps, sprinklers, irrigation systems, welding equipment, miscellaneous hand and power tools for turf maintenance; carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, and cement finishing work; janitorial equipment, safety equipment as required.