This is a part time, temporary position, with no benefits.
Under general supervision, performs unskilled and semi-skilled grounds, landscaping, and gardening functions in the upkeep and maintenance of City parks and/or other facilities and operates and maintains specialized equipment related to the assignment. Depending on assignment, this position will assist in the upkeep and maintenance of designated parks or other recreational/City facilities.
Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to noon, Monday - Thursday
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Typical duties, generally at Damon Garcia field ~
a. Gate and Bathrooms check for vandalism.
b. Pick up loose trash and empty trash cans as needed.
2. Landscape Maintenance
a. Mow all turf areas
b. Edges sidewalks
c. Weed eats
d. Trims hedges
e. Prunes and plants trees
f. Pulls weeds
g. Spray small amounts of herbicide
h. Apply squirrel and gopher rodenticide
i. Irrigation checks and repairs
j. Supplemental watering for stressed turf areas
k. Reseeding worn areas
l. Assists in all other landscape work
3. Field Preparations
a. Operate Field Lazer and Toro Line Pro field painting machines
i. Mix and apply paint
ii. Clean painter thoroughly
b. Lay out soccer and rugby fields
i. Run string line
ii. Mark center field arches etc.
a. Drag dirt cores
b. Mark sprinkler heads
c. Overseed wear areas
d. Field leveling
Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to sufficient experience, training, and/or education demonstrating the knowledge and abilities listed.
At least one year of experience in parks maintenance is preferred.
City of San Luis Obispo - 7 months ago