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Parks & Sports Facilities Worker III

  • Full Time
  • Peoria, AZ
  • $ 41,371

The purpose of this position is to provide general maintenance and repair to City parks and sports facilities. This is accomplished by performing skilled and semi-skilled construction and maintenance to landscape, baseball fields, and turf. Depending on assignment, this position may require participation on a rotation schedule for on-call, after-hours support, which includes evenings, holidays, and weekends. Other duties include completing related tasks as assigned.

As well as being a results oriented people person, the successful candidate will also:

  • Perform skilled maintenance and repair required for the upkeep of landscape and sports turf areas.
  • Maintain irrigation systems by setting and adjusting irrigation clocks and controls. Makes repairs to irrigation systems.
  • Perform turf maintenance functions that may include fertilizing, aerating, top dressing, mowing, dethatching, and over seeding depending on assignment.
  • Depending on assignment, may perform ball field maintenance, which includes laser leveling, reconditioning mounds, and plate edging to major league specifications.
  • Mix and apply herbicides to athletic fields and special maintenance areas.
  • Perform routine safety inspections and repair of related facility equipment. Inspections include, but are not limited to: playground equipment, safety screens, nets, cages, benches, and backstops, depending on assignment.
  • Be comfortable working in an outdoor environment under extreme weather conditions (Heat, Cold, Rain)

Requirements

  • 1 to 2 years experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License upon hire
  • Pesticide/herbicide applicator’s license within 6 months

To apply for this job please visit www.peoriaaz.gov.