• Groundskeeper (Brentwood)

    Posted: 01/09/2022

    Essential Tasks

    • Performs and assists in general park maintenance including mowing, edging, pruning, trimming, spraying, watering, chemical treatment, planting and general care of grass, plants and trees;
    • Operates tractors and various power equipment to mow and maintain parks and athletic fields;
    • Prepares seed beds, lays sod, spreads seed, lime, fertilizer and straw;
    • Weeds, mulches, prepares plant beds and plants flowers;
    • Assists in irrigation repairs, building erosion control walls and installing drain lines;
    • Hand waters ball fields, sets up hose and sprinklers, and under supervision, turns on automatic irrigation system;
    • Performs general painting;
    • Cleans and performs simple maintenance on equipment;
    • Cleans park and athletic field restrooms;
    • Prepares and maintains athletic fields;
    • Assists with playground installation and maintenance;
    • Assists in maintenance and repair of tennis and basketball courts;
    • Picks up litter and empties trash cans;
    • Does general maintenance as required;
    • Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.

    Special Requirements

    • Must have valid appropriate driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina. 
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. 
    • Must be 18 years of age. 
    • Must be able to perform manual labor for long periods of time in all weather conditions.
    • Employee may be required to work weekends and holidays.
    • Efficiency in operating turf equipment a plus.

    Qualifications

    • Formal Education: Amount of Training, either on-the-job or formal education, usually associated with this occupation in addition to the Reasoning, Math and Language detailed below:
      • On-the-job Training approximately 8 weeks. Formal education which includes basic arithmetic and/or business math. Some experience in groundskeeping using the trade tools and equipment is desirable
    $28,681.12 - $36,747.36 Annually