• Groundskeeper (Brentwood)

    Posted: 06/15/2022

    The City of High Point's Parks & Recreation Department/Recreation Division seeks to fill the Groundskeeper - Brentwood position.

    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.
    Salary: $31,200.00 - $37,666.72 Annually, with benefits.

    Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system. To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc. By closing date.  The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.