• Groundskeeper I

    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.
    • High School diploma or GED
    • NC Driver’s License
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • Employee may be required to work weekends and holidays.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Efficiency in operating turf equipment a plus
    Salary: $27,315.60 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 The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.