Parks and Recreation Maintenance Specialist

DEPARTMENT: PUBLIC WORKS

POSITION:PARKS AND RECREATION MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST

Do you have a passion for working in nature and contributing to the beautification of your outdoor environment? If so, the City of Orange City is looking for employees like you to join our Parks and Recreation staff. The parks in Orange City are some of the City’s most used public services; from the ball fields at Valentine Park, the City’s new Butterfly Garden, to Mill Lake Park, the City offers a relaxing work environment while employees enjoy the beauty of nature on the job. The City of Orange City is looking for a Maintenance Specialist to join our Parks and Recreation staff to keep these parks and athletic fields looking beautiful. Beyond a rewarding working environment maintaining the City’s many Park locations, the City of Orange City offers competitive salaries based on candidate experience, four weeks paid time off each year, and membership in the Florida Retirement System (FRS). The position covers a wide variety of functionality, including:

  • Turf Management; mowing, edging, raking, etc
  • Maintaining flower beds, trees, and shrubbery
  • Applying pesticides and herbicide
  • Maintaining permanent parks equipment
  • Promoting community involvement at Special Events

If this is the career opportunity that you have been looking for and believe you are the right fit for the Orange City team, check out the full position job description below for more details. Applications can be submitted electronically to recruitment@ourorangecity.com, mailed, or dropped to our Human Resources Office. Applications are available at www.ourorangecity.com. Resumes may be attached to your application but will not be accepted in lieu of an application.

This position will be posted until 12:00 PM on Friday April 9th, 2021. All applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by this deadline for consideration. After the posting has closed it may take up to a week for hiring managers to review applications and contract those candidates selected for an interview.

HIRING RANGE:                    Starting at $12.32 per hour, depending on qualifications

POSITION SCHEDULE:          Monday – Friday, 7AM – 4PM

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

The City of Orange City is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Individuals selected for employment must first pass a background and driving history check prior to commencing work with the City of Orange City.

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