PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT STARTING SALARY: $16.38 TO $23.42 PER HOUR DOQ (STARTING SALARY TYPICALLY AT ENTRY-LEVEL OF PAY RANGE) RESPONSIBILITIES This position will perform unskilled and semi-skilled labor in daily maintenance, projects and related service activities for parks, cemeteries and other municipal properties.
Duties may include mowing and other care of turf areas, litter pickup, irrigation, small engine equipment repair, maintenance and care of shelters, restrooms, court areas, playground systems, skate park facilities, etc.
This position will be directly involved in the set up and breakdown of major park events.
Will operate and maintain a variety of tools and equipment such as power blower, mower, skid loader and other specialized equipment and trucks.
This position will also be responsible for participating in snow removal operations.
QUALIFICATIONS Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade with one to two years of experience required in park and/or landscape maintenance.
Must have the physical ability to walk, crawl, kneel or stand for prolonged periods of time; perform moderate to heavy moving and lifting, and be subject to continuous physical exertion in extreme hot and cold temperatures.
The successful candidate must pass the background check, post-offer City physical and drug screen and have a valid Kansas driver's license.
BENEFITS Health, Dental and Life Insurance: Various dependent coverage levels available.
Vacation: 12 days per year (Plus 2 days Personal Leave) Holidays: 9 days per year Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System MUST SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION BY: Monday, January 28, 2019 WWW.LAWRENCEKS.ORG/JOBS *The City of Lawrence is pleased to provide an online application process.
If you do not have access to a home computer to submit an application, computer access is available at public libraries, the Lawrence Workforce Center or City Hall, Human Resources.
Human Resources Department City of Lawrence, Kansas City Hall, 2nd Floor 6 East 6th Street, PO Box 708 Lawrence, Kansas 66044 Toll Free: (800) 444-8321 Phone: (785) 832-3203 Fax: (785) 832-3228 Employment Information Line: (785) 832-3333 E-Mail: HumanResources@lawrenceks.org City of Lawrence, Kansas Web Page: www.LawrenceKs.org We consider applicants for all positions regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation or disability.
Location/Region: Lawrence, KS