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Temporary - Grounds Keeper-Park Aide

  • Type:Limited Term
  • Salary/Pay Rate:11.00/hr
  • Posted Date:02/06/2018
  • Deadline to Apply:05/31/2018 5:00 PM

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The Human Resources Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Temporary Grounds Keeper/Park Aide in the Parks and Recreation Department.  This is a continuous posting to fill limited-term positions at the Sly Park Recreation area.  Review of applications will take place on the 15th of each month, and qualified candidates will be contacted for follow up. 

Under supervision of District personnel, performs a variety of clean-up, maintenance, and manual work associated with park grounds and recreational facilities within the District, including operating and maintenance of the park’s boat rental fleet.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

  • Temporary employees assists with various manual tasks such as simple construction and building maintenance, painting, clean-up of grounds and recreational facilities and trails.
  • Performs varied maintenance tasks relating to visitor services and safety at recreation facilities.
  • May interact with and addresses customer issues.
  • May use a computer to enter and retrieve information related to work assignments and record-keeping.
  • Follows all safety procedures and rules while at work.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:  Use of general construction tools and equipment.  Safe work practices.  Principles of customer service. Record keeping procedures. Basic mathematics.  Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment.

Skill/Ability to:  Perform manual and/or physical maintenance and repair tasks associated with recreation facilities.  Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  On a continuous basis, know and understand recreation operations, and observe safety rules.  Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, or walk for prolonged periods of time, squat, climb, kneel and twist when performing installation/repair of equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and lift or carry weight of 50 pounds or less.

Experience and/or Education:  Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:  One year of general construction experience desirable.

Education:  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.


License and Certificate:  Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license at the time of appointment.  Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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