Recreation Summer Laborer
Parks & Recreation Department. Seasonal positions (Athletic Field Maintenance, Golf Course Maintenance Summer Laborer & Parks & Recreation Summer Laborer), no benefits. Hiring rate: $10.58 per hour. Applicants who have worked at least one previous season with the Parks & Recreation Department may be eligible for a higher starting salary that is commensurate with applicant qualifications.
All positions are responsible for performing various grounds, field, park and golf course maintenance tasks, including general maintenance of park facilities and grounds, mowing, string trimming, grass cutting and tree trimming; performing light construction, including painting, removing debris and manually excavating soil; cleaning restrooms; collecting trash; preparing facility for activities; loading and unloading supplies and landscape material. All positions require general knowledge of cleaning practices, supplies and equipment and the ability to use them economically and efficiently; some knowledge of the safe use, operation and preventive maintenance of the equipment assigned; skill in the use of hand tools and equipment assigned; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must be 18 years of age before September 1, 2018. Must possess or be able to acquire a valid VA driver’s license within 30 days of hire date.
Successful applicants must successfully complete a criminal background check, physical, drug screen and DMV record check.
More information related to this position is located on the City’s website: https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment
To Apply: All candidates must complete a City of Harrisonburg online employment application in order to be considered. These positions may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted 08/10/2018)
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.
The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.