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.
Athletic Field Maintenance position is responsible for performing infield preparation; line painting; daily maintenance of athletic fields; facility preparation for practices and games.
Golf Course Maintenance Summer Laborer position is responsible for sand bunker grooming; daily maintenance of golf course and grounds; preparing golf course for play.
Parks & Recreation Summer Laborer position is responsible for mowing; landscaping; daily maintenance of City parks and facilities; assisting with installation, maintenance and repair projects.
More information is available on the City’s website at: 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 01/11/2018).
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.