Senior Parks & Grounds Worker

Placer County

Auburn, California

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $29.42 - $36.74/hour
Deadline Aug 26, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

The Department of Agriculture, Parks, and Natural Resources is currently seeking a Senior Parks & Grounds Worker. 

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Train and lead subordinate personnel.
  • Perform a variety of grounds and lawn maintenance duties including mowing, trimming, raking, planting, cultivating, irrigating, pruning, and applying insecticide and fertilizer; and install, maintain, and repair irrigation systems and components.
  • Clean and clear grounds, playgrounds, and playing fields; clean walks, parking lots, and storm drains; dispose of trimmings and other debris; dig trenches and post holes either manually or with mechanical assistance; clean and maintain trails; and maintain native vegetation. 
  • Inspect, service, repair and otherwise maintain various types of grounds equipment, including mowers, rototillers, edgers, hedge trimmers and other power driven and mechanical equipment.
  • Perform routine carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work including welding, repairing faucets, sinks, and toilets, framing, rough carpentry and painting, pouring concrete, and lighting and wiring in parks and grounds facilities.
  • Perform daily sanitation duties and maintenance of parks rest rooms, campsites and picnic areas; perform minor playground equipment repair; accept and receipt parks fees and maintain appropriate records.
  • Perform arborist duties such as climbing trees, evaluating and inventorying trees, and removal of diseased trees.
  • May remove snow and ice on a seasonal basis.
  • Perform pool maintenance and upkeep including pumps, filters and chemicals.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience: Two years of responsible parks and grounds experience performing duties similar to a Parks and Grounds Worker with Placer County.
  • Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.

Required License or Certificate:

  • Possession of a Qualified Applicator Certificate from California Department of Food and Agriculture is desired.
  • Possession of a valid Class A or B driver's license may be required depending upon the position.  Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearance may also be required.

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Category General / Stewardship, Outdoor Recreation
Tags Trail Maintenance