Seasonal Parks Maintenance

Job Description

Salary: $11.00

Position Type: Seasonal (Not to exceed 6 months)
Must be at least 16 years of age or older.

Opening Date: April 16, 2019

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Interested candidates must complete and submit a Riverdale City application and current resume online at


Performs a variety of entry level, semi-skilled duties related to the construction, installation, maintenance, upkeep, and repair of city buildings, recreation facilities, parks, grounds, and general environ.


Works under the general supervision of the Parks Maintenance Specialist on a project-by-project basis.




Performs routine building maintenance and assists to construct and maintain bowery’s, small buildings and storage facilities.
Assists in the installation of sprinkler systems.
Operates lawn mowing equipment.
Performs general landscape and gardening duties.
Operates a variety of types of small and light equipment such as mowers, sod cutters, chain saws, pruning equipment, backhoe, loaders, trenchers, aeration tractor, and various hand tools.
Performs general cleanup, maintenance, and repair of rest rooms, pavilions, playgrounds, picnic tables, benches, bleachers, ball fields and other facilities.
Performs related duties as required.


1. Education and Experience:

A. Sufficient education and experience to demonstrate an aptitude or ability to perform above and related duties

2. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Some knowledge of maintenance equipment such as backhoe, loader, dump truck, mowers, tractor, power overseeders, aerators, thatchers, trimmers, etc.; landscape and sprinkler system installation; of hazards and related safety precautions associated with equipment operation; interpersonal communication skills.

Semi-skilled in the operation of various types of light equipment such as gang mower.

Ability to effectively apply chemicals for the abatement and eradication of noxious weeds and insects; effectively perform various semi-skilled and skilled functions related to building maintenance; ability to communicate verbally and in writing; ability to develop effective working relationships with supervisor, subordinates, and the public.

3. Special Qualifications:

May be required to possess a valid Utah Driver License

4. Work Environment:

Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, lifting, etc. Talking, hearing and seeing essential to the performance of the job. Daily exposure to weather extremes and seasonal conditions. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity required. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, discriminating thinking. Frequent local travel required in normal course of job performance.

Veteran's Preference Points: Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 with their application and before the closing date in order to receive veteran's points. This is for initial appointments only.

Riverdale City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants
selected for employment with the city shall be required to take a
drug and alcohol test with negative results and a background check
as a pre-condition of employment.

Type: Temporary

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Riverdale City

Riverdale City is located in northern Utah.

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