At the City of Frederick, we value diversity and the respect, engagement and productivity in an inclusive environment produces. We seek to consistently improve internal and external customer satisfaction, innovate and expand capability of services, and be a government that practices equality, equity, and fairness. We invite you to bring your skills, abilities, and knowledge to The City of Frederick and be a valued addition to a workforce that we know is our greatest asset.
Frederick is a progressive, richly diverse, and authentically charming city. Recognized as one of the best places to live in Maryland, Frederick is surrounded by mountain views and centrally located about 45 miles north of Washington D.C. and 45 miles west of Baltimore, MD.
The incumbent in the position of Helper Parks Maintenance is responsible for performing a variety of manual to semi- skilled tasks relating to the maintenance of City-owned parks, grounds, and recreational areas.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Sows grass seed; plants trees, shrubs, and flowers; weeds the same according to instructions.
- Applies mulch to and edges designated areas.
- Removes weeds around bushes, trees, and flower beds. Trims hedges and prunes trees.
- Mows and weed eats turf areas. Picks up trash and debris. Cleans bathrooms.
- Assist in the set-up and tear down for special events
- The incumbent is required on a regular basis to operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Minimum age is 16 years old (work permit is required for minors)
- Valid Maryland Driver's License or equivalent.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The successful candidate must be able to lift 50 lbs. with occasional lifts of up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is always exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals vibrations and insects/wildlife. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Equal Opportunity Employer