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Parks Maintenance Technician - Part Time

Company: Salt Lake City
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Position Title:

Parks Maintenance Technician - Part Time

Job Description:

Responsible for the overall general ground's maintenance of city owned grounds, parks and recreation facilities. Perform landscaping, mowing, fertilizing and ground's maintenance.


Performs a variety of duties required to main -tain City-owned grounds, parks, trails, cemeteries, open spaces, and recreation facilities, including mowing, aerating, and weeding turf; cleaning restrooms; picking up trash; raking leaves; clearing sidewalks; and removing debris. Assists with park-related projects such as laying sod, re-seeding, and planting of flowers and trees and inspecting and adjusting sprinkler systems.

Operates various types of handheld and light mechanical equipment including mowers, sweepers, blowers, and other grounds maintenance equipment. May operate heavy landscaping equipment (not requiring a Commercial Drivers License).

Operates various types of vehicles, equipment and irrigation systems necessary to successfully complete assigned tasks. Responsible for the preventive maintenance, minor repairs and adjustment of equipment to ensure the proper operation and safe efficient use.

Assist in the proper mixing and application of fertilizers, herbicides and other chemicals used in the care and maintenance of turf and landscaped areas.

Assist in the preparation of ball fields, parks and picnic areas when areas are specifically reserved by the public. Inspects and cleans areas where unauthorized camping has occurred to make presentable for all to use. May work with County Health Department and other City staff to clear areas occupied by person's experiencing homelessness.

Perform related duties as assigned.


Ability to get to various Parks and Public Lands facility. Personal and city vehicle use will require a valid driver's license or driving privilege card.

Must be at least 16 years of age.


Experience in maintenance and landscaping.

Experience working for a city municipal park.

Experience operating light or heavy-duty equipment


Moderately heavy physical activity required to push, pull or lift medium weights up to 50lbs and on occasion up to 80lbs. Required to stand, walk or sit uncomfortably for extended periods. Exposure to weather extremes, noise, dust, fumes, etc. are routine.

Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.




$17.85 - $20.85/hr


Public Lands

Full Time/Part Time:

Part time

Scheduled Hours:


Need help applying? Please call our Recruitment team at 801-535-6699 or email

BENEFITSFull-Time roles with Salt Lake City Corp are eligible for a generous, robust benefits package including:

Health Insurance (95% of premium paid by city)

HSA or Flex Account (HSA - City contributes $1,000 - $2,000 annually into account, no match required)

Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

City-paid retirement contributions toward a pension plan and/or 401(k)

A robust Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

Up to $4,000 tuition reimbursement annually

Discounted supplemental benefits like pet insurance and legal services

Wellness clinic for employees and their families

Paid Time Off

12 vacation days to start

12 paid holidays & 1 personal holiday

Up to 80 hours of personal leave annually

6 weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents

Additional time off credit possible for rehires or new hires coming from another public jurisdiction


Salt Lake City is proud to be a partner of the Utah Patriot Program, providing employment opportunities for Veterans, Military and spouses. We are also a proud National Service Partner.


Our Salt Lake City family serves a population of over 200,000. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the City is committed to providing resources, access, and opportunity to all and continue to recruit and retain talented people from all backgrounds. Our employees make a real difference with the work they do every day and are actively shaping our beautiful City's future.

We aspire to shape a better community and workplace, and as such, we are committed to pay equity. We are proud to have achieved gender pay equity as a leader in the Utah community by creating a workplace where there is equal opportunity for all.

The City is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Salt Lake City will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources at 801-535-7900.

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