Crew Worker - Parks

Department of Job Listing: 
Public Works
Salary Range: 

Salary Range: $22,443.20 - $30,076.80 

General Function: 
  • This is manual labor in the performance of semiskilled tasks of a physically demanding nature.
  • Work involves responsibility for performing heavy manual labor, general construction and related servicing tasks in public areas and street rights-of-way.
Essential Duties: 
  • Performs a variety of grounds maintenance work; plants, waters and sprays grass, shrubbery, flowers and trees; mows grass using riding or push-type lawnmowers. (Certification may be required.)
  • Builds, paints and repairs park benches, playground equipment, guardrails, fences and buildings.
  • Removes weeds, trash, snow and other debris from parks, sidewalks, streets and other public areas.
  • Operates and performs routine maintenance of light trucks, tractors, power and hand tools such as chain saws, shovels, hoes, rakes, edgers and related equipment.
  • May instruct less experienced workers in proper and safe work procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimal Acceptable Qualifications: 
  • Knowledge of materials, methods and techniques used in park maintenance and beautification.
  • Ability to operate mowing machines, light trucks, tractors, power and hand tools and related maintenance equipment.
  • Ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with the public and other employees.
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral or written instructions. 
  • Ability to perform strenuous and physically demanding manual labor for extended periods and under unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical computations.
  • Possession of a valid Oklahoma State Commercial Driver License and a driving record acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.
Additional Desirable Qualifications: 
  • Experience in preventative maintenance of hand and power tools.
  • Experience in maintenance of light vehicles and/or mowing machinery.
  • One (1) year experience in park maintenance or like occupation.
Supervision Given and Received: 
  • Performs duties under the direct supervision of the Street/Parks Supervisor.
  • May supervise other Park Maintenance Crew Workers or summer laborers.