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City of Friendswood

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Job title: Laborer, Parks Job #466
Job location: Friendswood, TX 77546 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 04/23/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Parks/Recreation/Tourism

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Friendswood is currently accepting applications for (2) full-time LABORERS, JOB #466, in the Community Services (Parks) Department. The base salary is $22,505 to $28,142 annually, DOQ. The applicant will be responsible for maintaining and upkeep of the City’s parks, buildings, grounds and structures. OTHER DUTIES may include: Assist in the construction and maintenance of park facilities and City Buildings; Perform routine ground maintenance, including watering, fertilizing, cutting grass, trimming trees and hedges, landscape installation and maintenance, grading, cleaning parks restrooms and facilities; picking up littler and other debris; Drive truck, tractor, mower and other vehicles to perform maintenance duties; Operate weed eaters, edger’s, power saws, and other equipment. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic knowledge of the use, care, and maintenance of hand and small power tools; Basic knowledge of the operation of a tractor, riding mowers, generator, and power sprayers; Basic knowledge of plumbing, irrigation, painting and carpentry. Knowledge of electrical and a/c repair is desirable. WORKING CONDTIOINS: Primarily outside work; May be exposed to adverse weather conditions, noise, fertilizer, and insect sprays; Physical demands are heavy, and include lifting, standing, walking and operating the tractor. All parks maintenance employees are considered “Essential Employees” and are subject to being “on call” or working extended shifts for emergency situations. REQUIRED: Valid Texas Driver’s License and a good driving record. Written and oral communication skills and ability to perform to high standards in a team environment. Pesticide Applicator’s License or ability to acquire highly desirable. This position will remain open until filled. See the City’s website for more information or to obtain an application, No phone calls please. The City of Friendswood is EOE/ADA and participates in E-Verify.

Apply at City Hall
910 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, Texas 77546
Fax: 281-482-6491

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