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City of Murphy

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Job title: Seasonal Groundskeeper I
Job location: Murphy, TX 75094 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 02/03/14
Job type: Seasonal
Compensation: $10/hour-full-time seasonal work only

Job Classification

Job Category:Parks/Recreation/Tourism

Job Description

Job description:
Under supervision of the assigned crew leader, performs seasonal duties related to maintenance as assigned. This is a full-time, non-benefitted seasonal position that will last from March through August/September.

• Operates weedeaters and lawn mowers to perform mowing operations and brush removal in City right-of-way, parks and other locations.
• May assist other departments in the repair of streets, water and wastewater lines and street signs.
• Uses picks, shovels, brooms, hand saws, wrenches, ropes, chains, tape measurers, oil, lubricants, fuel, paint, wire brushes and various other hand tools.
• Perform as a responsible steward of the public trust and strive for excellence in public service, enhancing the quality of life for all.
• Act in a civil, respectful manner at all times to management, co-workers and others.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job application must be completed. Please visit in order to apply.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Must be familiar with operation and minor maintenance of the equipment and have the ability to perform routine maintenance as requested. Work in all types of weather conditions.

MODERATE: Exerting 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10
pounds constantly.

Standing Sitting Walking Lifting
Carrying Pushing/Pulling Reaching Handling
Fine Dexterity Kneeling Crouching Crawling
Bending Twisting Climbing Balancing
Vision Hearing Talking Foot Controls
Driving Shoveling Sweeping Digging
Ability to effectively interact with all levels of co-workers, management staff, citizens and the public. Ability to work overtime as needed. Ability to maintain an acceptable attendance history.

High School diploma or equivalent required. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license. Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening test, physical and criminal background check.

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