The Parks Maintenance position is responsible for building maintenance of the park’s facilities and overall upkeep of the parks and grounds. The candidate must be able to diagnose turf and plant problems and implement control procedures. The position is also responsible, but not limited to mowing, aerating, fertilizing, seeding, weeding, edging of turf area, planting and pruning of trees, shrubs, ground covers and flowers, applying pesticides, fertilizers, soil amendments, dragging and lining the fields, park inspections and housekeeping of the parks’ grounds. Candidate must have parks maintenance, landscaping and/or prior turf or golf course experience. Must also have buildings maintenance experience and be able to work a flexible non-traditional work week which will include nights, weekends and holidays. Prospective candidates must have a valid NC or SC driver’s license, a NC Core and Turf Ornamental Pesticide’s license or the ability to obtain one within the first 6 months of employment. Must also be able to work in a fast-paced environment, in extreme climates and commit to the hours needed for the position. You may apply in the following ways: Go to www.pinevillenc.gov under Government, Departments, Human Resources, download the application. For consideration, scan and email with resume to [email protected] or fax your application packet to: 704-889-2364, or mail required documents to PO Box 249, Pineville, NC 28134, Attention Human Resources.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1 year of maintenance or landscaping preferred
NC Retirement System and 401k eligible
Full Time/Hourly Position. Open until filled with review of applications beginning February 12, 2021 .