The purpose of this position is to provide general maintenance and repair to City parks and sports facilities. This is accomplished by performing skilled and semi-skilled construction and maintenance to landscape, baseball fields, and turf. Depending on assignment, this position may require participation on a rotation schedule for on-call, after-hours support, which includes evenings, holidays, and weekends. Other duties include completing related tasks as assigned.
As well as being a results oriented people person, the successful candidate will also:
Perform skilled maintenance and repair required for the upkeep of landscape and sports turf areas.
Maintain irrigation systems by setting and adjusting irrigation clocks and controls. Makes repairs to irrigation systems.
Perform turf maintenance functions that may include fertilizing, aerating, top dressing, mowing, dethatching, and over seeding depending on assignment.
Depending on assignment, may perform ball field maintenance, which includes laser leveling, reconditioning mounds, and plate edging to major league specifications.
Mix and apply herbicides to athletic fields and special maintenance areas.
Perform routine safety inspections and repair of related facility equipment. Inspections include, but are not limited to: playground equipment, safety screens, nets, cages, benches, and backstops, depending on assignment.
Be comfortable working in an outdoor environment under extreme weather conditions (Heat, Cold, Rain)
1 to 2 years experience
High School diploma or equivalent
Valid Arizona Driver's License upon hire
Pesticide/herbicide applicator's license within 6 months
Peoria is the Place!
The City of Peoria, AZ is a thriving city in the Northwest Valley that provides excellent municipal services to our community. Recently ranked as the #1 place to live in Arizona by Money Magazine and in the top 50 happiest places to live in the country, we are committed to maintaining the level of service to our residents to sustain and enhance the lives and culture of Peoria.
However, the commitment to service is never finished!
Join our growing team and become a part of the buzz that is Peoria! If you are passionate about providing excellent service through anticipating our community's needs, creating partnerships, promoting sustainability, and embracing diversity, then #PeoriaisthePlace for you!