Perform basic park maintenance activities including mowing, planting, spraying and maintaining landscaped areas and playing fields; maintain the cleanliness of park areas, medians, trails and recreational facilities and non-grassed areas and assist in the planting of trees and shrubs.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED. Specialized training in park maintenance and/or landscaping or a related field is preferred. Must successfully complete Park Management Training orientation within six (6) months and Park Maintenance Worker level I within one (1) year from date of hire. Related education may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
Position requires: Background check, Pre-employment physical, Shift work, Odd days off.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Basic park maintenance practices including care of trees, plants and turf
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices
Basic knowledge of turf equipment
Basic knowledge of pesticides and pesticides application equipment
Perform basic park maintenance duties within assigned area of responsibility
Operate a variety of light equipment in a safe and effective manner
Learn turf maintenance techniques including seeding, sodding and repair
Perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Communicate clearly and concisely
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, a City Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.cabq.gov/jobs. Applications are also available at the City of Albuquerque Human Resources Department 400 Marquette NW 7th Floor Suite 703, Albuquerque NM 87103. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.
NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your City application.
VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the City's website at http://www.cabq.gov and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.