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City of Portland - Horticulture Seasonal Groundskeepers

Start Date: March 04, 2024 | End Date: June 28, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Parks & Recreation


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department

May through November full-time or part-time schedule (16-40 hours/week).

Responsibilities include performing landscape gardening work, planting, maintaining City ornamental display gardens and natural spaces. Duties include planting, cultivating, weeding, shrub & hedge pruning, landscaping, watering, invasive species removal, and some hand mowing and string trimming. Prior landscape/horticulture experience and/or education desired. Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must. Applicants for Groundskeeper positions must be at least 18 years old. A valid Maine Class C driver’s license is preferred, and a Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on those who have one. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

Horticulture maintenance positions start at $18.00/hour. 

Accepting applications until vacancies are filled. To APPLY, click here: 00&desc=HORTICULTURE%20SEASONAL%20GROUNDSKEEPERS

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