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City of Portland - Parks, Playgrounds and Ballfields Seasonal Groundskeepers

Start Date: May 28, 2024 | End Date: November 24, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Parks & Recreation


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department - Parks, Athletic Facilities, and Playgrounds Division 

May through November, full-time schedule, up to 40 hours/week - flexible schedules and reduced hours can be considered) and could include mornings, afternoons, weekends, and nights starting in early spring -

Responsibilities include mowing, trimming fields, parks, and general playground maintenance, as well as, opening/closing facilities, turning on/off light systems, and setting up fields for events. Parks and/or athletic experience preferred but not required. Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must. Applicants for Groundskeeper positions can be 16 or 17 years old but with certain work restrictions. 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.

Groundskeeper positions start at $18.00/hour.

Accepting applications until vacancies are filled.



If you need assistance or accommodation in the application process, please contact Shae Gonzalez (City of Portland Recruiter) at or 207-874-8649

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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