Pay: $14.20 – $18.79hr
Performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of City property such as Parks, recreation areas (playgrounds), and Historic and Downtown Districts including streets, sidewalks, grounds, open spaces and facilities. Daily cleaning and maintenance of all City streets, sidewalks and public areas within City parks, Historic and Downtown Business Districts; mows and maintains open space areas such as baseball and soccer fields; mows and removes weeds; cleans and maintains tennis courts and nets; maintains sprinkler systems; and assists in the repair and installation of sprinkler lines and heads; maintains, cleans, paints and repairs lamp posts including cleaning glass and changing light bulbs; maintains, washes, paints and repairs or replaces public benches as needed.
Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record. This position requires an alternating seven day work schedule and may include some Saturdays and Sundays. Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent preferred. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013. This position is deemed essential personnel and must report for duty during emergency situations.
For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO