Athletic Field Maintenance Worker

Greensboro - North Carolina (NC), 27405

City of Greensboro, NC

Job Description:

Why Join Us? We're a team interested in building better lives through the power of parks and recreation and the millions of benefits it provides. Through making enough lives better, we know we will build a better community. The Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is a nationally accredited department committed to Creating economic impacts; Advancing conservation; Rejuvenating health & wellness; and Enhancing quality of life.

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to serve as an Athletic Field Maintenance Worker within our Community Recreation Services division. As a Athletic Field Maintenance Worker you will be responsible for performing daily operations and maintenance of athletic fields, grounds maintenance and park operations including mowing, cleaning, repair and maintenance of facilities and janitorial work.

Duties to include:
  • Maintain grounds by weeding, mowing and fertilizing lawns; plant, water, trim and prune landscaped areas consisting of bushes, trees, flowers, shrubs and lawns.
  • Rake leaves and clear debris from walks, fields and other facilities.
  • Inspect parks and facilities for repair needs; review maintenance needs with assigned supervisor;
  • Perform minor maintenance and repairs to fences, bleachers and sprinkler systems.
  • Operate various landscape and construction equipment including power and hand tools, mowing equipment, rakes, pitch forks, weed eaters, brooms, chain saws and other related equipment;
  • Maintain tools and equipment;
  • Adhere to safe work practices.

The physical duties of the job include but are not limited to; bending, stooping, and heavy lifting up to 50lbs. Ability to follow written and oral instructions and work independently. The job is NON-EXEMPT under FLSA

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED or Equivalency
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Prior work experience with operating powered turf maintenance equipment and hand powered equipment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in turf/grass maintenance operations and athletic fields.
  • Experience in mowing equipment and maintenance operations
  • Strong customer service skills


Work Schedule: 5 days/week, some weekends, 30 hrs./week

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