Landscape Maintenance Worker

Kevin Frey
Job Description
$3,732 - $4,512 per month
Under general supervision, performs semi-skilled tasks for the planning, supervision and care of landscaped areas, City parks and recreational facilities and their maintenance; and performs other related duties as required.
  1. Propagates seeds, plants, bulbs, cuttings, trees, turf, shrubs and nursery stock; cares for cultures, trims, braces, cables and removes same and prepares soil.
  2. Performs skilled work in the preparation and application of pesticides, insecticides, fertilizers and other plant pest and disease eradication and control chemicals.
  3. Inspects, repairs, replaces, reroutes and operates automatic and manual irrigation systems, including the ability to program Calsense and Rainbird irrigation controllers.
  4. Reads blueprints to locate pipes, valves, time clocks and sprinkler heads.
  5. Grades, drags, lines and waters ball diamonds and cleans and replaces mounds and bases; lays out and maintains sports fields, i.e. baseball, softball, football, soccer, basketball and tennis.
  6. Mows, edges, sweeps and rakes public park and recreation areas.
  7. Performs minor mechanical adjustments and related maintenance on tools, equipment, vehicles and reports the need for major repairs.
  8. Performs inspections on City owned property as directed. 
  9. Operates a variety of equipment such as mowers, skip loaders, backhoes, chain saws, weed eaters, pressure washer, chipper, trencher and tractors with attachments such as fertilizers, aerifiers and seeders.  Perform preventative maintenance as required.
  10. Prepares and coordinates use of facilities for public and recreation events.
  11. Performs minor carpentry and electrical work
  12. Performs maintenance and custodial duties in maintaining park structures, benches, restrooms and other public facilities.
  13. Responds to emergency situations in the City as required.
Graduation from high school or equivalent and one year of experience in park maintenance, grounds keeping or general maintenance work and three years of irrigation systems experience. Ornamental Horticulture background preferred.  A current Backflow Prevention Device Testers certificate. A State of California Qualified Applicator certificate and Certified Playground Safety Inspector license is desirable.

How to apply
A City of San Dimas application must be submitted & may be completed online at  Do not send in applications by e-mail or fax. Questions may be directed to Personnel at 909-394-6211. A resume may be attached but does not substitute for a completed City application.
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