Parks Maintenance Worker II – Riverview/Pro-Sports Assignment

Parks Maintenance Worker II – Riverview/Pro-Sports Assignment
Organization City of Mesa
Location Mesa, Arizona,
Job Type Full Time
Application Deadline Sep 8, 2023


The City of Mesa is excited to offer a one-time incentive payment of $2,000 for all full-time employees and $1,000 for part-time benefited and part-time non-benefited employees who are active City Employees on January 31, 2023.  To receive this one-time payment, new employees must have started their employment on or before January 31, 2023.  This payment does not apply to seasonal employees.  Join our team and start to work in time to receive this one-time payment!!

There are two vacancies in the Riverview/Pro-Sports Maintenance Assignment. First review of applications will be April 4, 2022.

A Parks Maintenance Worker II works independently while performing a variety of semiskilled to skilled tasks in two or more trades or skill areas, such as carpentry, welding, electrical, masonry, painting, or plumbing for the maintenance, repair, alteration, and construction of facilities, fixtures, and equipment at City parks, basins, golf courses, athletic/sports fields, and other recreational areas, including, but not limited to:  chain link fence repair and installation; and repair of parks, playgrounds, golf courses, stadium structures, facilities, and related equipment.  Employees in this class may also provide functional supervision or lead direction and training for Parks Maintenance Assistants, Parks Maintenance Worker I’s, temporary agency workers, or volunteers.  This class performs related duties as required. 

Riverview/Pro-Sports Maintenance Assignment:  Employees assigned to Riverview/Pro-Sports maintenance assignment perform construction, maintenance, repair, and skilled labor in maintaining and repairing the City’s athletic/sports fields and Riverview Park including a variety of tasks in general trades and/or skilled maintenance, repair, alteration, and construction of facilities, fixtures, playground equipment, and irrigation systems.  Duties include:  performing landscape maintenance at the stadium common areas and park; conducting safety inspections; independently scheduling or completing related repairs; performing athletic field game preps; advanced repair and programing of computerized irrigation systems; planning and organizing work activities; and applying fertilizers, insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides.

This classification is distinguished from the next lower level, Parks Maintenance Worker I, by the advanced skill level and independence exercised by the Parks Maintenance Worker II.  The Parks Maintenance Worker II class is distinguished from the next higher level, Trades Worker, by the latter’s performance of the full-range of tasks of a trade at the journey-level and, with the exception of the combined trades of electricity and plumbing, performs nearly all of the work in one trade.  Supervision is received from a Parks Maintenance Leader or Parks and Community Facilities Maintenance Foreman (depending on assignment) who reviews work through observation, conferences, reports, and spot checking of results achieved.  Employees are required to use appropriate safety equipment and procedures in performing assignments.  A Parks Maintenance Worker II may be subject to yearly rotational stand-by duty and 24-hour call-out; working evenings, early mornings, and weekend shifts.  This class is FLSA nonexempt. 

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.   

Qualifications & Requirements

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity. 

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Graduation from high school or GED.  Two years’ experience in commercial irrigation systems, flood irrigation, golf course maintenance, or sport turf maintenance (Athletic/Sports Field, and Riverview/Pro-Sports assignments)

Special Requirements.  Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight-fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 by hire or promotion date, and must maintain certification.  Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver’s License by hire or promotion date.  
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  Irrigation and baseball/softball turf maintenance experience is preferred.

Link to Job Description (Download PDF reader)

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