Employment Notice-The City of Arkadelphia is accepting applications for a Parks Maintenance Worker until March 19, 2021. 


Parks and Recreation

Salary: Part-Time/Hourly


Report to: Facilities Maintenance Manager, Assistant Facilities Maintenance Manager

Job Summary

Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled tasks related to care and maintenance of the City’s Parks & Recreation facilities.  Expected to represent the department, and its philosophies in a favorable and professional manner while performing all of the position’s duties.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Inspect facilities for cleanliness, safety, and general maintenance of sports facilities and playing fields on a daily basis.
  2. Maintain the dirt infields by leveling, grading, and dragging
  3. Identify unsafe areas both on the playing fields and surrounding areas and correct those as soon as possible.
  4. Install lines at the beginning of the season and maintain those lines.
  5. Follow the standard operating procedure check list for all facilities.
  6. Report any damages or repairs. Needed on any equipment.
  7. Maintain park areas for cleanliness which requires cleaning bathrooms, storage room, picking up litter, remove fallen trees and limbs and any other debris or unsightly material.
  8. Perform other tasks for the maintenance of parks and playground equipment repair.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Qualifications:

  1. Possess a valid Arkansas Driver’s License.
  2. Ability to pass a drug test.
  3. Capable of operating standard-size trucks and riding lawnmowers, and gas trimmers.
  4. Physically capable of preparing playing fields for games through the actions of hand-raking, shoveling, and dragging, and striping.
  1. Physical ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs. to height equal to the end of a city flatbed truck in one single lift.
  1. Physical ability to perform outdoor work in adverse weather conditions which include Heat above 100 degrees and cold below 32 degrees.
  1. Possess the ability to comprehend new techniques and training developed in park maintenance.
  1. Have a personality that will allow you to work closely with others and get along with the public.
  1. Ability to remain calm in public in order to resolve disagreements with appropriate tact and procedures of a professional.
  1. General knowledge of sports and field preparations.
  2. Previous experience in field preparations and facility maintenance a plus.

Applications will be accepted through March 19, 2021, and maybe picked up and returned to Arkadelphia Parks and Recreation Center at 2555 Twin Rivers Drive, Arkadelphia, AR 71923 7:30 to 5:30 Mon – Fri or found online at Equal Opportunity Employer.