City of Prescott
  • 25-Mar-2018 to 31-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • Recreation Services
  • Prescott, AZ, USA
  • 10.50 to 12.00 DOE/Q
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Not eligible for benefits


Landscape Maintenance Worker - Temporary

Recreational Services

40 Hours/Week

$10.50 to $12.00 per hour DOE/Q (Not eligible for benefits)

Candidate of choice must pass pre-employment drug test and background check.

Under general supervision, performs a variety of unskilled and semi-skilled tasks involving general maintenance of landscape areas that are part of the Recreation Services Department.

Qualifications: Education and/or experience equivalent to High School Diploma and one (1) years full time landscaping related work. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License. Must be able to perform physical work outdoors under all weather conditions. Night, evening, weekend and split shifts may be required.

Essential Duties: Operate wood chippers, mowers, trimmers in the care and maintenance of assigned areas; use and maintain a variety of hand and power tools. Transport waste debris to transfer station for proper disposal. Picks up trash, debris and tree limbs; trims bushes, trees, and shrubs; maintains lawns and flower beds in a trimmed, weed-free manner; cleans, mops, and sanitizes public restrooms; restocks paper towels, toilet paper and soap as necessary; cleans up and tears down after special events. Performs minor and preventive maintenance and repairs on a variety of assigned equipment; maintains irrigation systems; sweeps sidewalks and parking lots; grooms sports fields and marks appropriately; rakes weeds and grass; performs safety inspections on recreational facilities and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of machinery, equipment and tools necessary for maintaining assigned areas; basic preventive maintenance on assigned equipment; occupational hazards and safety precautions; common hand and power tools.

Skill in following oral and written instructions; operating and working around moving equipment; following safety practices and recognizing hazards; utilizing public relations techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with coworkers and public.

Physical and Visual Ability sufficient to effectively and safely perform required duties and to safely operate required equipment and city vehicle as needed. Able to lift 75 pounds. Must be able to see clearly, with correction if necessary, during both day and evening hours and in potentially adverse weather conditions.

Hearing and Speaking Ability sufficient to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate in person and over the telephone.


Deadline: Applications must be received by July 31, 2018

To apply for this position please visit our website at

City of Prescott, Human Resources, 201 S. Cortez St., Prescott AZ 86303

(928) 777-1286     (800) 748-6205     TDD (928) 777-1100    

Email:        Posted: May 25, 2018

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