Ogden City Corporation
  • 08-Jan-2018 to 22-Jan-2018 (MST)
  • Parks
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $14.18 to $19.38 (typically hire at min.)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for benefits


To perform a variety of semi-skilled duties involved in the planning, care, and maintenance of major park and recreational facilities, and to perform specialized projects as required. Receives general supervision from the Parks Forestry/Structural Supervisor and direct functional supervision from the Parks Maintenance Crew Leader. Will be responsible for the Weber County Community Service Workers periodically and will carry out rules and policies associated with this program.



One year of building, grounds maintenance, and trails maintenance experience is desired. Training equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Must have, or be able to obtain within 30 days, a valid Utah, class A CDL license.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100 and IS700 within six months of hire.


Failure to obtain/maintain license and certificate as outlined above will result in termination from the position.



  • To perform a variety of semi-skilled duties involved in the planning, care, and maintenance of major park and recreational facilities.
  • Perform specialized projects as required.
  • Perform a variety of daily routine maintenance checks and repairs to facility boilers and swimming pools.
  • Will be responsible for monitoring all chemical treatments and automatic systems used to control chemical levels in the swimming pools.
  • Participate in a variety of facilities maintenance duties including maintaining park buildings, installing and maintaining fencing, repairing park benches, leveling the base paths on the baseball fields, and clearing debris from the parking lots.
  • Participate in a variety of park maintenance duties including plant maintenance and landscape duties including trimming trees and shrubs, pulling weeds, mowing and edging lawns, raking recreation areas, watering plants and trees, sweeping, and clearing fallen trees from the public paths and walkways.
  • Maintain and care for street and park trees to ensure public safety.
  • Trim and prune trees to keep streets and sidewalks clear, cut back heavy limbs, remove overgrown roots to preserve sidewalks.
  • Plant and replant trees as necessary.
  • Maintain the park's irrigation system.
  • Set irrigation clocks and controls and perform minor repairs including replacing broken heads and repairing minor breaks in the water lines.
  • Assist with major irrigation repairs as necessary.
  • Inspect playground equipment and remove possible hazards to ensure safety.
  • Prepare documentation regarding safety checks.
  • Inspect and operate a variety of tools and equipment including power tools, backhoe, skid loaders, dump trucks, and lawn mowers.
  • Perform general maintenance duties including refueling, changing oil, and lubricating parts.
  • Make minor adjustments a necessary.
  • Maintain bathrooms including repairing broken fixtures; replace toilets and sinks.
  • Paint walls and ceilings as required.
  • Pick up litter from grounds and empty trash containers throughout assigned parks.
  • Assist with the construction and refurbishing of various structures.
  • Prepare ground and set forms for concrete, pour and finish concrete.
  • Patrol and inspect parks to ensure the safety of the public and park facilities, note possible safety hazards or causes of injury and contact appropriate law enforcement or emergency agency as required.
  • Prepare appropriate reports and documentation.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position. Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.




  • May prepare and apply a variety of pesticides, insecticides, fertilizers and other pest and disease eradication and control chemicals as necessary.
  • Perform special projects as assigned; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Care, operation, and maintenance of a variety of power tools and equipment.
  • Principles and practices of plant maintenance including the pruning and trimming of a variety of shrubs and trees.
  • Proper watering techniques as applied to individual plant life.
  • Pest and weed control chemicals and their proper uses.
  • Irrigation operation and repair.
  • Boiler operation and swimming pool maintenance and repairs.
  • Minor building repairs.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Observe possible safety hazards and react accordingly.
  • Operate a variety of power tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Care for and maintain a variety of plant life.
  • Clean and maintain assigned park facilities.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking and standing for extended periods of time and operating assigned maintenance equipment.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: making observations, communicating with others, and operating assigned maintenance equipment and vehicles as required by the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Work is generally performed outside, year round. Travel from site to site. Exposure to dust and noise. Some heavy lifting, standing, climbing and may work at heights. Work in inclement weather conditions.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process. This is for initial appointments only.



Range 27 - $1,134.25 to $1,549.92 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ). Typically hire at minimum. This position is eligible for benefits.



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Monday, January 22, 2018. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.


All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.



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