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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: MAINTENANCE CREW SUPERVISOR-SEASONAL, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Seasonal Employment Application Form & VSID)
Title
MAINTENANCE CREW SUPERVISOR-SEASONAL
Department/Division
DPW and Parks
Apply Start Date
05/13/2020
Apply End Date
Open Until Filled
Type
Seasonal
Hours
Wage
$13.75 Per Hour
Description

MAINTENANCE CREW SUPERVISOR-SEASONAL
(PARK STEWARDS PROGRAM)
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND PARKS
CITY OF WORCESTER

HIRING AND START DATE CONTINGENT UPON COVID-19 EMERGENCY

The City of Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks; Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Division seeks to fill part-time Maintenance Crew Supervisor - Seasonal positions. The Maintenance Crew Supervisor will work under the Seasonal Maintenance Director and his/her staff. Duties will be to participate, supervise, plan, manage and implement park maintenance programs/assignments as assigned with small maintenance crews of seasonal employees (youth) in the City of Worcester. The work involves manual labor and the performance of routine maintenance operations including, but not limited to; operating small machine equipment (lawn mowers, trimmers etc.), performing green space maintenance, assisting in event operations, and general facility outdoor maintenance, as well as other related work as assigned throughout the City of Worcester in a variety of public lands including Parks. Employees must be able to interact with patrons and carry themselves in a proper public manner. All work is performed outdoors, in all types of weather and in accordance with City of Worcester standard park maintenance practices and procedures.

The successful candidate will have working knowledge of routine park maintenance, equipment; the ability to perform and learn basic landscaping skills; the ability to understand and follow verbal instructions as well as accept supervision and guidance; possess excellent communication skills and basic administrative abilities; and the ability to establish effective working relations with other employees and the general public. The qualified candidate will also have the ability to perform manual tasks requiring physical exertion; the ability to lift up to 50 pounds and to a height of 48 inches; the ability to perform manual labor & work in a variety of weather conditions; a valid MA Driver’s License; and the ability to successfully pass CORI/SORI check.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• High School Diploma or GED
• One (1) year of experience in general maintenance or landscaping in a supervisory capacity
• One (1) year of experience performing landscaping work
• Excellent communication skills and basic administrative abilities
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must have a Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Associate Degree in related field
• Related experience in the field of parks and facility maintenance
• First-Aid and CPR/AED Certified

STARTING SALARY: $13.75 per hour, seasonal, non-benefitted

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment. Preference given to Worcester Residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall Human Resources, 508-799-1030, HR@Worcesterma.gov.

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