Sports Field Maintenance Worker

STARTING SALARY:
$17.20 – $18.00 hourly
OPENING DATE: 04/05/18

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

DESCRIPTION:
This position is responsible for the overall maintenance and game preparation for a portion of the city’s athletic facilities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain and repair automatic irrigation systems.
Perform daily maintenance and minor repairs on motorized equipment.
Renovate and construct athletic facilities.
Oversee and/or perform mowing operations.
Prepare athletic fields for sporting events.
Oversee and train a crew of seasonal employees.

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible maintenance worker experience, (2 years closely related experience preferred).

Education: High school diploma required. Associates level education preferred.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Applicant must be a self-starter able to work with limited supervision and have the ability to frequently lift 50 pounds or more.

Requires a (CDL) Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of hire date.

Must successfully pass a background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug screen.

Normal Work Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm plus frequent weekend duties
The City of Olathe is an equal opportunity employer