Part Time Facility & Park Maintenance

Posted on: 2020/10/12

Summary of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman this position performs custodial services, daily maintenance to the Parks and Recreation Center. Manual and semi-skilled work in construction, maintenance, operation and repair of related service activities for the city’s park facility, park, athletic fields; and to perform other related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs custodial services to the Parks and Recreation Center;
  • Performs a variety of landscaping duties; mows grass; plants flowers and shrubs; weed eats around signs and fence lines; clears leaves, tree limbs and other debris from park areas; spread ground cover, dirt or mulch; prunes trees and shrubs; watering; pull weeds from flower beds; spread grass seed;
  • Assesses condition of the parks on a regular basis through physical inspection and address problems as needed or assigned;
  • Prepares baseball/softball fields for play (chalking, drag, line, rake, etc.);
  • Hauls trash from all bins throughout the park system;
  • Performs custodial duties, minor plumbing and electrical repairs and light carpentry;
  • Assists in maintaining exterior and interior of restrooms, park office and maintenance shed, including walls, ceiling, roofs, gutter, windows, doors;

    Assists in maintaining a clear record of maintenance, accident reports and repair activities. Informs Park Foreman of materials and equipment needed to perform job;

  • Assists with special events, seasonal installs and removal of decorations; clears parks areas of debris following special events;
  • Assist Municipal Services as needed, either as planned or joint projects.
  • Schedule will be morning with a few evening or weekends based on need.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Budgetary Responsibilities

  • None

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED, supplemented by one (1) year of experience in maintenance, landscaping, custodial or construction; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess and maintain the following certification; first aid and CPR certification within 6 months of hire date;
  • Must be available to be on call as needed, weekend and holiday work required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Ability to understand the parks infrastructure and related policies and projects;
  • Ability to exchange information for the purpose of clarifying details within well-established policies, procedures and standards;
  • Requires the ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, Kubota, hand tools, machinery and or materials to complete task;
  • Must have the ability to perform the essential functions of this position, especially for an extended period and in unfavorable weather conditions;
  • Ability to use sound judgment to detect unusual, harmful, or emergency situations and act accordingly;
  • Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job;
  • Possess the ability to interpret and explain city policies and procedures to park patrons.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements

  • Tasks requires the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demand work, typical involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (50lbs)
  • Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain fumes, temperate and noise extremes heights, confined spaces, toxic agents, and irate customers;
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens or human bacteria possible;
  • Requires a post offer drug test.


Please Apply Via the Following Link:




Status: Open
Deadline: Open until filled

City Hall
2010 Howell St
North Kansas City, MO 64116

Phone 816-274-6000

Regular Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

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