City of Boston

Park Keeper

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/28/2022 11:24 AM)
Req ID
2022-23064
Dept
Parks Department
Position
Regular Full-Time
Location
Parks Franklin Park
Salary Min
37,447.15
Salary Max
48,351.95
Union
AFE
Openings
1
Contact Email
Deanine.Bell@boston.gov

Overview:

THIS IS A DEPARTMENTAL ONLY POSTING. ONLY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FROM THIS DEPARTMENT MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY.

 

This is a provisional appointment.

 

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION (essential functions of the job):

 

Under general supervision, directly supervises and performs work of caring for grass and shrubbery and keeping grounds of buildings in a city park or playground clean and in orderly condition; and performs related work as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs park maintenance work such as cutting and watering grass, caring for flowers, trimming shrubbery, and picking up papers.
  • Keeps parks in clean and orderly condition.
  • Makes minor repairs to park equipment.
  • Ensures that park buildings and gates are opened and closed at proper time.
  • Lines sport fields for various games.
  • Keeps order in park or playground.
  • Supervises a small group of laborers in above work.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • This position is open only to employees of the Parks and Recreation Department in accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 31, who have one (1) year of paid groundskeeping experience.
  • MUST HAVE AND MAINTAIN A MASSACHUSETTS DRIVER'S LICENSE.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • This position works out of Franklin Park Service Yard and applicant must be able to work any assigned shift in any assigned area.
  • CORI check required.

 

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED

 

Terms:

 

 

Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA1-8L

Hours per week: 40

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