- 10-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
- Waste Water Treatment Plant -Dept #6200
- Edinburg, TX, USA
- 12.24 per hour
- Full Time
The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.
City of Edinburg in Edinburg, TX is actively seeking a dedicated Groundskeeper to perform maintenance in parks, right-of-ways, outdoor athletic facilities and landscape of gardens/plant nurseries. Are you seeking engaging work? Do you wish to advance your career in the Wastewater Treatment Plant department? Does working for a rapidly growing city sound appealing to you? If so, please continue reading!
The Groundskeeper position earns competitive pay of $ 12.24/hr. We provide great benefits and perks, including paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), life & ADD insurance, a retirement plan with a 7% employee contribution and a city match of 2 to 1, 100%-paid medical and 100%-paid dental with optional dependent coverage, workers compensation, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Additionally, we offer our employees an employee assistance program (EAP), a healthy lifestyle program, and access to Active Edinburg fitness centers. If this sounds like the right opportunity to work with a variety of recreational programs, apply to join our team today!
ABOUT CITY OF EDINBURG
Edinburg is the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande Valley, with a 23% growth rate since 2010, and is among the top five fastest-growing cities in the state. It has been recognized as an all-American city three times by the National Civic League, placing it among a handful of outstanding communities in the nation. Our wonderful city has exceptional entertainment, arts & culture, recreation, and education, which makes it a great place to work.
Our employees share our dedication to the city, which is why we like to show them our appreciation for their commitment. We do this by providing competitive compensation, exceptional PTO opportunities, and other great benefits to help them lead healthy, productive lives. We care about people, and that includes both our residents and employees!
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GROUNDSKEEPER
As a Groundskeeper, you spend your day caring for and maintaining the appearance of grounds and gardens. Your work typically is to inspect athletic fields, equipment, and any public facilities on a daily basis as needed. Your job is essential to the city, and you often participate in training and job safety programs to include proper use and maintenance of all hand and power tools, mobile equipment, procedures and first aid. You are constantly on your toes and ready for any new and unexpected challenges that may arise in the city. This can include performing equipment maintenance, repair, and cleaning daily; replace damaged parts; ensure fluids in all equipment pieces are maintained at appropriate levels. When you are not out in the city, you generally participate in applying fertilizers and herbicides, seasonally; repair irrigation system, when needed; maintain and use water pumps; water grounds manually with a hose or garden sprinkler. You also ensure to provide assistance alongside volunteers and public to maintain assigned areas and assist with special projects. You enjoy being helpful and have no problem providing assistance and support to other divisions within the department as needed. The city needs someone like you with skills in maintaining the appearance of grounds and gardens and you finding genuine enjoyment in what you do!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A GROUNDSKEEPER
- High school diploma, GED or equivalency
- Must have a current valid class "C" driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
- Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the city's expense
Are you someone who prefers hands-on work? Do you have excellent maintenance and landscaping skills? Are you proficient in power tools? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Is dependability one of your strengths? If yes, you might just be perfect for this Groundskeeper job!
READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you feel that you have the right skills in caring for grounds keeping tools, supplies, and equipment to succeed as our Groundskeeper, apply now using our mobile-friendly application.