Parks Service Worker- Horticulture
Who We Are
Orlando, The City Beautiful
For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.
This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.
Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.
Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.
NATURE OF WORK:
Performs skilled maintenance work in the care of special Parks facilities. Employees in this class are responsible for the performance of a variety of tasks in the maintenance and repair of parks buildings, facilities and equipment which requires general knowledge of maintenance functions, skill in the use of hand and power tools, and the ability to operate medium and heavy equipment such as water trucks, tractors, dump trucks, tree spades, and/or front end loaders. Work is performed outdoors and employee is exposed to weather conditions, insects, and various chemicals. Work is performed with limited supervision and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion.
High School Diploma or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in grounds or general building maintenance required; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A valid Florida Driver's License required.
VALID DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. VALID FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.
City of Orlando Benefits
If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
- Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
- Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
- Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
- Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree
Closing Date/Time: 9/15/2023 5:00 PM Eastern