Parks Maintenance Worker
City of Chandler     Chandler, AZ 85286

The City of Chandler Community Services Department Parks Division is currently seeking qualified individuals interested in joining our team as a Parks Maintenance Worker. This is a regular full-time, non-exempt position with benefits. The schedule for this position is Saturday to Wednesday from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Why work for Chandler?
• Diverse and inclusive environment
• Up to 8 hours paid time off annually to volunteer in the community
• Dress code is business casual, with jeans on Fridays
• 3 medical plans to choose from along with dental and vision coverage
• Accrue 122 hours paid vacation in your first year, eligible for use immediately following accrual
• Accrue 96 hours paid sick leave in your first year, eligible for use immediately following accrual
• 12 paid holidays per year, plus Winter Break at the end of the year
• Become part of the Arizona State Retirement System with a 100% city contribution match
• City contributions of 1% gross wages per pay period to deferred compensation
• Robust Employee Wellness program with $350 incentive
• Professional development opportunities
• Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 annually
• Free Tumbleweed Recreation Center membership

Who we are
The Park Operations Division plays a critical role in the City of Chandler’s quality of life initiatives by providing over 1,500 acres of safe, clean and well-maintained parks that offer exceptional recreational experiences.

Who we are looking for
Our new team member will have a passion for customer service, teamwork, and collaboration with experience in grounds maintenance and specific experience in maintaining athletic fields.

Minimum qualifications
• Completion of eighth grade, no experience required;
• A valid Driver's License with acceptable driving record; or
• Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Desired qualifications
• High School Diploma or GED equivalency;
• 1 year ground maintenance experience;
• Previous ball field maintenance experience
• Arizona State Office of Pest Management, Ornamental and Turf Applicator Certification

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The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment driving record check as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results. All applicants hired will be required to be fingerprinted with successful results as a condition of continued employment.

Applicants for employment and volunteer opportunities should be aware of the City of Chandler’s policies concerning the use of drugs and alcohol. These policies have not been altered by the passage of Proposition 207. The use of recreational marijuana is a violation of the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy. Certain positions within the City are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test. A positive result for drugs tested under the policy, including recreational marijuana, may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or volunteer opportunity. The examination process may vary if determined necessary.
The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation.

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