Groundskeeper (Parks)


: $24,870.00 - $39,420.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Facility Maintenance

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The Groundskeeper maintains landscaped areas at City facilities, roadways, parks, and cemeteries.

Essential Job Functions

  • Installs and maintains landscaped areas by performing such duties as mowing, planting, pruning, watering, fertilizing, mulching, weeding, edging, and spraying;
  • Prepares landscape and flower bed areas by tilling, raking, shoveling, adding soil amendments and fertilizers, and installing plants and trees;
  • Prunes and trims trees;
  • Applies appropriate pesticides (herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides);
  • Cleans ornamental fountains, filters, and water pumps;
  • Operates and assists in training new employees in the maintenance and safe operation of landscaping equipment;
  • Operates a water truck to water trees and plants;
  • Operates a backhoe and trencher to install irrigation systems;
  • Provides routine maintenance of landscaping tools and equipment by performing such tasks as checking oil and fluid levels and sharpening blades;
  • Performs general housekeeping duties at shop;

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and
  • Valid State of Georgia Drivers License.

Additional Information

The selected candidate must complete the following requirements prior to starting work with the City of Statesboro:

  • Background Investigation
  • Pre-Employment Urinalysis
  • Pre-Employment Physical (If Applicable)

Associated topics: athletic, backfill, hardscaper, landfill, landscaping, lawn, maintenance, pruner, rug, tree pruner * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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