FLSA: Hourly

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(015) $12.50 - $17.80 an hour     $26,000.00 - $37,024.00 a year

JOBCODE: 006022

JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will be responsible for performing minor maintenance and groundskeeping of the Parks & Recreation facalities and grounds.


  • Performing minor maintenance and groundskeeping of City of Tampa Parks & Recreation facalities and grounds.

  • Performing tasks that require physical strength and endurance.

  • Operating and maintaining power tools and equipment as necessary.

  • Manually loading and unloading heavy items, including supplies, equipment, and materials.

  • Transporting people, material, tools, and equipment to and from sites to ensure efficiency and safety.

  • Operating radio or communications equipment.

  • Working irregular hours and performing tasks of a hazardous nature may be required.

  • Positions require operation of a motor vehicle and some minor vehicle maintenance.

  • Performing related work as required.


  • Knowledge of minor repair, maintenance and construction methods.

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.

  • Knowledge of cleaning materials, methods and equipment where required.

  • Knowledge of plant care, where required.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to perform tasks requiring physical strength and endurance.

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.

  • Skill in the use and care of hand and power tools and other related materials and equipment.


    Completion of 8th grade and six (6) months experience in services and/or building or mechanical maintenance or repair work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


    Possession of a valid Florida Class “E” Driver’s License. A valid Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) class "B" is preferred. Submit copy of license with application.


    Evaluation of training and experience.

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of May 15, 2014. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

    HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to careers@tampagov.net.


    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 5/15/2014 will not be processed.

  • This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.