Job Specification

Class Code:




Date Originated:


Date Revised:

2/94, 11/12, 7/22 



Under general supervision, perform semi-skilled landscaping, construction, maintenance and repair tasks related to park development and maintenance; clean and maintain park buildings; and do related work as required.


Park Maintenance Worker I is the entry level in the series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents perform routine grounds and building maintenance, gardening, clean-up and unskilled manual work and may learn to operate equipment such as tractors, mowers, and to perform semi-skilled work in varying craft areas. Incumbents, after gaining and demonstrating the required level of proficiency in equipment operation and semi-skilled work in one or more areas, may be eligible for promotion to Parks Maintenance Worker II at the discretion of the appointing authority.

Park Maintenance Worker II is the journey-level class in the series. Incumbents are skilled in operating light equipment and power tools, perform semi-skilled pruning and landscape care tasks, and are able to apply the techniques and use the tools of one or more of these categories; carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical work, small equipment repair or welding. Also included is the assignment and training of one or more unskilled workers.



Knowledge of:

Park Maintenance Worker I

Some knowledge of:

Park Maintenance Worker II

Working knowledge of:

The above, plus

Ability to:

Training and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is qualifying.

A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

Park Maintenance Worker I:

No specific training or experience is needed to qualify for this level.

Park Maintenance Worker II:

One year of experience performing facility repair and grounds/landscape maintenance, including six months of landscape construction/maintenance, which would provide the knowledge and abilities, listed above.

Special Requirements/Conditions:

License Requirement: Possession of a valid California class C driver license.

Special Working Conditions: Variable temperatures and weather conditions which will include exposure to sun; confined workspaces; heights, such as on ladders, scaffolding and roofs; strong and unpleasant odors and fumes; noise; exposure to allergens such as poison oak, pollen, and bee stings; the possibility of exposure to infections which might cause chronic disease or death; and the possibility of exposure to toxic substances or chemical irritants.

Other Special Requirements: Availability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and for emergencies, as needed.

Bargaining Unit: 47
EEOC Job Category: 08
Occupational Grouping: 35
Worker's Comp Code: 1160