City of Enid

  • Seasonal Ball Field Maintenance

    Deadline for Applications
    Employee Group
    Work Schedule
    Regular –6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Work Schedule may vary to include working nights and weekends for recreation tournaments and events.
    Seasonal Full-Time
    USD $9.00/Hr.
    730 Parks and Recreation
  • Position Description





    POSITION TITLE:  Seasonal Ball Field Maintenance     DEPARTMENT:  Parks & Recreation


    POSITION CODE:  TEMP7F                                          FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt


    POSITION REPORTS TO:  Parks & Recreation Supervisor, Foreman


    POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  None                                


    BLS COMPARABLE:  37-3011, Landscaping and Grounds Keeping Workers


    Leadership:  Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

    and providing feedback.          



    • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Subject      to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.
    • Subject      to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • As      a position directly affecting the safety of others, the employee will be      required to comply with all provisions of City of Enid’s substance abuse      policy, including random drug and alcohol testing.



    POSITION PURPOSE: To enhance the quality of life of Enid residents and guests through the maintenance and improvement of recreational facilities.




    • Provide manual care for City      recreation facilities by mowing, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing      thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls.
    • Line, stripe and chalk      recreation fields.
    • Operate various tools to include shovel, rake, weed      eater, and riding mower.
    • Haul and spread topsoil, and spread straw over      seeded soil to hold soil in place.
    • Dig, plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants,      grass, ground covers, trees, and shrubs, and apply mulch for protection,      using gardening tools.
    • Stake, prune, or remove trees using accepted      methods.
    • Gather and remove litter.
    • Clean and maintain restrooms, drinking fountains,      and concession areas.
    • Provide      assistance and support to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as required.





    • City parks, walking trails,      basketball courts, and recreational facilities and equipment are well      maintained and provide quality of life to citizens.
    • Policies and procedures in City      of Enid personnel manual and safety manual are understood, followed, and      modeled for other employees.
    • Effective relations exist with      co-workers as well as with the public.
    • The City’s professional      reputation is maintained.




    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  No prior experience or training. 


    CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  None.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


    SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Accurate and attentive to detail.

    Ability to assist and support others.

    Ability to operate riding mower, and weed eaters.

    Able to operate telephone, copier, and other basic business machines.




    FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to work with the fingers.


    VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.


    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   PDC Level:  Medium  Employee lifts/carries 50 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day). Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature. Occasional overhead reaching, squatting, kneeling, and crawling.

    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to communicate orally and distinguish minimal written language such as addresses and street signs.


    REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.


    MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding and subtracting two digit numbers, multiplying and dividing with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight or distance measurement.



    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      Regular –6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

    Work Schedule may vary to include working nights and weekends for recreation tournaments and events.

    Seasonal employment may run up to six months in duration.


    Other – Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.


    WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (rain, sun, wind, snow, etc.) and indoor shop environment with adequate ventilation.


    Noise level:                              Loud.  Hearing protection as required.


    Other work conditions:             Air contamination (when mowing).


    Improperly illuminated or awkward and confining workspace.      






    Class B CDL.

    Class A CDL.

    3-5 years related experience.

    6+   years related experience.

    Ability to fill in for Park Technician for   short term.

    Ability to fill in for Park Technician for   extended period of time.

    Good application of safety as applies to   job.

    Advanced safety knowledge.

    Local   tree trimming license.

    Advanced   tree care knowledge.

    Herbicide/pesticide   applicator license.

    Training   in landscape design.

    High school/GED.

    Knowledge   of park and playground safety.


    Valid   CPR certification.




    Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.


    All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


    I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations.  I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description. 


    Printed Name__________________________  Date ___/____/____ Signature_______________________________


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