Park Maintenance Technician II

Employment Type:

Supervisor: Parks Supervision Structure

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Random Substance Testing: Yes

Position Number: PR/5

Employment Opportunity Summary

This position is responsible for maintaining city parks and facilities. An incumbent in this position may be designated Parks Maintenance Technician II.

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Employment Opportunity Additional Details

Job Scope:

The purpose of this position is to maintain city parks and facilities. Successful performance helps ensure the provision of safe and well-maintained parks and facilities for the citizens of Sedalia.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Inspects and maintains city parks, grounds, and facilities.
  2. Services department equipment and tools; checks fluids; changes oil and filters; maintains service logs.
  3. Prepares fields for sporting events.
  4. Cleans swimming pool and monitors chemical levels; monitors pool operations.
  5. Cleans fields, restrooms, and parking lots; empties trash.
  6. Sets up facilities for special events and games.
  7. Changes scoreboard lights.
  8. Repairs and paints park benches and tables.
  9. Sweeps and mops floors and stairs.
  10. Mixes and applies herbicides.
  11. Supervises and trains seasonal employees and community service workers.
  12. Assists with forming, pouring, and finishing concrete.
  13. Mows grass.
  14. Removes snow.
  15. Operates light and heavy equipment, including a mower, bobcat, backhoe, and dump truck.
  16. Performs other related duties as assigned.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High School diploma or GED.
  2. Missouri’s driver’s license.
  3. Two years of experience in the use of hand as related to the performance of buildings and ground maintenance.
  4. Experience in performance of vehicle/equipment preventive maintenance.
  5. Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and agree to be subject to random drug screen through employment.
  6. Tech II must complete CPO/AFO Certification within one year of beginning position.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of turf care and maintenance.
  2. Knowledge of chemical applications.
  3. Knowledge of general electrical, plumbing, carpentry, water irrigation systems, concrete, and painting principles.
  4. Knowledge of parks and facilities safety regulations.
  5. Knowledge of vehicle and equipment maintenance.
  6. Knowledge of tree and plant maintenance.
  7. Knowledge of custodial procedures
  8. Knowledge of markings for athletic fields.
  9. Knowledge of the set up and take down of temporary fencing, barricades, signs, and banners.
  10. Skill in directing crowds and traffic.
  11. Skill in operating light and heavy equipment.
  12. Skill in oral and written communication.


  1. City and department policies and procedures.
  2. Supervisory instructions, building codes, and special event guidelines.
  3. Guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.


The work consists of related maintenance and repair duties. Inclement weather contributes to the complexity of the work.

Principal Working Relationships:

  1. Co-workers and the general public.

Purpose of Contacts:

Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, provide services, resolve problems, motivate or influence persons, and clarify, justify, defend, negotiate, or settle matters.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:

Individuals designated as Maintenance Technician II supervise employees designated as Maintenance Technician I and related part-time personnel.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee lifts light and heavy objects, climbs in and out of equipment and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity. The employee may be required to distinguish between shades of color.

Work Environment:

The work is typically performed outdoors. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, machinery with moving parts, exposed to sun and heat for extended periods and cold or inclement weather. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.