Seasonal Groundskeepers - Cemetery

in CUMBERLAND-Portland-Metro County, ME

Job Description


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department - Cemeteries Division – May through November full-time schedule (40 hours/week); schedule may include weekends.  Responsibilities include the maintenance and upkeep of City Cemeteries.  Duties include mowing, trimming, trash collection, general grounds/landscape and horticultural maintenance.  Previous grounds/landscape maintenance preferred.  Previous experience with zero turn riding mowers desired.  Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must.  Applicants for Groundskeeper positions must be at least 18 years old.  A valid Maine Class C driver’s license is preferred, and a Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on those who have one. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

Cemetery maintenance positions start at $17.00/hour.  

Will accept applications for this position until all vacancies are filled. 


***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***     As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment.  If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation.  Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland. 

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Job Posting: 701161

Posted On: Jun 11, 2022

Updated On: Jun 11, 2022