Seasonal Groundskeepers - Horticulture

in CUMBERLAND-Portland-Metro County, ME

Job Description


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department May through November full-time schedule (40 hours/week).  Responsibilities include performing landscape gardening work, planting and maintaining City ornamental display gardens.  Duties include planting, cultivating, weeding, shrub & hedge pruning, landscaping, watering, some hand mowing and trimming.  Prior landscape/horticulture experience and/or education 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.   Horticulture 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: 701163

Posted On: May 15, 2022

Updated On: Jun 30, 2022