Maintenance Worker - Cemeteries

in CUMBERLAND-Portland-Metro County, ME

Job Description


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department - 40 hours/week (Monday – Friday; 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) -

This position performs semi-skilled maintenance and repair work within the Cemeteries Section of the Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department and includes mowing, maintenance work, interments and disinterments. This position will also assist with winter operations related to the Cemeteries Division. 

Requirements:  Thorough knowledge of the functions and operating methods of a wide variety of mowing and construction equipment; ability to operate equipment efficiently and safely; ability and willingness to work mandatory overtime during the winter period; good visual acuity for driving and physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and members of the public. 

Necessary Special Requirements:  Must possess valid Class C driver's license in good standing. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Must pass a pre-employment fitness assessment. 

Labor and Trades – Grade 14 – $761.60 week - 6 month step. 


***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: 771319

Posted On: Jun 20, 2022

Updated On: Jun 29, 2022