Maintenance Worker III-Athletic Facilities

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Municipal Government for Maine's largest City.


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department – 40 hours/week – Deadline Extended –

This position is part of the athletic facilities crew that maintains 40+ fields, over 94 acres and two synthetic turf stadiums. Must have the ability to operate a variety of automotive, athletic facility, park and lawn equipment, including equipment used in snow removal/snow plowing operations. Must possess experience in turf and athletic facility maintenance. Must have experience with small motor equipment repair/maintenance. Must have working knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods, materials and skills used in a variety of athletic facility maintenance responsibilities. Requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the general public. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work in a diverse environment that includes language diversity.  High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job duties. Must be able to work weekends, nights, and different shifts required by field rental and event commitment and winter operations.

Necessary requirements include a valid Maine Class B driver’s license in good standing. Must have and maintain a good driving record. Undergo a pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment and pass a federally mandated drug test.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

Pay range $802.00/week.

Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. 

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City Benefits –

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 13 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.  Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.


The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624.

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