Seasonal Groundskeepers – Cemeteries

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Municipal Government for Maine's largest City.


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department – Cemeteries Division – Deadline Extended –

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. 


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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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