Seasonal Groundskeepers – Parks

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Municipal Government for Maine's largest City.


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

June through November Full-Time Schedule (40 hours/week) – Responsibilities include trail maintenance, mowing (push and riding mowers), trimming, litter/debris collection and general park maintenance.  Landscaping and equipment experience preferred but not required.  Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must.

Applicants for Groundskeeper positions can be 16 or 17 years old but with certain work restrictions.  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.

Parks 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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