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Park Maintenance Assistant (Parks and Civic Center)

at City of Santa Ana

Pay: $16.41 to $19.98/hour
$16.41 - $19.98
Posted: 9/16/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2474857
Keywords: office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community.

This is a part-time position. The incumbent will work up to 20 hours per week. Work schedule is to be determined. There are currently three vacancies. Two at Parks and one at Civic Center area but this number is subject to change. This recruitment is open until further notice and can close at any time and without notice. Bilingual pay is an additional $1.01/hr, if applicable.

Essential Functions Include But Are Not Limited To

Under general supervision, opens and closes park restrooms; assists in maintaining cleanliness of facilities; assists with aquatic custodial maintenance of lakes, pools, fountains and zoo aquatic exhibits; assists with synthetic sport turf grooming and cleaning maintenance; assists with keeping civic center and park facilities safe and clean by performing general landscape/grounds maintenance and minor repair duties; may operate various related tools and equipment; loads and unloads objects and materials weighing up to 95 pounds; conducts routine maintenance checks; reports unsafe conditions when discovered; participates cooperatively in work team activities and performs other related tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age and possess and retain a California Class "C" Driver's License as a condition of employment; a minimum of one year of job related experience in landscaping maintenance; education and experience equivalent to high school graduation; basic to intermediate skill in using a personal computer and software programs; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the desirable knowledge and abilities:


Knowledge of: personal computers, including current office software applications and Windows operating system. Basic landscape and facility maintenance procedures.

Ability to: work in a team environment and provide quality internal customer support to end-users; understand and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing; use correct grammar and spelling; use telephone, copier and computer; be well-organized and pay attention to detail; exercise good judgment; work in a public setting; communicate effectively with the general public and be courteous and professional when dealing with others; perform job duties with a high degree of accuracy. 

Special Requirement: Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull items weighing up to 95 lbs.

Special Working Condition: Must be willing and able to work irregular hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays, as needed, as a condition of employment.

Selection Process

All applicants are required to complete and submit a City application form online and answer the supplemental questionnaire.  Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City online application.
Click on the "Apply" link located at the top of this page. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide
The Human Resources Department and the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department will review the applications and those candidates who possess the most pertinent qualifications will be invited for an oral interview by the hiring department. For additional information, please call Ron Ono at (714) 571-4220.
NOTE: Prior to appointment, a background records check and medical exam will be conducted.
The City of Santa Ana is an equal opportunity employer. If you consider yourself a person with a disability, you may contact us regarding providing reasonable accommodation.