City of Portland - Athletic Facilities Maintenance Worker I


Parks, Recreation & Facilities DepartmentAthletic Facilities – 40 hours/week (Monday–Friday, 6:00am–2:00pm) - This is skilled and responsible work in the agricultural maintenance of City–owned athletic facilities that includes 40+ fields, over 94 acres and two synthetic turf stadiums.  Requirements: Ability to safely operate a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to understand and carry out oral and/or written instructions on agricultural input applications and record their effects; knowledge of ballfield maintenance, sports field regulations, turf care, landscaping and irrigation systems; ability to perform mathematical calculations and geometric layouts; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City staff; ability and willingness to work mandatory overtime during the winter period; must possess physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job under exposure to varied climatic conditions.  Must be able to work weekends, nights, and different shifts required by seasonal commitment.  Must possess valid Class C driver's license and must have and maintain a good driving record.  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check.  Pay rate starting at $762.31/week.


Benefits - 

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 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. 

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 more information or to apply online visit the Job Opportunities page of the City’s website at

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Send cover letter and resume to the

City of Portland, Maine

Human Resources Office

389 Congress St., Room 115

 Portland, ME 04101

Email to / Fax to (207) 874-8937



Deadline for applications is Thursday, December 3, 2020.



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