Parks Maintenance Worker I or II - Town of Scarborough

The Town of Scarborough’s Community Services Department is seeking a Parks Maintenance Worker I or II. This is a full-time 40-hour per week position which involves semi-skilled manual labor performing various tasks and operating equipment used in the maintenance of recreational fields and town parks, and in the general repair of buildings and equipment. Employees in this class are responsible for the upkeep of a variety of athletic and municipal facilities and the safe and efficient operation of various maintenance equipment. Work involves mowing grass, painting athletic fields, and keeping parks and facilities clean. Work is performed under the supervision of the Parks and Recreation Division. 

Position Requirements: Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of a variety of equipment used in the mowing and upkeep of athletic fields and municipal grounds, as well as traffic laws, ordinances, and rules involved in the operation of automotive vehicles. Ability to operate trucks and lighter motorized equipment safely and according to laws and regulations. Ability to make minor repairs and adjustments and service automotive equipment.  Ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time under adverse climatic conditions with the capacity of physical strength and agility sufficient to perform all assignments of the job classification. Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays, as required. Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license and have demonstrated a good driving record.

Desirable Experience: Graduation from an accredited high school or GED program.  Considerable experience with trucks and field maintenance equipment. Extensive experience in athletic field management. Possess a CDL with a Passenger endorsement. Possess a Certificate that relates to Organic Turf Management and a Maine Applicators Pesticide License with 3B Turf and 6A Right of way categories desirable. In lieu of the above, any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered at the discretion of the Town of Scarborough.

All job applicants are required to apply online:

This position is open until filled. For additional information call 207.730.4025 or email   

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment.  Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We also have a balance with our commercial businesses. The newest area for businesses to locate in Scarborough is along the Haigis Parkway, located right at Exit 42 of the Maine Turnpike. We are a suburban community that offers open spaces, parks and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.

Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.

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