City of Portland - Maintenance Worker III - Athletic Facilities


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department: Athletic Facilities - 40 hours/week -  *Revised ad – Update to Necessary Requirements section

This position is part of the athletic facilities crew that maintains 40+ fields, over 94 acres and two synthetic turf stadiums. Must have the ability to operate a variety of automotive, athletic facility, park and lawn equipment, including equipment used in snow removal/snow plowing operations. Must possess experience in turf and athletic facility maintenance. Must have experience with small motor equipment repair/maintenance. Must have working knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods, materials and skills used in a variety of athletic facility maintenance responsibilities. Requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the general public. Excellent communication skills, the ability to work in a diverse environment that includes language diversity.  High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job duties. Must be able to work weekends, nights, and different shifts required by field rental and event commitment and winter operations. 

*Necessary requirements:  Candidate must have a valid Class B Maine Driver’s License in good standing or have the ability to obtain within the first 6 months of appointment date.  Also, must pass a federally mandated drug test at time of obtaining a Class B License. Must have and maintain a good driving record. Must undergo a pre-employment physical assessment.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

Labor & Trades Union – Grade 18 - Pay range starting at $834.00/week. 

Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. 


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City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes 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 and Thomas College.


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.


***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***    For the safety of our employees and our constituents, the City of Portland requires that new employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.  Candidates may request an accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs at the conditional offer stage.


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