Part-time (10-19hrs/wk) Cemetery Grounds Worker

  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Apr 03, 2019
Part Time Public Works
  • Salary: $10.89 - $16.63 Hourly

Job Description

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to perform manual and unskilled maintenance work involving GrandPrairie Memorial Gardens facilities. This is accomplished by making minor repairs to roads and sidewalks; operating heavy equipment; providing grounds maintenance; and maintaining the exterior and interior of facilities. Other duties include removing debris from the airport property; and interacting with other City employees, tenants, and citizens.


Essential Job Functions

  • Operates heavy equipment by performing maintenance activities; using equipment such as a skid steer, roller, loader, trucks, crack sealers, riding mower, tractor, and mobile sweeper.
  • Provides grounds maintenance by operating riding mower and tractor; maintaining common areas, large fields, and acreage; removing debris out of the mower's path; trimming trees; using a weed eater around trees; and cleaning along the edge of the fence with a mobile weed eater.
  • Maintains the exterior of facilities by removing trash and other debris; cleaning sidewalks and walkways; mowing grounds around the facility; using a weed eater around trees; checking trash cans and emptying them as needed; ensuring that facilities are neat and presentable.
  • Maintains the interior of facilities by assisting other employees and departments where needed; performing and assisting with remodel work.
  • Removes debris from the airport property by clearing debris such as fallen trees; cleaning inlets, curbs, and gutters of debris; clearing concrete channels of tree limbs and other debris.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma/GED preferred.
  • Must have basic knowledge of hand and power tools, weed-eating and riding mowers, be able to lift up to 50 lbs, be able to clean restrooms/toilets and windows on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions and have a flexible schedule.
  • This position is a part-time position working up to 19 hours per week.
  • Valid Texas Class C Driver's License
  • Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
  • The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given.
  • No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.
  • Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment.
  • Discussion Occasional: 20% or less of work time.


Additional Information

  • The position will be posteduntil filled.
  • Starting rate of pay to be adjusted based on experience.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Special Instructions

Continuous