Landscaping & Maintenance Assistant

February 16, 2021 at 3:12 p.m.


Job Title: Seasonal Landscaping & Maintenance Assistant - Part Time

Department: Parks & Recreation

Accountable to: Maintenance Superintendent

Principal Purpose of Job: Is responsible for performing various maintenance duties to the buildings & grounds managed by the Logansport Parks Department.

Level of Authority: Performs duties as assigned by the Maintenance Superintendent.

Work Environment: Performs the majority of work outdoors, in restrooms, and in other recreation facilities.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain landscape vegetation by planting flowers, and removing weeds.
  2. Routinely pick up and remove trash throughout the parks.
  3. Clean & maintain pavilions, restrooms and other indoor recreational facilities.
  4. Paint as necessary.
  5. Perform maintenance duties during special events as requested and/or assigned.
  6. Follows safety rules established by the Parks Department, Insurance organization, OSHA, and other safety organizations.
  7. Upon request, provide assistance and information to all park patrons.
  8. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications and/or the ability to learn the following:

  1. Landscaping with flowers, and ornamental vegetation.
  2. Painting
  3. Operation of power equipment & tools (weed whip, blowers, power hedge trimmers, etc.)
  4. Basic tree trimming

Minimum Physical / Intelligence Requirements:

Parks Maintenance staff must be able to:

  1. Submit drug-free personal specimens for initial and random drug screens.
  2. Lift 50 pounds.
  3. Stand and walk for long periods of time.
  4. Work in extreme hot, wet, and cold weather conditions.                                                    
  5. Climb a stepladder.
  6. Listen and comprehend verbal & written instructions.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

  1. Full Time must be 18 years of age.
  2. Must hold a valid Indiana driver's license.
  3. Must be able to pass a formal background check.

Application and further information are available at:

Logansport Parks & Recreation Department, 1701 Dividend Dr. Logansport IN 46947,
574-753-6969 or online at

1701 Dividend Dr.
Logansport, IN 46947

Office: (574) 753-6969

Fax: (574) 992-8560

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