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Application Information

For an application, you may download the application form (pdf) or pick one up at the City of Decatur Human Resources Department at 402 Lee Street NE, Decatur, AL 35602. A completed employment application along with a current resume must be submitted by the posted deadline for the position of interest.

Mail to:
Human Resources Department
City of Decatur
P.O. Box 1984
Decatur, AL 35602

Email to:
employment@decatur-al.gov

Parks Maintenance Associate I

Department: Parks & Recreation
Position Type: Standing Application

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • This position assists in the maintenance of city parks, athletic fields, and related facilities; performs turf management duties; prepares athletic fields for play.
  • Installs and maintains landscaping. Removes litter and debris from playgrounds, parking lots, pavilions, and other park facilities; empties trash receptacles.
  • Assists in preparing for tournaments, special events, and programs.
  • Trims, removes and provides care for trees, bushes and ornamental plants.
  • Inspects playground and reports maintenance needs to supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alabama for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Completed employment application, with current resume (if available), must be returned to the City of Decatur Human Resources Department by the posting closing date. May be delivered in person or:

Mailed to: P. O. Box 1984, Decatur, AL 35602

Emailed to: employment@decatur-al.gov

Faxed to: (256) 341-4895

The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890.

Due to the volume of responses received, we will not be able to provide a status of consideration. Candidates who have been selected for the next step in the review process will be notified.

The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

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