Top Parks Maintenance Worker Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Parks Maintenance Worker. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Parks Maintenance Worker resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.9% of Parks Maintenance Worker resumes contained Snow Removal as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Parks Maintenance Worker actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Parks Maintenance Worker resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Snow Removal

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Here's how Snow Removal is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Participated in leaf collection and snow removal operations.
  • Job duties included plumbing, electrical, carpentry, lawn and tree care, bathroom cleaning, snow removal.
  • Maintained up keep of Evans Parks and snow removal at the Community Building and Police Station.
  • Mow turf, irrigation repair, pesticide application, snow removal, general park upkeep.
  • Assisted in snow removal and salt application on park strips, sidewalks and parking lots.
  • Assist the county with their snow removal by plowing assigned streets.
  • Assisted with snow removal and miscellaneous gardening tasks as necessary.
  • Operated and maintained vehicles and equipment, snow removal equipment.
  • Clean parks light electrical plant flowers bushes trash removal snow removal
  • Snow removal of sidewalks and parking lots.
  • Assisted street department in city snow removal.
  • Perform basic snow removal and landscape work.
  • Snow removal in Downtown area and City Parks including shoveling, plowing and salting.
  • Performed snow removal and ploughed parking lots during winter storm events.
  • Snow Removal in winter months Kept up with maintenance of grounds for parks and county buildings Maintained trails all over the county
  • Snow removal Knowledge of audio-visual equipment preferred First aid and CPR trained and certified.
  • Trash removal / recycle Snow removal Utilized street sweeper Weed removal, trimmed hedges, and gardening Cleaned and secured Greenhouse

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2. Safety Hazards

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Here's how Safety Hazards is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Identified potential safety hazards, assisted in emergency procedures.
  • Reported all potential safety hazards to supervisor and co-workers.
  • Alerted supervisor and co-workers of potential safety hazards.
  • Reported any necessary repair or safety hazards.
  • Reported safety hazards to supervisor.
  • Provided park patrons with directions and answer questions about parks activities; report all safety hazards directly to supervisor.
  • Note and correct safety hazards; refer difficult problems/hazards for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
  • Identify safety hazards; respond to accidents and emergencies and administers first aid and CPR.
  • Identify potential safety hazards in parks and recreation areas.
  • Alerted all staff of potential safety hazards.
  • Operate, maintain and repair equipment and vehicles Identify and prioritize safety hazards and necessary maintenance.
  • monitor parks for any debris,safety hazards.Maintain lawns and shrubs,irrigation coverage,leaks.

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3. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Cited for excellence in interpersonal communications, customer service, teamwork, flexibility and reliability.
  • Provided customer service and security for visitors as needed and completed seasonal plantings.
  • Register campers, assist in customer relations/customer service.
  • Developed professional teamwork and customer service skills.
  • Worked to find solutions to issues that arose with camper and provided good customer service to all patrons of the park.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Promoted from Park Worker 1 due to effective customer service, cash handling, and managing skills.
  • Assisted with landscaping and trash removal Quality inspection of grounds Excellent customer service skills and work ethic
  • Acted as first line representative for park, handled cash, and provided exceptional customer service.
  • Learned How to work with a mass amount of customers, and provide excellent customer service!
  • Provided Customer Service to all park patrons by answering questions and providing directions to them.
  • Provided customer service to all patrons and directed them to designated areas of the park.
  • Provided daily excellent customer service to a demanding group of citizens who expected the best.
  • Provide excellent customer service; answered questions and directed to different areas of the park.
  • Provided a positive customer service experience to the patrons and visitors of the City.
  • Performed excellent customer service and greeted park patrons upon entry to park or event.
  • Provided customer service to park patrons to maintain a quality outdoor park experience.
  • Provide excellent customer service for Park visit, answering questions and giving directions.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service in knowledge in the maintenance of landscape designs.
  • Managed customer service issues, in person and over the phone.

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4. Playground Equipment

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Here's how Playground Equipment is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Fixed, replaced and maintained damaged or defective playground equipment Provided leadership while conducting general camp programs.
  • Maintained maintenance records and completed inspections of playground equipment.
  • Performed safety inspections on playground equipment.
  • Drive trucks around park, pick up litter, and fix any broken playground equipment.
  • Painted buildings, benches, playground equipment, fences and other structures.
  • Inspected and repaired playground equipment for safe use by the public.
  • Check playground equipment for damage and report needed repairs to supervisors.
  • Ensured that the playground equipment was in safe and operable condition.
  • Inspected and repaired all city recreation facilities and playground equipment.
  • Replenish mulch under playground equipment to keep the area soft.
  • Maintain the playground equipment and benches as well.
  • Maintain and repair playground equipment including safety checks.
  • Painted and restored Park benches and playground equipment.
  • Removed graffiti from walls and playground equipment.
  • Repair playground equipment and fences.
  • Paint and maintain playground equipment.
  • Maintain and control several different city park facilities in the assigned district for issues with defective playground equipment and safety surfaces.
  • Uphold the code including checking tree branches, ensuring vehicle safety and monitoring Playground equipment and security.
  • Paint over any grafitti on fence's or park bench's, or playground equipment.

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5. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • General maintenance of commercial business center parking lots.
  • General Maintenance* Worked with industrial cleaning agents.
  • Maintain irrigation systems, including timers, sprinkler heads, main lines, audits, clock programming and general maintenance repairs.
  • Perform general maintenance at buildings, on park grounds and flower beds, athletic fields, parkways and swimming pools.
  • Assisted in general maintenance work such as lawn mowing, sweeping and raking of litter and emptying of receptacles.
  • Performed landscaping and other general maintenance duties at parks and other municipal properties throughout the City of Olmsted Falls.
  • General maintenance of parks such as fixing benches, tables, playground equipment, and other equipment.
  • Performed general maintenance on large equipment including fairway units, greens units, and rough units.
  • Assisted in general maintenance work, including lawn mowing, edging, seeding, snow removal.
  • Performed light repair and general maintenance work in building and grounds of various public structures.
  • General maintenance of pumps and motors, boilers, and air handling units.
  • General maintenance of park including cleaning horse stalls and corrals.
  • General maintenance of city parks and other city property.
  • Park sanitation, general maintenance, and event prep.
  • General maintenance for the parks and recreation center.
  • Performed general maintenance of buildings and park grounds.
  • Performed general maintenance on the equipment used.
  • Assist in general maintenance work.
  • General maintenance on county parks.
  • Handled landscaping and general maintenance of Sinnissippi Park.

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6. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Operated power mowers along with edging equipment and related heavy equipment.
  • Operated a variety of company vehicles, heavy equipment and proactively trained in traffic control procedures.
  • Run heavy equipment to make new camping sites, replace broken water and sewer lines.
  • Take initiative to learn how to safely operate heavy equipment, power tools and machines.
  • Operate and/or drive a variety of light and heavy equipment as directed.
  • Learned how to use more heavy equipment and a zero turn mower.
  • Operate various heavy equipment and other vehicles.
  • Trained in the operation of heavy equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment and tools.
  • ground keeping, maintenance, plumbing, heavy equipment operating, and making sure park is running efficiently at all times.
  • Park maintenance Operated heavy equipment and vehicles with adjustable attachments to mow grass and bush weeds.
  • Performed vehicle inspections and operated or drived a variety of light and heavy equipment as directed.
  • Repair and install water linesMow city parks; trash removalStreet repairs using various heavy equipment
  • Tree service and Landscaping Operating heavy equipment Plumbing Repairs Welding, Cutting, and Grinding.

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7. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Cleaned, repaired and maintained mowers, trimmers, weed eaters, hand tools and city vehicles on a daily basis.
  • Work with a variety of power tools and hand tools on a daily basis in order to maintain parks landscape.
  • Have worked as a park aid for 2yrs on temporary basis using equipment and hand tools to maintain park
  • Operated and maintained heavy equipment, power tools, hand tools and other related items when needed.
  • Operated various hand tools and mechanical equipment, including chainsaws, wood chippers, skid-steer loaders.
  • Operated various landscaping machinery and hand tools to maintain public parks and playing fields.
  • Maintained, repaired, ordered, and picked up power and hand tools.
  • Used multiple hand tools and gas powered tools on daily bases.
  • Use hand tools and power tools to mount and install equipment.
  • Used feeler gauges, hand tools, power tools and pneumatic.
  • Use of power tools, hand tools and landscaping equipment.
  • Operate a variety of power and hand tools in semi-skilled projects
  • Used wide variety of equipment and hand tools.
  • Operate equipment and hand tools.
  • Utilized power and hand tools.
  • Hauled Mulch, Personal Equipment/ Tools, Dirt, And Use of Electric Hand Tools, Edger, Etc.
  • Performed landscape maintenance at Sonoma County Administration Center, used hand tools, and worked on crew
  • General park maintenence and landscaping using common hand tools, and gas powered landscaping equipment.
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, prunner and hedge/brush trimmers.
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brushtrimmers, or axes.

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8. Dump Truck

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Here's how Dump Truck is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Operate mowers, tractors, trencher, vehicles and heavy equipment such as dump trucks, backhoe and front loader.
  • Can operate front end loader grade tractor bobcat backhoe dump truck and other equipment found in park settings.
  • Use of equipment including, backhoe, bobcat, trimmer, lawnmower, dump truck, landscaping tools.
  • Load, unload and move materials to work sites using hand trucks, and mini dump trucks.
  • Operated heavy equipment including commercial mowers, dump trucks, bucket trucks, and scissor lifts.
  • Operated skid steer, backhoe, dump truck, and tractors to maintain outdoor park grounds.
  • Use machinery such as Bobcat, backhoe, and dump trucks to complete work orders.
  • Operated equipment such as dump trucks, front-end loaders, backhoes, tractors, etc.
  • Work the wood chipping truck, dump truck, and assorted park maintenance equipment.
  • Operated and maintained snow plow, dump truck, sand truck, heavy equipment.
  • Operated small and heavy machinery ranging from chainsaws to mowers to dump trucks.
  • Operated mowers, tractors, dump trucks, and various power tools.
  • Operated dump truck and took waste soil and rock to landfill.
  • Driven/supervised the sanitation packer and workers, also commercial dump trucks.
  • Operated a variety of equipment from Dump trucks to wood chippers.
  • Entrusted with dump truck loading/unloading and driving whenever it was used.
  • Utilized and operated city power equipment, including dump trucks.
  • Drive dump truck when cleaning leaves in parks.
  • Operated Single axel dump trucks, commercial mowers, hand held equipment, and utility tractors.
  • Maintained the city parks Operated heavy equipment (Back hoe, Dump truck, etc.)

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9. Athletic Fields

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Here's how Athletic Fields is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Operated field tractors, front-end loader, and CDL trucks utilized in the maintenance of open space recreational and athletic fields.
  • Streamlined maintenance procedures to turf and athletic fields Skills Used Budgeting, time management, communication, safety, risk management.
  • Prepare athletic fields for play by cleaning out playing areas, marking fields, painting lines and setting up goals.
  • Mowed athletic fields, parks and other grounds by cutting grass, watering & fertilizing the area.
  • Performed routine maintenance on parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, shelters and other recreational facilities.
  • Maintain athletic fields and natural areas such as lakes & other similar duties using MPRB equipment.
  • Maintained and prepared the numerous athletic fields at the Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex for use.
  • Provide Exceptionally Maintained Athletic Fields * Safely drive a city vehicle and/or other equipment.
  • Maintain public parks, athletic fields, and related facilities and equipment.
  • Maintained various athletic fields, preparing them for games and league events.
  • Maintain various types of athletic fields in county park system.
  • Maintain and prep athletic fields.
  • Prepare and maintain athletic fields.
  • Developed and managed an assigned maintenance schedule* Mowed and prepared athletic fields* Maintained and improved Holmen owned parks
  • Maintained landscaping around city facilities Set up athletic fields for city sports programs and other activities
  • Maintained 16 athletic fields by mowing, cleaning, and marking fields everyday.
  • Haul trailer with equipments to mark athletic fields.
  • Emptied trash receptacles and pick up litter Used weed whipper and gas-powered utility cart Painted markings on athletic fields Cleaned park buildings

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10. Irrigation Systems

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Here's how Irrigation Systems is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Determine irrigation needs and program sprinkler irrigation systems for turf and ornamental plantings.
  • Participated in major landscaping projects and installation of irrigation systems.
  • Performed irrigation systems maintenance and repairs.
  • Assisted with computerized irrigation systems.
  • Supervised and participated in installation and repair of irrigation systems up to 12 inch mains commonly found in park settings.
  • Install rock gardens, ponds, irrigation systems, retaining walls, fences, planters, or playground equipment.
  • Performed repairs (light plumbing maintenance, installation and maintenance of drip irrigation systems, etc.).
  • Operate riding and push mowers, ball diamond dresser, weed whacker.troubleshoot and repair irrigation systems.
  • Maintained city's parks, fields, trails, landscaping and irrigation systems, supervise CDF crews
  • Learned how to work and understand the City of Thornton's irrigation systems.
  • Performed seasonal lawn maintenance on grass, flowerbeds, irrigation systems and trees.
  • Maintain Grass Fields, Irrigation Systems, Plant Beds, and Playgrounds
  • Maintain bike trails, power tools, and irrigation systems.
  • Install, operate, maintain and repair irrigation systems.
  • Turf management, maintain and repair sprinkler and irrigation systems, and bowyers.

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11. Baseball Fields

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Here's how Baseball Fields is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Work with a team to maintain and up keep baseball fields and the surrounding sports park recreational areas.
  • Mowed, weeded, and maintained 5 baseball fields, 3 softball fields and one football field.
  • Maintained the cleanliness of parks, maintained grass length and maintained baseball fields according to league regulations.
  • Maintain all City Parks, Cemetery, repair sprinkler heads/lines, Softball/Baseball Fields, and restrooms.
  • Maintained all baseball fields throughout the city as well as all other sports fields.
  • Trained in prepping baseball fields during the Port Charlotte Invitational in 2007.
  • Maintained baseball fields and facilities Drove city trucks to job sites.
  • Prepare softball and baseball fields for park patron use.
  • Maintain Parks, baseball fields, and ice rink.
  • Maintained all parks and baseball fields and Astoria.
  • Care and maintenance of softball/baseball fields for tournaments.
  • Maintained baseball fields during the summer months.
  • Maintained and prepped baseball fields for games.
  • Park Maintenance Managed 6 baseball fields; prepared the fields; picked up litter; cleaned restrooms; 4 wheeler maintenance.
  • Park maintenance, Took trash out Condition baseball fields,Prepare baseball fields for games.
  • Worked on baseball fields, horsefarms, and public parks.
  • Drag,spike, and line 4 baseball fields for daily play.
  • Park Maintenance Assisted with maintenance of all 37 of the baseball fields in Cuyahoga Falls.
  • Mow park and baseball fieldsMower maintenance as neededUp-keep of park groundsCleaning up debris
  • Cleaned the city baseball fields Cut grass Groomed baseball fields Cut/replace turf

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12. Trash Cans

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Here's how Trash Cans is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Maintained the attractive appearance of city parks through mowing the grass, cleaning pavilions/bathrooms and emptying trash cans.
  • Emptied trash cans, changed bags, removed rubbish and disposed of refuse.
  • Edged grass, clean restrooms, empty trash cans other duties as assigned
  • Replace trash cans, clean them and replace liners 7.
  • Empty out trash cans in parks into dumpsters.
  • Checked all trash cans and serviced as required
  • Put away and set out Trash cans.
  • Pick up garbage and Clean trash cans.
  • Keep trash cans and grass clean on main street.
  • Emptied trash cans in parks.
  • Mowed and edged grass, picked up litter, dumped trash cans, swept facilities,maintained clean restrooms.
  • Emptied all trash cans at all parks in the Sylmar area.
  • tow trailers operate heavy equipment maintain park cleanliness by picking up litter, changing trash cans, and cleaning bathrooms.

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13. Grounds Maintenance

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Here's how Grounds Maintenance is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Work independently while performing semi-skilled grounds maintenance and repair work.
  • Preformed general landscaping and grounds maintenance.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of the campground including grounds maintenance, plumbing and electrical repairs as needed.
  • Maintained current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of building and grounds maintenance functions
  • Perform grounds maintenance including mowing, weed whipping and care for flower beds and hedges.
  • Performed general grounds maintenance such as refuse collection, landscape maintenance, and painting.
  • Trash collection and cleanup Ball field maintenance and grounds maintenance
  • Park maintenance (Semi-independent work in grounds maintenance)
  • Assisted with building and grounds maintenance work.
  • General building and grounds maintenance.
  • Performed a utility of facility and grounds maintenance tasks at multiple highly visible publicrecreation, parks, sport and water facilities.
  • Park Maintenance Maintained park grounds maintenance with mowing, aeration, hedging, mulch installation and removal of debris.
  • Operated a variety of standard power tools in grounds maintenance while repairing activities on a regular basis.
  • Operated backhoe, tractor, bushog, and chain saw * Set up for park activities, fencing and grounds maintenance.
  • Perform grounds maintenance and lawn care Keep plumbing lines flowing in cold weather Replace out of order water lines with backhoe
  • general grounds maintenance mowing, raking, brush clearing, trail maintenance trash/recycling, compost, use of power tools

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14. Ensure Safety

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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Provide interaction with the public to ensure safety while maintaining the rules and regulations.
  • Monitored parking lots to ensure safety of patron vehicles.
  • Water Park Maintenance* Utilized various titration methods to ensure safety of guest.
  • Enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Maintain and keep work area clean and clear of all debris to ensure safety and efficiency.
  • Spot trucks at the landfill area to ensure safety.

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15. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Maintained several parks, managed the parks during special events and assisted in the construction of new park features.
  • Deliver and set-up materials for meetings and special events, set up facilities and deliver equipment to storage.
  • Set up and staffed interpretive programs and special events, including Salmon Homecoming at Oxbow Regional Park.
  • Enjoy working with other crew members on cleaning parks for special events (team player).
  • Transported, loaded and unloaded facility equipment for special events and organized stock room.
  • Prepare park facilities for special events, and provide support to community events.
  • Assist with setup, tear-down and the operation of special events and functions.
  • Helped prep parks for special events affiliated with the City of Wichita Falls.
  • Prepared areas for special events (weddings, birthdays, etc.)
  • Assisted other departments and setting up areas for special events.
  • Assemble outdoor bleachers, stands and tables for special events.
  • Coordinated with management as needed to prepare for special events.
  • Loaded, transported and set-up equipment for special events.
  • Set up and assisted in town sponsored special events.
  • Assist with Ribbon Cuttings and special events as needed.
  • Prepared for and set up regular and special events.
  • Assisted with setup for special events.
  • Worked all special events (PGA Tour, Back to school events, etc.).
  • Trash removal of parks and special events, traffic control, some forestry, and maintenance of all equipment.
  • Supported execution of special events including Earth Day festivities at Lake Boren Park.

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16. Sprinkler Systems

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Here's how Sprinkler Systems is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Assist in minor maintenance work such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding and sprinkler systems.
  • Assisted with the installation and repairs of sprinkler systems and performed plumbing repairs to sinks and commodes.
  • Repaired fences and got them in working order form and installed and repaired sprinkler systems.
  • Mowed grass, emptied trash cans, as well as repaired and installed sprinkler systems.
  • Take care of lawns, and install/repair sprinkler systems.
  • Repaired sprinkler systems and performed system checks.
  • Learned maintenance on sprinkler systems.
  • Worked dealing with sprinkler systems, Service street construction and other city maintenance duties.
  • Maintained quality of baseball and soccer fields Participated on tournament field crew Supervised irrigation and sprinkler systems
  • maintain sprinkler systems,repair and maintain rentals ( park owned mobile homes ) lt elec.

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17. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Performed minor repair work and preventative maintenance procedures on mechanical equipment at parking facility.
  • Performed repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment such as vehicles, mowers and power tools.
  • Performed all repairs of industrial equipment including troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and fabrication.
  • Organized old units for new tenants and provided preventative maintenance for apartment community, contributing directly to customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained all equipment in the shop including scheduled preventative maintenance as well as repairing or replacing damaged equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on plant equipment Replaced oil in pumps and motors and disassembled pumps Performed fire-watch duties

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18. Clean Bathrooms

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Here's how Clean Bathrooms is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Open and clean bathrooms in 9 city parks.
  • Maintain park maintenance (clean cut grass, clean bathrooms, pick up trash, etc).
  • Clean bathrooms Help assisted with waving the pool and checking the PH.
  • Clean park ,blow leaves, clean bathrooms , lock park house, cut down tress, assist other park workers.
  • Helped clean bathrooms and repair broken sink and tub faucets -Raked leaves and cleaned parking lots of dirt and debris
  • Clean bathrooms, back offices and stock rooms, including sweeping, mopping, dusting and some floor buffing.

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19. Flower Beds

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Here's how Flower Beds is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Care for established lawns by weeding, trimming, and edging around flower beds, walks and walls.
  • Maintain clean park areas by picking/dumping trash Paint park signs, planting trees and laying flower beds.
  • Fertilize and maintain plants and lawn areas and flower beds.
  • Mulched and maintained flower beds and planters.
  • Discovered creativity skills when planting flower beds.
  • Trimmed trees/brush and flower beds.

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20. Janitorial

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Here's how Janitorial is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Perform janitorial work in District buildings.
  • Fix sprinkling systems that have been broken Do Janitorial work to public restrooms when necessary.
  • Provide janitorial services for Roeding Park and as needed for Woodward Park.
  • Permit sales, passport ranger * CRS operations * Park maintenance, mowing, weed-whipping * Janitorial * Enforcing park policy
  • General Grounds /Janitorial/ Security/Painting/ Carpet Cleaning
  • Provided general cleaning and janitorial work throughout facility including reception and lobby area, and public restrooms.

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21. Hazardous Materials

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Here's how Hazardous Materials is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Flag hazardous materials, sweep, rake, and collect leaves and debris for pickup.
  • Maintained Edgewater beaches, disposing of hazardous materials thereby ensuring public safety.
  • inspect playgrounds for hazardous materials or damages.
  • Park Maintenance Maintain adequate supply levels Removed waste and hazardous materials from parks Clean Bathrooms Provide guidance for park attendees
  • Located and Eliminated Spills, Processed Hazardous Materials per Company Guidelines and Procedures.
  • Handle hazardous materials and chemicals while follow safety protocols and procedures.

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22. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Work closely with coworkers and supervisor to ensure safe environment for public.
  • Provided a safe environment for visitors and staff.
  • Maintain a safe environment in parks.
  • Park Maintenance Clean and maintain parks, playgrounds and surrounding areas to provide a safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment for all park patrons Ensured that that the playground and equipment was safe to us
  • Maintained a Safe Environment for Children to play Cleaned RestRooms Emptied Out Garbage Cans Removed Graffiti Painted Gates and Benches

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23. Soccer

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Here's how Soccer is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Facilitated Little League Sports, including T-ball, basketball, flag football, and soccer.
  • Landscaped softball and soccer fields in preparation for events.
  • Maintained baseball, softball, and soccer fields.
  • Prepare and maintain soccer and football fields by hubbing or marking the fields at the beginning of the season.
  • Water leaks, fallen posts or timber, dig trenches with kubota tractor, baseball and soccer field maintenance.
  • Maintain eight full sized soccer fields and four full sized softball field.
  • Prepped baseball and soccer fields - Mowed Parks and ran construction equipment - Helped organize and manage festivals and city events
  • Performed repairs on equipment * Grounds keeper, cleaned facilities * Plow/hauled snow, Prepped/marked baseball & soccer fields
  • Maintained parks Supervised wading pool Prepared fields for sporting events, baseball, soccer etc.
  • Cut grass -Sports field caretaker (baseball, softball, soccer, football) -Tree trimming -Janitorial services for park restrooms

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24. Chain Saws

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Here's how Chain Saws is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Operate and maintain equipment including string trimmers, lawn mowers, tractors, and chain saws.
  • Perform various tree trimming and limb cutting with chain saws and pole saws.
  • Operate mowers, chain saws and small power tools and other similar equipment.
  • Maintained lawn equipment, mowers, chain saws, generators and string trimmers.
  • Maintained equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, trimmers and augers.
  • Operate mowers, chain saws and small power tools Prepare planting beds and plants trees, shrubs and flowers.
  • operate power tools such as chain saws, weedwackers, hand held blowers etc.

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25. Picnic Tables

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Here's how Picnic Tables is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Cleaned facilities on a daily basis- Occasional mowing and tree trimming- Painted and repaired picnic tables
  • Painted the park benches and picnic tables; removed graffiti from park buildings and furniture.
  • Sanded and painted walls, play equipment, signs, picnic tables and benches.
  • Painted picnic tables and other park structures using spray gun and other devices.
  • Painted cabins, picnic tables, and children's playground equipment.
  • Painted park benches and picnic tables.
  • Repaired wooden picnic tables and benches.
  • Performed liter control,, cleaned and repaired shelters, picnic tables, grills, playgrounds, and cleaned restrooms.

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26. Landscape Maintenance

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Here's how Landscape Maintenance is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Performed landscape maintenance such as mowing, trimming, pruning, mulching, and tree planting/removal.
  • Performed entry level work under direct supervision of crew leaders in a variety of landscape maintenance needs
  • Landscape maintenance such as weeding, mowing, trimming, edging, and leaf blowing.
  • Landscape maintenance - Operation of mowers, edger, chainsaw and other landscaping equipment.
  • Landscape maintenance duties were mowing of easements and parks.
  • Water, landscape maintenance and snow removal.
  • Utilize a variety of hand and power tools in park landscape maintenance work Load and operate rear loaders garbage compactor truck
  • Pool and Landscape Maintenance Responsible for cutting and trimming of grass and other landscaping.
  • Utilized a a variety of hand and power tools in park landscape maintenance work.

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27. Prune

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Here's how Prune is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Can operate all motorized equipment such as blowers weed trimmer pruner edger mowers and all equipment associated with turf management.
  • Pruned trees, shrubs and hedges using saws and pruners.
  • Pruned and trimmed trees; removed dead or falling limbs.
  • Trim and prune back roses on a yearly basis 3.
  • Pruned shrubs; maintained plants, and flowers in planters.
  • Watered, planted, pruned as needed.
  • Pruned shrubs and small trees.
  • Fell and pruned trees up to ~45ft *Drove pickups and dump trucks with full loads on park and public roads.
  • Planted, watered, trimmed, pruned various vegetation such as flowers, shrubs, and pulled weeds as needed.
  • Pruned trees, shrubs and other landscaping to preserve natural habitat Replaced and repaired lighting fixtures and displays.
  • Pruned and sheared tree tops and limbs in order to control growth, increase densityand improve shape.
  • Limbed and pruned a variety of tree species, including Cared for established lawns by mulching, aerating and weeding.
  • Park Maintenance - Weed-eat - Edge - Trim Bushes - Prune Trees - Pouring Concrete - Maintain Playground equipment

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28. Building Maintenance

average Demand
Here's how Building Maintenance is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Conducted routine building maintenance, including basic electrical and plumbing repairs.
  • Executed minor semi-skilled interior building maintenance.
  • Perform general grounds maintenance and routine building maintenance at park, recreation and community centers, and other buildings.
  • Maintained three parking facilities, lawn care, building maintenance, repair ticket machines, and supervised parking attendants.
  • Performed grounds keeping and building maintenance duties as well as maintaining cleanliness of comfort stations.
  • Preformed building maintenance to Parks building (painting, buffing and waxing etc.)
  • Contributed to all aspects of park maintenance including building maintenance, grounds maintenance.
  • Lead personnel for building maintenance.
  • Perform building maintenance duties such as grafetti removal, painting and light mechanical tasks.
  • Performed various tasks involving building maintenance such as hvac repair and installation.
  • Park Maintenance Aid Duties: Maintain the park grounds including weed removal, tree services, landscaping, irrigation Building maintenance
  • Maintain the park playgrounds * Secure work areas * Building maintenance
  • Operated/Maintained machinery Installed playground equipment Playground safety inspections General building maintenance Maintained 30 parks Lead landscaping crew
  • Grass cutting Sanitation Tree Pruning Weed Wacking Building maintenance

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29. Recreation Areas

average Demand
Here's how Recreation Areas is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Inspect park, playground, and recreation areas for hazards and unsafe conditions and make necessary repairs or modifications as needed.
  • Cut grass, trimmed weeds, and performed leaf removal on all recreation areas on a routine basis.
  • Worked with a team of employees in maintaining all city parks and recreation areas.Safely utilized and maintained tools and power equipment.
  • Evaluate recreation areas, facilities, and services to determine if they are producing desired results.

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30. City Property

low Demand
Here's how City Property is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Performed other job-related duties as assigned and operated light / heavy equipment safely around city property's safely.
  • Painted and repaired damaged/defaced city property.
  • Employed by the City of Hudson to maintain city parks, roads, and city property.
  • Maintained city property, and assisted the Parks and City Maintenance Dept.
  • Work independently and with team members to preserve and beautify city property.
  • Trim city property grass weekly Dispose of fallen or hazardous trees Maintain and repair work equipment

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31. Manual Labor

low Demand
Here's how Manual Labor is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Performed routine manual labor in parks, playgrounds, at recreation centers or other public grounds or buildings.
  • Performed manual labor to maintain parks, parkways, golf courses, recreation centers and structures.
  • Performed manual labor tasks such as weeding, digging, sweeping, and raking.
  • Perform manual labor including lifting heavy weights, stooping, bending and twisting;
  • Utilize a variety of hand and power tools in park landscape Preform manual labor Preform cleaning duties daily
  • Maintain the park( manual labor work etc.

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32. Maintenance Equipment

low Demand
Here's how Maintenance Equipment is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Cleaned and stored lawn maintenance equipment responsibly and safely.
  • Performed a variety of duties to assist in the repair of maintenance equipment.
  • Operated and maintained various ground keeping and maintenance equipment.
  • Maintain and repair commercial landscape and maintenance equipment.
  • Supervised 14 of the city's parks Planned daily work schedule Operated city vehicle and maintenance equipment

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33. Safety Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Applied necessary chemicals to clean and disinfect restroom floors, urinals, commodes, and sinks while using established safety procedures.
  • Led crews in the construction of BMP's, tailgate safety meetings, and decontamination safety procedures.
  • Monitor activities to ensure to customer understands and listens to the rules and safety procedures.
  • Performed work safely in accordance with department safety procedures and the County Safety Program.
  • Followed safety procedures when using a variety of tools and maintenance equipment.
  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures and practices.
  • Promote and enforce safety procedures; render first aid and CPR.
  • Collected and disposed of trash and debris using proper safety procedures.
  • applied all safety procedures, practices and requirements including reporting of problems.

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34. Sports Fields

low Demand
Here's how Sports Fields is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Position consisted of maintaining parks, renovation of sports fields, and the use of heavy machinery
  • Cleared snow and leaves from parks, rights-of-way, sidewalks, and sports fields and courts.
  • Litter control, painting, maintain sports fields with appropriate necessities.
  • Assisted in mowing and maintaining sports fields as assigned.
  • Cleaned up parks and sports fields.
  • Check for damage in parks, town square, restrooms, play structures, and sports fields.
  • Park Maintenance Managed and maintained five sports fields and parks Utilized heavy equipment when necessary Managed Storage Facilities

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35. Equipment Repair

low Demand
Here's how Equipment Repair is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Perform minor repair work including plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry, metal work and vehicle and equipment repair.
  • Performed minor repair work including but not limited to plumbing, masonry, electrical, painting, and equipment repair.
  • Completed routine grounds maintenance such as raking, mowing, planting, and/or playground maintenance and equipment repairs.
  • Performed minor repair work including but not limited to vehicle and equipment repair.
  • Honed hands on skills while performing equipment repair and maintenance.

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36. Recreational Facilities

low Demand
Here's how Recreational Facilities is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Assist in directing everyday work of recreational facilities.
  • Performed a variety of duties involving the maintenance, construction, and repair of parks and recreational facilities.
  • Performed unskilled and semi-skilled tasks involving the maintenance, construction and repair of park & recreational facilities.
  • Performed safety audits of recreational facilities and inventory of plants, trees and equipment.
  • Maintain recreational facilities, paint, repair fences and benches.
  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities.
  • Operated landscaping and grounds keeping equipment to maintain the upkeep of all Evesham Township Parks and Recreational Facilities.
  • Park Maintenance Responded to maintenance requests for Ann Arbor's parks and recreational facilities.
  • Provided sanitation services for Lakeville's parks, pavilions, and recreational facilities.

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37. Leaf Blower

low Demand
Here's how Leaf Blower is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Use leaf blower in baseball grandstands to remove any trash, water down baseball diamond and drag infield with grading wire.
  • Maintained parks within the city Operated lawnmowers, weed whackers, and leaf blowers Maintained a clean and safe work environment
  • Operate backpack leaf blower to clean store fronts and areas in parking lots that the truck can't reach.
  • Operated power tools such as lawn mowers, leaf blowers, weed whackers and snow blowers.
  • Operate leaf blower, weed whacker to maintain the appearance of the park and surrounding area.
  • Rake leaves, operate leaf blower, cut, trim, and shape hedges and shrubbery.
  • Operated leaf blower, lawn mower, and weed whacker to beautify parks and green streets.
  • Operate lawn mowers, chainsaws, leaf blowers, as well as other maintenance machinery.
  • Maintain lawns and other green spaces using weed whackers, leaf blowers and power mowers.
  • Job titles included maintaining lawn mowers leaf blowers and weed eaters.
  • Utilized leaf blowers, hedgers and trimmers to maintain park.
  • Experience with weed whacking, power washing and leaf blowers.
  • Operated leaf blower and weed whacker to keep park clean.
  • Leaf blower, shovel gravel, edge curbs with trimmer, weed control, lay mulch, pick up trash.
  • Operate a leaf blower and blow cut grass, leaves, and bark.
  • Operated mowers, leaf blowers, chainsaws, electric clippers, sod cutters and pruning saws in a safe manner.
  • Operate variouse mowers, weedeater, leaf blowers, & sand-pro & line painting machine for ballfields.

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38. Tree Removal

low Demand
Here's how Tree Removal is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Make sure that parks are safe for park patron's use by performing tree maintenance and tree removal.
  • Landscape upkeep including: gardening, mowing, watering, tree removal and replacement, etc.
  • Park Maintenance, Street cleaning, Garbage collection, Tree removal, demolition/repair, etc.
  • Tree removal and chipping of the tree, landscaping of city hall.
  • Tree removal including bucking and felling of trees.
  • Aided with tree removal, landscaping, mowing, and weedwhacking.
  • Cut and trim grass.Repair playground equipment and fences.Tree removal.

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39. Maintenance Tasks

low Demand
Here's how Maintenance Tasks is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Skilled laborer with hands-on experience in handling general repair and maintenance tasks, cleaning grounds, graffiti removal and disposing trash.
  • Complete various maintenance tasks to ensure that the parks and facilities are operational and hazard free.
  • Complete a required work list of park maintenance tasks.
  • Performed various interior and exterior custodial maintenance tasks for residential and commercial properties.
  • Performed property maintenance tasks as required for a family rental property business.
  • Transported materials and tools necessary to perform maintenance tasks to different locations.

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40. Public Areas

low Demand
Here's how Public Areas is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Mopped any wet areas, removed trash from public areas, restored restrooms, and replenished supplies as needed.
  • Charged with maintaining park facilities and land including debris and tree removal and maintaining roadways and all public areas.
  • Work under direction of full-time Maintenance Worker to maintain city parks, trails, and public areas.
  • Mowed, watered and used a weed eater to maintain public areas within the town.
  • Clean and remove litter from parks, parking lot, and other public areas.
  • Maintained parks in the town area as well as other public areas.
  • Clean and maintain picnic areas, bandstands and other public areas.
  • Maintained public areas and parks of Port Washington and assisted in the construction of city projects LEADERSHIP
  • Maintained upkeep of public areas Supply Stocking Trash Disposal Various tasks assigned by supervisor

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41. Special Projects

low Demand
Here's how Special Projects is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Hired over the spring and summer season to assist with daily operations and special projects at the Grand Haven State Park.
  • Assigned to groups to complete special projects.
  • Supervised crews and special projects.
  • Supported supervisor with administrative functions and special projects.
  • Coordinate special projects as directed by management.
  • Assist Maintenance supervisor in special projects

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42. Public Safety

low Demand
Here's how Public Safety is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Maintained swimming pool filtration system, chemicals and all pool related structures to guarantee public safety.
  • Perform patrol functions for security and public safety for Milwaukee County Parks.
  • Work closely with public safety services to ensure park safety.
  • Maintained grounds and irrigation equipment Inspected and addressed facility issues for public safety concerns.

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43. Public Facilities

low Demand
Here's how Public Facilities is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Maintained and sanitized public facilities.
  • Set up maintenance disciplines, managed and maintained multiple public facilities and trails.
  • Cut and maintain grass of public facilities.
  • Clean, maintain public facilities.
  • Opened and locked public facilities.
  • Maintain landscaping and repair public facilities at community parks, ball fields, streetscapes, and cemeteries.
  • Provided safe and clean public facilities year round, free of hazards, debris and snow.
  • Landscaped village property Maintained public facilities Removal of invasive plant species

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44. Picnic Areas

low Demand
Here's how Picnic Areas is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Clean park building, shelters, restrooms and picnic areas.
  • Maintained clean restrooms and picnic areas.
  • Maintained trails and picnic areas.
  • Clean vault latrines, restrooms, picnic areas; mow grass, haul trash.

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45. Toro

low Demand
Here's how Toro is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Skilled driver of tractors and Toros in landscaping operations.
  • Cut fairways, greens, teeboxes, and approaches on Toro greens and fairway machines.
  • Performed aerification on entire course using Toro walk behind and riding machines.
  • Operate Company Vehicles, Toro Buggys and Sand-Pro.
  • Trouble shooting irrigation control box's (Rainbird, Hunter, Toro *Osmac, Orbit, and Nelson).
  • Maintain all athletic fields -Operate 4700 lawn mower -Operate toro john deer gators

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46. General Public

low Demand
Here's how General Public is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Promote outdoor education and natural resource management to local elementary schools and general public.
  • Presented exhibit information to general public.
  • Performed office automation tasks, interacted with the general public, and processed permits for usage of park areas and facilities.
  • Assist in providing informational, educational and safety services to the general public in person and over the telephone.
  • Interacted courteously and tactfully with the general public.
  • Completed landscaping projects Often worked alone and dealt with the general public.
  • Operated and handled heavy landscape tools and machinery Custodial and lawn maintenance experience Interacted with the general public on a daily basis

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47. Baseball Diamonds

low Demand
Here's how Baseball Diamonds is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Maintained the grass, baseball diamonds, and pools.
  • Prepare baseball diamonds, Machine Maintenance
  • Groomed and lined baseball diamonds for the city youth teams.Led small teams of 2-6 people on an assortment of jobs.
  • Worked closely with Jim Yushka servicing and maintaining city pool, baseball diamonds, and parks.
  • Charged with sanitation and maintenance of the public pool Prepared and maintained baseball diamonds prior to games Mowed grass throughout parkInvolvement:

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48. Public Restrooms

low Demand
Here's how Public Restrooms is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Maintain public restrooms around the city properly wash every week as well as properly stock all needed amenities daily.
  • Open and close public restrooms.
  • Cleaned public restrooms, including but not limited to scrubbing sinks, toilets, countertops, etc.
  • Sanitized public restrooms from impurities with cleansing disinfectants.
  • Replace and supply all products used to maintain public restrooms.
  • Cleaned public restrooms, including scrubbing sinks, toilets, countertops and mirrors.

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49. Replenish Supplies

low Demand
Here's how Replenish Supplies is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Sanitize comfort stations and replenish supplies; paint interior and exterior of parks facilities.
  • clean parks playground and surrounding area sanitize comfort stations replenish supplies remove graffiti from walls play ground equipment and comfort sattions
  • Clean parks, playgrounds, and surrounding areas; sanitized comfort stations and replenish supplies; paint benches and exterior facilities.
  • Sanitize comfort stations and replenish supplies and paint park's facilities from time to time; occasionally.
  • Replenish supplies, such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.
  • Replenish supplies, such as paper towel, toilet paper, and other bathroom items.

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50. Tennis Courts

low Demand
Here's how Tennis Courts is used in Parks Maintenance Worker jobs:
  • Maintain tennis courts and park.
  • Prepare the tennis courts and play groundms areas for every day usage.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Parks Maintenance Worker

Snow Removal16.5%
Safety Hazards15.3%
Customer Service8%
Playground Equipment7.6%
General Maintenance6.3%
Heavy Equipment4.7%
Hand Tools4.1%
Dump Truck3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Parks Maintenance Worker

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Snow Removal
Snow Removal
11.9%
11.9%
2
2
Safety Hazards
Safety Hazards
11.1%
11.1%
3
3
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.8%
5.8%
4
4
Playground Equipment
Playground Equipment
5.5%
5.5%
5
5
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
3.4%
3.4%
7
7
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
3%
3%
8
8
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
2.8%
2.8%
9
9
Athletic Fields
Athletic Fields
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Irrigation Systems
Irrigation Systems
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Baseball Fields
Baseball Fields
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Trash Cans
Trash Cans
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Grounds Maintenance
Grounds Maintenance
2%
2%
14
14
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Special Events
Special Events
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Sprinkler Systems
Sprinkler Systems
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Clean Bathrooms
Clean Bathrooms
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Flower Beds
Flower Beds
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Janitorial
Janitorial
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Hazardous Materials
Hazardous Materials
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Soccer
Soccer
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Chain Saws
Chain Saws
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Picnic Tables
Picnic Tables
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Landscape Maintenance
Landscape Maintenance
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Prune
Prune
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Building Maintenance
Building Maintenance
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Recreation Areas
Recreation Areas
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
City Property
City Property
1%
1%
31
31
Manual Labor
Manual Labor
1%
1%
32
32
Maintenance Equipment
Maintenance Equipment
1%
1%
33
33
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Sports Fields
Sports Fields
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Equipment Repair
Equipment Repair
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Recreational Facilities
Recreational Facilities
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Leaf Blower
Leaf Blower
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Tree Removal
Tree Removal
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Maintenance Tasks
Maintenance Tasks
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Public Areas
Public Areas
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Public Safety
Public Safety
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Public Facilities
Public Facilities
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Picnic Areas
Picnic Areas
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Toro
Toro
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
General Public
General Public
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Baseball Diamonds
Baseball Diamonds
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Public Restrooms
Public Restrooms
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Replenish Supplies
Replenish Supplies
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Tennis Courts
Tennis Courts
0.6%
0.6%

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