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Job Title: Sr. Maintenance Worker
Category: Maintenance
Status: Open

The City of Fernandina Beach has openings for two full-time:


Title:                Sr. Maintenance Worker

Department:    Maintenance, Streets and Parks Division

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

Reports to:      Maintenance Director – Streets and Parks

Pay Grade:      125 ($12.05 - $18.98)



A.        Education and Experience:

High school graduate or GED. Three years of parks maintenance experience required. A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be considered by the City as a substitute for the minimum qualifications.


B.        Certifications:

Valid Florida driver’s license required.


C.        Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Skilled in the operation and basic maintenance of grounds-keeping, construction, and maintenance equipment required.  Knowledge of grounds-keeping, equipment operations, construction, and maintenance methods and practices required.  Interpersonal skills required.  Good physical condition and ability and willingness to perform manual tasks required. Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds. 


General Description

Skilled work in the operation of grounds-keeping, construction, and maintenance.  This is an active, physically demanding outdoor job.


Essential Functions


1.         Mow, weed, fertilize, and police city parks and athletic fields.  Perform mowing operations using mowers/tractors.

2.         Operate various grounds keeping, construction, and maintenance equipment as required in performance of job function.

3.         Install, maintain, and repair irrigation equipment.

4.         Prepare athletic fields for sports events such as baseball, football, soccer, etc.

5.         Assists with repairs, routine maintenance, painting, and light construction as related to the Maintenance department.

6.         Assist in clean-up activities.

7.         Read and interpret manuals to ensure safe and efficient operation of equipment.

8.         Comply with OSHA Safety and Health rules

9.         Attends and participates in administrative meetings as required

10.     Other duties as assigned.


Essential Physical Skills

Acceptable eyesight, hearing (with/without correction), Moderate lifting and carrying (up to 75 lbs.), walking, sitting, standing, kneeling, bending, stooping, crawling, driving, operating equipment 


Environmental Conditions

Works outside in various weather conditions with dust, dirt, noise, and vibrations.  Chemicals (insecticides, herbicides, etc.), cleaning supplies.  Works in or with moving objects.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.




Any qualified applicant who is interested in applying for this position should submit a General Application/Resume to:


City of Fernandina Beach

Attention: Human Resources Director

204 Ash Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Publication Date/Time:
8/25/2017 4:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Filled

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