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City of West Des Moines Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker II in West Des Moines, Iowa

Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker II

  • Type:Seasonal/Temporary

  • Salary/Pay Rate:$17.75 - $20.58/hour

  • Posted Date:10/16/2020

    Job DetailsDescription

DepartmentPublic Services

Benefits Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits

Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service position

Regular Hours


Weekend and On Call Work as Required

Tentative Start Date November/December 2020

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor, the Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker provides grounds maintenance services for parks, municipal building grounds, Jordan Cemetery, and the Valley Junction business district. Some of the duties performed include mowing, snow removal, restroom and shelter cleaning, trash and litter removal, equipment maintenance, herbicide and pesticide application, and general customer service. Average duration of seasonal employment is 4 to 9 months.

Deadline to ApplyOpen until filled - Review of applications will begin immediately

Requirements Requires high school diploma or equivalent, ability to lift greater than 50 lbs, valid driver’s license, and a validCommercial Applicator Pesticide Certification. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply:

1.Profile: You MUST complete an online Applicant Profile. A link is provided below to our Online Application System.

2.Qualifications/Certifications/Licenses: Under the Resume & Qualifications section, make sure to list any certifications or licenses you currently hold. This may include but not limited to: Commercial Pesticide Certification.

3.Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Finish & Apply is located on the Apply For Job section after you have completed your profile. Once you have applied, it will be listed under your My Applications tab. Any applications marked as Status: Incomplete, have not been submitted.)

All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. We will not accept incomplete profiles. Communication throughout this process (including invitations to any examinations and/or interviews) will be made via the email supplied through the City's on-line application system. It is recommended to check your email "Junk" or “Spam” folder for emails from the City of West Des Moines. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Physical/Drug Test

Post offer, pre-employment physical and drug test are required.

Apply Here!City of West Des Moines Online Application System

Instructions & FAQ's

You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There areInstruction Sheetsunder the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in ourFAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources515-222-3616.

If you are currently employed with the City, please contact Human Resources at515-222-3616 for instructions on how to log in.

Contact Information


Human Resources, 1st floor, Suite 1E

4200 Mills Civic Parkway

PO Box 65320

West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320

515-222-3616 (phone)

515-273-0601 (fax)