Job Details

Maintenance Worker

Division: Licking Park District
Contact Name: Chelsea Markert
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 740-670-5150
Contact Fax: 740-670-5152
Date Posted: 3/19/2021
Application Form: Click Here
Position Location: Granville, Ohio
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Position Description:


  • Ability to correctly and safely operate power and hand tools, mowing equipment, tractors, utility vehicles, heavy equipment (skid steer), vehicles and trailers
  • Lead in maintaining the parks and trails within the Licking Park District jurisdiction, keeping the public use areas safe and free from hazards
  • Ensure safety practices on the work site, with self, staff, and volunteers
  • Address park and trail hazards in a safe manner and within an appropriate time frame
  • Treat park and trail users with respect
  • Report safety and maintenance concerns to the Director
  • Perform routine janitorial duties as required
  • Keep routine maintenance records and preventative maintenance schedules
  • Promote and maintain a positive and effective working relationship with volunteers, staff and the public
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable PERRP (BWC) safety standards that pertain to the essential functions of the position and all agency safety procedures
  • Remain informed of current developments and procedures pertinent to duties; may be required to attend seminars/training
  • Assist with setup and tear down of programs and special events
  • Carry out job functions with or without supervision
  • Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Brief Description:

This position will assist in maintaining the facilities, equipment, parks and trails within the Licking Park District jurisdiction, keeping the public use areas safe and free from hazards. Performs related work as required.

Job Prerequisites:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED required.
  • Experience in parks, trails, recreation or natural resources preferred.
  • Training or experience in the operation of chain saws, pruners and other power and hand tools required.
  • Training in general maintenance skills (electrical, plumbing, construction, carpentry, vehicle, landscaping, etc.) required.

Additional Qualifications (Agency/Dept. Qualifications):

  • Valid Ohio driver’s license. Driving record must be cleared.
  • First Aid, CPR & AED certification from American Red Cross, ANSI or American Heart Association.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain a Certified Pesticide Applicators license when requested.
  • Must be willing to obtain other certifications, playground, etc. as requested.
  • Must be able to walk long distances of one or multiple miles over varying terrain.
  • Must frequently lift and / or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform basic operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, pushing, lifting, grasping, talking and hearing.
  • Must be able to demonstrate dexterity and skillful use of hands.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
  • Must be flexible and able to work irregular hours occasionally, including evenings and weekends, or to cover emergencies
  • Driving of utility vehicles over rough park trails will be required.
  • Must be able to drive UTVs.
  • Must be able to load and haul trailers of various types.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.
Application Procedure:

Application Procedures: Submit completed application, resume and cover letter to the Licking County Human Resources Department, 20 South Second Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, Ohio 43055. Applications can be obtained in person in the Human Resources Department between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily or printed from the web site at

Successful candidates will be subject to Licking County’s pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Salary:           $16.00 - $19.00 / hour

About UFA:

The Licking Park District consists of 1,600+ acres of parks and preserves, and 45 miles of paved multi-use and 26 miles of natural surface trails within Licking County, OH, east of Columbus.

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly