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Seasonal Laborers - Closing Season - Parks - City of Kirkland ( Job # 17-0048)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $13.43 per hour
Maximum Salary: $17.28 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Community Services
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Perform general labor tasks and operate equipment as assigned for maintenance and/or development of the City's parks.  All assignments perform manual labor tasks using hand and power tools.  Positions may maintain park facilities and public grounds, prepare and groom ball fields, empty garbage, mow and trim grass and/or clean the City’s swimming pool. Above tasks relate to the fall cleanup and winterization of the parks sites.

Special Note

Only candidates whose skills most closely match position requirements will be contacted.  This is a limited duration employment and is anticipated to start in June and conclude November 30, 2017

Hours of Work

40 hours/week.  Work shifts will vary and include nights and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to operate basic hand and power tools and equipment, drive a pickup, maintain a valid Washington State Drivers License, and function effectively as a team player.  These positions require successful completion of a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous municipal experience in Parks maintenance or landscape maintenance preferred.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds; climb into and out of trenches and climb ladders.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.  

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Criminal History Release Form and a RCW Supplemental Questionnaire.


Various Parks Facility Locations

Kirkland, WA