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Seasonal Maintenance Worker - City of Sammamish ( Job # 19-0021)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $16.00 per hour
Maximum Salary: $18.00 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Parks & Recreation
Closes: April 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)



The City of Sammamish is recruiting for Seasonal Maintenance Workers to work up to four (4) months in Parks & Recreation throughout the summer beginning as early as May 1, or at a reasonably agreed upon start date no later than June 15, 2019.  All employees will be under the supervision of the Parks Maintenance Supervisor and wage will be dependent on experience.  Technical and field leadership is provided by the full-time lead Parks Maintenance Worker. 

Because of the small size of the city staff, each staff member is expected to perform a wide range of field duties as may be required from time to time.  This position is eligible to earn overtime for hours worked over forty (40) per workweek.


Work under the supervision of the Parks & Maintenance Supervisor.  Technical and field leadership provided by the Maintenance Workers.

General Functions:

Perform general maintenance duties including preparation of athletic fields at assigned city and park sites or basic maintenance tasks including vegetation control; asphalt, concrete, gravel and drainage repairs.  Operates a range of small powered and specialized equipment.  Provides support for special events.  May perform duties of similar complexity in more than one maintenance area as required or assigned.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Perform routine tasks such as weeding, raking, watering, hand mowing, edging, shoveling, litter pick-up, cleaning and repairing trails, ponds, streets, grounds and other public facilities.
  2. Assist other employees as assigned.
  3. Possession of a valid Washington State Driver’s license and good driving record is required.  Ability to drive a city vehicle.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to:

  1. Learn general principles of landscape, streets and pond maintenance.
  2. Safely operate light-duty trucks, hand mowers and a variety of hand tools used in maintenance.
  3. Lift up to 50 pounds and perform a variety of physical tasks and heavy labor.

Tools and Equipment Used:

Equipment such as push mowers, light duty trucks; power edgers, blowers and string trimmers; shovels, rakes, etc.

Additional Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to:

  1. Get along with others and work as a member of a team.
  2. Identify work hazards and practice general safety procedures.
  3. Interact with the public in an effective, customer friendly manner.
  4. Communicate information effectively verbally and in writing.
  5. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  6. Work independently without direct supervision in the field.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent required.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job.  Ability and interest in outdoor maintenance work in all types of weather.  Experience in maintenance or other related work preferred.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties are performed primarily outdoors in a variety of terrains, under a variety of weather conditions, including sun, rain, wind, mud, and snow, for periods of approximately eight hours/day.  Duties are frequently performed working alone, but may sometimes be performed as part of a work team.  Conditions at work sites might include falling objects, loose footings, loud noises, construction equipment, and working in right-of-way, traffic, or roadways.

Special Requirements

Work schedule includes evenings and weekends.  Must be 18 years or older.  Possession of a valid Washington State Driver’s license and good driving record is required.  Will be required to wear steel-toed boots while working.  Ability to conform to drug and alcohol testing requirements under the federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.  Applicants may be subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol tests and physical examinations.  Proper documentation to fulfill the requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act within three (3) days of employment is a condition of employment with the City of Sammamish


Need accommodation throughout the application/interview process? Unable to apply on-line? Contact the Human Resources at or (425) 295-0503


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the City and the requirements of the job change.




Sammamish M&O Center
1801 – 244th Ave NE
Sammamish, WA 98074