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JOB POSTED: 2/6/17

City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department
Lower Cascades, Winslow Sports Complex, and Twin Lakes Sports Park ballfields

Position Description

Performs day-to-day maintenance of ballfields including watering, mowing, dragging and lining, trash removal, restroom cleaning, and other duties as assigned by the Working Foreman and/or Sports Facility/Program Manager.


High school education or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Experience/Special Skills

Experience with grounds maintenance and experience with maintenance equipment (e.g. tractors and mowers) preferred but not required. Painting experience preferred, but not necessary. The ideal candidate will have the ability to be a self-starter and the desire to learn new skills. He or she will also have the ability to work long hours in varying weather conditions.


Applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Indiana driver's license


Flexible schedule 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday with evenings and weekends as required. Work week averages 30-40 hours, April through October.


$9.36-$10.37/hour based on experience

Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal history background check. Direct deposit is a required condition of employment.

Anyone wishing to apply for this position must submit an application in person at 401 N. Morton St. Suite 250, Bloomington, Indiana (in City Hall) or by mail to Bloomington Parks and Recreation, PO Box 848, Bloomington IN 47402, or via fax to (812) 349-3705. IU students may apply at the Student Employment Office, 625 N. Jordan. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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The City of Bloomington does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, veteran status, housing status, and disability status in employment or the provision of services.

The City of Bloomington validates authorization to work using eVerify. The City will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee's I-9 form to confirm work authorization.