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City of Bloomington, Indiana

Mayor John Hamilton

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 (I.e. tractors and mowers) preferred but not required. Painting experience is 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. The work week will average 30-40 hours, April through October.


$11.61-$12.88 per 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 to Bloomington Parks and Recreation, 401 N. Morton St. Ste. 250, Bloomington, Indiana either in person during business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F), by mail (PO Box 848, Bloomington, IN 47402) or by fax ((812) 349-3705).

Students attending Indiana University may submit applications to the Student Employment Office at 625 N. Jordan. Applications are available at the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation main office and at the Student Employment Office. Applications 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, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation 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 the information from each new employee's I-9 form to confirm work authorization.