Employment Opportunity

Opening Date:  07/31/2020Closing Date:  Until Filled
Position:  Maintenance IIHiring Range:  $14.70 - $22.05
Position Type:  Part-time Regular with BenefitsRegular Non-Exempt
Location:  IrmoNormal Work Schedule:  Hours are 30 hours per week; hours may alternate contingent upon business needs.


Under regular supervision, performs semi-skilled and unskilled work in the maintenance of Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission facilities and grounds.  Performs other related work as required.  Reports to the Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Foreman as assigned.



Maintains Recreation Commission playing fields and recreational grounds; mows playing fields and other grass areas; trims and edges turf; fills holes; prunes trees and shrubbery; removes weeds; applies herbicides and pesticides; picks up and removes trash and debris; sweeps dugouts; performs turf management; etc.

Measures and marks playing fields for scheduled sports events.

Maintains and repairs irrigation systems.

Hauls materials and equipment to and from work sites as needed.

Performs routine building maintenance tasks, including but not limited to painting walls and structures, performing carpentry repairs, and performing minor plumbing and electrical repairs; performs custodial duties.

Maintains, services and repairs assigned vehicles and equipment; fuels and lubricates vehicles; repairs dents and paints vehicles as needed.

Performs all work in compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, regulations and standards of quality and safety.

Maintains accurate work, vehicle maintenance and fuel records as required; prepares purchase orders for needed supplies.

Refers to policy and procedure manuals, safety manual, equipment manuals, etc.

Operates vehicles, flat bed truck, bucket truck, mowers, tractors, weed eater, sprayers, chain saw, telephone, two-way radio, etc.; uses various hand and power tools.

May operate heavy-duty vehicles and construction equipment in the maintenance and construction of facilities and grounds, including backhoes, bush hogs, and dump trucks.

Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, co-workers, contractors, and the general public.


Preferred candidates have the ability to identify shrub and annual/perennial flower species for South Carolina landscapes; working knowledge of their care and proper maintenance. Ability to perform tasks such as landscape layout, plant selection, identification of insects, diseases, and cultural problems; and to implement Integrated Pest Management strategies and noxious weed control/management.

Demonstrated experience with related machines, equipment, and tools including the ability to use a variety of long handle, manual and power tools and equipment. Ability to perform a wide-range of physical and manual tasks outdoors and under all weather conditions, including the ability to stand, kneel and bend frequently and for extended periods of time. Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays or emergencies as required to respond to Parks and forestry maintenance needs, including on-call for snow removal or tree related emergencies.

Performs related duties as required.


Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of experience in equipment operations, construction and/or facility/grounds maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Minimum one year experience working in landscape horticulture or related field that demonstrates knowledge of general horticulture and park maintenance practices. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.


Physical Requirements:  Tasks involve the regular, and at times sustained, performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderately heavy weight (up to 50 pounds).

DISCLAIMER:  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.



Full Time
Salary Range: 
$14.70 - $22.05