Park Maintenance Person

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Compensation: $44,100

Under the direction of the Superintendent Park Maintenance or his/her designee, performs a variety of general maintenance repair and cleaning tasks; may operate various types of manual and power equipment necessary to perform these functions; does related work as required. 


  • Follows established safety guidelines and uses proper equipment.
  • Mows grass by using tractor, power walk‐behind and manual mowers.
  • Edges and trims grass by using manual and power equipment.
  • Fertilizes grass requiring loading of fertilizers into spreaders and operation of the spreader or sprayer.
  • Clears grass areas by manual raking and use of power blowers and other equipment.
  • Trims and prunes trees from the ground.
  • Loads and unloads materials and supplies, both packaged and in bulk, up to fifty pounds.
  • Removes snow by use of power equipment and by manual shoveling.
  • Repairs and maintains Park roads, parking areas, trails and walkways.
  • Maintains washrooms in a sanitary condition.
  • Operates Park Commission motor vehicles to transport personnel, materials and equipment on Park Commission property and public roadways.
  • Works overtime when necessary to meet the needs of Park Service.
  • These functions may be performed in one park or several parks.


  • Knowledge of the tools, methods and materials used in ground and landscape area maintenance.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at an eighth grade level in order to safely operate equipment and apply fertilizers and pesticides.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral directions.
  • Ability to maintain a satisfactory attendance record.
  • Physical dexterity, strength and coordination sufficient to operate manual; and power lawn cutting and maintenance equipment.
  • Possession of valid New Jersey driver’s license.
  • Some experience in work involving a variety of maintenance and repair tasks.
  • The physical ability to perform the essential functions of the Park Maintenance position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Contact Information

Morris County Park Commission
Website: Apply Online