The City of Rogers is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance I – Parks position. Essential duties include maintenance of City of Rogers streets, City facilities, park grounds, playground equipment, athletic fields and trails. Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED equivalent, valid Minnesota Class B Commercial Driver’s License, and six months experience with truck, light equipment, and general maintenance. Application found at Competitive benefits. Salary: Starting at $17.90. Position open until March 22, 2019. 


Job Description

Title: Public Works Maintenance I - Parks

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Department: Public Works

Position Status: Regular Full-Time

Accountable To: Public Works Director

Salary Grade: Level 6

Supervision of Others: None

Revision Date: February, 2019



Perform maintenance of City of Rogers streets, City facilities, park grounds, playground equipment, athletic fields and trails.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential functions listed below are intended as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the positon.

• Parks Maintenance
o Install, construct and maintain parks, parking lots, open spaces and trails
o Perform landscaping and grounds maintenance including planting, mowing, and fertilizing, etc.
o Maintain recreational areas such as ball fields, park shelters, ice rinks and other recreation facilities
o Install, operate and maintain City irrigation systems
o Perform routine safety checks and inspections on vehicles and equipment
o Perform duties in accordance with appropriate safety and security standards
o Other duties and special projects as assigned
• Snow Removal
o Operate loaders, tractors, and trucks to remove snow from City streets and municipal parking lots
o Operate sander and apply salt to roadways, sidewalks, and municipal parking lots
o Shoveling of sidewalks and around hydrants as necessary
• General Duties
o Operate all equipment used in a safe and efficient manner to include, but not limited to the following: light trucks, tractors, single axle dump truck, skid steer, chainsaw and miscellaneous hand and power tools
o Perform minor maintenance work and repairs on equipment operated
o Coordinate major repairs with Parks Supervisor
o Assist other Public Works personnel in miscellaneous tasks




• Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
• Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations, training requirements, etc.
• Ability to develop cooperative relations with the public
• Ability to use a computer
• Willingness to work long and unusual hours when weather conditions cause snow removal or for other emergency or unusual maintenance requirements
• The ability to work in severe weather conditions and temperature extremes
• Willingness to be on call when weather conditions may dictate early starts on regular working days and on weekends
• Willingness to plan vacations or time off when the chances for emergency or unusual weather conditions are the least expected


• Must have the ability to communicate effectively, in English, verbally and in writing

Decision Making

• Must act in a decisive manner using good judgment
• Must be able to assess problems and situations and be able to anticipate needs and evaluate alternatives

Interpersonal Relationships

• Must be consistent in dealing with people, be sensitive to others’ problems and concerns without direct involvement, exclude personal biases from work performance, and have the ability to accept criticism and/or discipline, have tact and diplomacy, and strive to promote a cooperative atmosphere in the department
• Ability to perform in a team setting and communicate effectively with co-workers and the public

Professional Attitude

• Actively seeks opportunities for professional development
• Must have commitment to the organization, willingness to take initiative, dependability, maturity in relationships with others, and self-confidence
• Must represent the organization to other agencies, staff and citizens with a courteous, helpful, accurate and business-like attitude in all contact
• Must have the ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with those contacted during daily work

Quality of Work

• Demonstrates by personal example the highest standard of conduct and performance
• Possess a commitment to, and practice comprehensive and continual training and development for all maintenance personnel to maximize the contribution of all staff
• Must be able to produce quality, accurate work and detect and correct errors
• Must be able to utilize work time productively and, have the ability to maintain records in an accurate and accessible manner



• Works in or on public works and park equipment, facilities, and grounds in a variety of sometimes extreme weather conditions
• Regularly exposed to a variety of hazards including proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals, loud noises, or confined spaces
• The employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment under appropriate circumstances
• Works on the road or in the road right-of-ways, private property and municipal properties



• Ability to sit, stand, and/or walk for up to 10 hours per day
• Ability to bend, crawl, and/or climb
• Must be able to grasp, hold and effectively operate precision and simple hand tools and equipment
• Perform general labor including frequently lifting and/or moving up to 80 lbs. and occasionally lifting and/or moving more than 100 lbs.
• Vision must be sufficient to read instructions, distant vision (20/40 or better) and possess depth discrimination
• Hearing must be sufficient to detect all warning signals and environmental hazards
• Participation in random drug and/or alcohol testing required



• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• Valid Minnesota Class B Commercial Driver’s License
• Six months experience with truck, light equipment, and general maintenance


Apply Now

Application and resume mailed to the City of Rogers, Attn: Stacy, 22350 South Diamond Lake Road, Rogers, MN 55374 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with “Parks” in the subject line.