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Utility Maintenance Worker I (Grounds)

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.88/hr
  • Posted Date:01/09/2019



  • Performs a variety of tasks pertaining to maintenance work in the care of town grounds, including operating riding and push lawn mowers, leaf blowers, etc
  • Waters grass, flower beds, and other landscape materials
  • Mows grass playing fields and building lawns; trims shrubbery and trees; plants flowers; spreads seed and fertilizer
  • Assists in tree removal; collects leaves; picks up debris; collects trash from roadside; spreads gravel or stone
  • Assists in maintaining and renovating ball fields; assists with park maintenance
  • Performs general maintenance work and daily preventive maintenance on trucks, mowers and equipment
  • Drives equipment to and from maintenance sites; operates truck in performance of maintenance tasks
  • Sets up work zone safely according to standards; flags traffic during road and right-of-way maintenance
  • Works overtime as required
  • Sets up and breaks down for special events; works at special events as required, including Herndon Festival.
  • Performs related work as required

Position is considered “essential personnel”; defined as staff who are required to report to their designated work location during weather related or other emergencies, even when town offices are closed or normal operations are suspended


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
  • Flagger certification within six months of employment
  • Virginia Pesticide Applicators Certificate desired
  • Irrigation installation and maintenance experience preferred


  • MON - FRI, 32 hours per week


  • 1479 Sterling Road


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