City of Goose Creek
  • Goose Creek, SC, USA
  • 14.50 Based on experience
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits package including State Retirement, Paid Individual Medical/Dental/Life, Paid Holidays, Sick Leave, Vacation Leave, Wellness Programs and many other benefits.



This position is responsible for the groundskeeping and maintenance of the recreation grounds and/or facilities.


  • Performs landscaping duties to include, mowing, trimming, edging, weedeating, fertilizing, and spraying of recreation facilities.
  • Performs basic maintenance duties such as replacing light bulbs, cleaning fixtures, and replacing air conditioning and heating unit filters.
  • Performs maintenance duties to include electrical, plumbing, painting, and carpentry work.
  • Measures, lines, and maintains sports fields while ensuring they are within league specifications.
  • Operates equipment to groom baseball fields.
  • Maintain baseball, soccer, and football fields.
  • Maintains equipment used for grounds and field maintenance.
  • Reports major problems to supervisors.
  • Serves as back up to co-workers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year experience performing landscaping, preferably in a parks or recreation setting.
  • Any combination of education and experience totaling 1 year may be considered.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required within 90 days of hire.
  • Valid South Carolina Driver's License.


  • Knowledge of groundskeeping.
  • Knowledge of safety practices involved in groundskeeping.
  • Knowledge of field grooming and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of department policies and procedures.
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting.
  • Ability to operate various power tools.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to multitask.


The work requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 30 pounds of force of force to move objects and the following physical abilities: balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.


The work is typically performed outdoors with constant exposure to noise, dirt, grease, irritating chemicals, insects, and inclement weather. Employee exposed to a variety of maintenance equipment, chemicals, and weather.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were written out in this job description.

The City reserves the right to revise this position description at any time.

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