Rockford Department of Public Services – Parks & Cemetery Maintenance – Seasonal Part Time
City of Rockford
7 South Monroe

– Must be 18 years old
– Must have valid driver’s license
– High school diploma or equivalent
– Experience with lawn care equipment preferred
– Must pass a physical and drug test
– Must pass a background check

Duties include (but not limited to)
– General ground maintenance
– Operation of:
– Mowers (both push and zero turn)
– String trimmers
– Hedge trimmers
– Leaf blowers
– Planting and care of: flowers, shrubs, trees and grass
– Cleaning and general maintenance of park equipment
– Cleaning and general maintenance of park shelters and restrooms
– Cemetery maintenance of foundations for markers and headstones
– Shoveling and raking – grass, leaves, stones, etc.
– Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements
This position requires, but not limited to the ability to perform the essential following functions:
– Use of lawn maintenance equipment, both motorized and non-motorized
– Stooping, kneeling, and crouching to perform the duties of position
– Ability to lift objects weighing up to 50lbs.
– Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

Working Conditions
– Work in various weather conditions – rain, sleet, snow, extreme hot or cold
– Work in areas with loud noise
– Exposure to environmental allergens such as grass, weeds, and pollens
– Exposure to solvents, pesticides and herbicides
– Contact with oil and petroleum products, gasses and fumes
– Some weekend work, overtime, and flexible schedule required

Submit Application to: Rockford City Hall 7 South Monroe Rockford, MI 49341 or via email to

Applications are available at City Hall or on our website at

The City of Rockford is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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