Parks Maintenance Worker I/II

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • San Bruno
  • Salary: N/A

Website City Of San Bruno


Want to work with dedicated hardworking people like yourself to make a difference in the community?

We are searching for a highly motivated and hard-working, independent individual capable of working in a team-oriented environment. The Parks Division of the Community Services Department is looking for a candidate that has a desire to learn a variety of parks maintenance tasks and an interest in long-term professional development.

The successful candidate will have the ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled and/or skilled tasks in maintenance and landscape work for city parks and facilities and operates equipment in the construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City parks, street trees, street median landscaping, buildings and facilities; perform heavy manual tasks; work safely and adhere to established safety principles and practices; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; work effectively in the absence of close supervision; operate a variety of vehicles and equipment in a safe and effective manner; read and interpret basic maps and blueprints; understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

In addition to graduation from high school and possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California driver’s license and a Commercial Driver’s License certification (class B license) by completion of probationary period, the ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude and maintain a successful track record of the following:

  • Experience working in a parks or landscape maintenance field with knowledge of tools and equipment.
  • Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups; listening actively to others.
  • Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  • Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Placing a high priority on the (internal or external) customer’s perspective when making decisions and taking action; implementing service practices that meet the customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  • Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner.
  • Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how detailed; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one current Parks Maintenance Worker vacancy and may be used to fill future full-time vacancies as they occur during the active status of the employment list.  For a full, detailed class specification, click HERE.

Check out our excellent benefits!

  • CalPERS retirement formula of 2.7% @ 55 for classic members or 2% @ 62 for new members
  • Annual accruals of 10-23 vacation days based on years of service, 14.5 holidays and 12 sick days
  • Opportunity for bilingual incentive pay up to 2.5%
  • Matching deferred compensation of up to $300 per year calculated on a biweekly basis
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits provided with employee contribution
  • Life Insurance equal to one year’s annual salary provided at no cost
  • Long-term disability insurance provided at no cost
  • Home loan assistance program
  • Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

How to Apply

Applications may be submitted online at Please submit your application by 5:00 pm on Friday, November 26, 2021. The City of San Bruno utilizes a merit-based selection system. Such a system is competitive and based on broad outreach efforts and equal opportunity for qualified applicants to take part in a process designed to determine the qualifications, fitness and ability of competitors to perform duties of the vacant position.

For further information or questions regarding this position, please contact Human Resources at (650) 616-7055 or

What happens next?

  • We will review your application and all supplemental materials to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process. Screening will include a review of minimum qualifications, application appraisal rating of education, training and experience and relevance of background qualifications related to the target job as well as supplemental questions if applicable.
  • Applicants selected to move forward in the process may be asked to participate in any combination of the following (at any phase of the selection process): a written examination, job related exercise, physical test or job simulation, phone interview, in-person or video interview(s), and/or web-based testing.
  • The final phase of the selection process is the probationary period, which in most cases is one year, depending on your classification.

Reasonable Accommodations: The City of San Bruno Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the selection process to accommodate disabled applicants. Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the process must inform the HR Department before the interview date by calling (650) 616-7055.

The City of San Bruno is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws in its employment actions, decisions, policies and practices.

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