Recreation Grounds Keeper

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Job Title: Part-time Recreation Grounds Keeper

Reports To: Recreation District Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary: $12 Per Hour

Job Summary: Responsible for work associated with grounds keeper work in a wide variety of maintenance and construction tasks, use of motorized equipment and any other assigned duties.

Essential Responsibilities:

Maintain park property including litter pick up.

Maintain equipment and vehicles to include preventative maintenance and repairs.

Operate equipment such as lawnmowers, weed eaters, tractors, utility vehicles, etc.

Conduct inspections and report facility and ground concerns or issues to the District Supervisor.

Carry out a wide range of park construction and repair projects and conduct minor plumbing and electrical repairs.

Assist in the maintenance and repair of park facilities and playground equipment.

Perform custodial duties as required.

Provide support to recreation programs and special events as assigned including nights and weekends. Performs other job duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None required.


Minimum Qualifications:

Must hold a valid driver's license.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Ability to work in outside environment conditions.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Jobholders must be legally able to work in the United States.

Ability to keep records and prepare reports.

Knowledge of safe work practices.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with the public, associate personnel and program participants of all ages and ethic backgrounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The associate is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid weather conditions. The employee is exposed to members of the public on a regular basis. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EEOC Statement

Lafourche Parish Government is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.