Municipality of Anchorage SEASONAL PARKS CARETAKER I (Eagle River) - Range 06 / L71 (3 Vacancies) in Anchorage, Alaska

Job Title:

SEASONAL PARKS CARETAKER I (Eagle River) - Range 06 / L71 (3 Vacancies)

Closing Date/Time:

Thu. 04/19/18 5:00 PM Alaska Time


$16.65 - $19.26 Hourly

$1,332.00 - $1,540.80 Biweekly

$2,886.00 - $3,338.40 Monthly

Job Type:

Seasonal / Full Time


12001 Business Blvd., Ste. 123, Eagle River, Alaska


Parks and Recreation

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Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

This position is represented by the Public Employees Local 71 and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and Public Employees Local 71. If the person selected is not affiliated with the Public Employees, Local 71 (L71), he or she must become a member in good standing and provide a dispatch prior to the start date.

DEPARTMENT: Eagle River Parks & Recreation

HOURS OF WORK: Schedule is either 6:00 am to 3:00 pm; or 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with Monday through Sunday coverage

LOCATION: 12001 Business Boulevard, Suite 123, Eagle River, Alaska

This is a full-time, seasonal position with an anticipated start date of April 30, 2018 and end-date of September 9, 2018 and October 23, 2018.

Example of Duties:

Maintain parks, sports facilities, outdoor recreation facilities, trails and municipal owned grounds, including the cleaning of park restrooms. Perform turf maintenance including irrigation, mowing, aeration, seeding, sodding, thatching, trimming and fertilization. Perform litter collection, ball field maintenance, park equipment and grounds repairs including park signs, barriers and fences. Maintain bike and ski/hiking trails including brush clearing and black top or concrete repair. Some carpentry, painting and other tasks as assigned. Some snow removal may apply depending on weather conditions. General labor with heavy lifting anticipated daily in all weather conditions. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:

Six (6) months experience in lawn, landscape, trails, construction, grounds, or facility maintenance.

Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License by the time of hire.


Prefer applicants with knowledge and experience in operating various types of maintenance equipment and tools.

Additional Important Information:

These positions involve physical activity and frequently requires lifting or carrying objects weighing more than fifty (50) pounds.

The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a copy of the applicant's Alaska Driver's License and a current copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaskan driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.

For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines. All required licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

As a condition of employment, the person selected must provide a Notice of Good Standing Form from the Public Employees, Local 71 Union by the time of hire.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once applicants click the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Alaska Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571