Organization : City of Stuart
Job Category : Grounds and Urban Forestry
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : FL
City : Stuart
Salary and Benefits : $12.90 - $20.65 per hour

Illustrative Duties (the following are highlights; a detailed job description is available in Human Resources)

• Assists in the maintenance and repair of playgrounds, ball fields, park buildings and structures such as restrooms, tennis and racquetball courts, running track and playground equipment.
• Mows, waters, places sod; rakes, trims hedges; edges; cleans restrooms; picks up trash and litter.
• Trims trees and operates chain saw; work may involve operation of trucks and equipment.

City of Stuart Career opportunities:

Human Resources
121 SW Flagler Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994

Groundskeeper - Turf & Grounds 

• Operates lawn tractors, mowers, saws, clippers and other hand tools used in maintenance work.
• Applies fertilizer and insecticide to city property.

Minimum Qualifications and Education/Licenses and Certifications.

High School Diploma or equivalent, supplemented with six (6) months experience in general grounds work, maintenance and repair, including the operation of mowers and equipment.

Must possess a valid State of Florida driver license.

Essential Physical Skills and Environmental Conditions

Task involves the regular, and at times sustained, performance of heavier physical tasks such as walking over rough or uneven surfaces, bending, kneeling, stooping, working in confined spaces, stretching, reaching and lifting or carrying moderately heavy (20-50 pound) items and occasionally very heavy (100 pounds or over) items; Tasks involve the frequent use of eye hand coordination and manipulative skills in performing a variety of tasks with the full range of hand and power tools and shop equipment; or the skilled and complex operation of heavy equipment calling for adherence to exacting standards of depth, grade, dimensions, and contours. Task requires that work be performed in adverse environmental conditions. Task requires color, sound, visual, odor, depth and texture perception and discrimination. Task requires oral and written communications ability.

A City of Stuart Application for Employment can be obtained through our website ( or by visiting the Human Resources Department. Applications for employment must be sent or hand-delivered to the Human Resources Department, or you may apply online.

The City of Stuart is a tobacco-free/vaping-free workplace. All applicants must attest that they have not used tobacco products for the preceding 3-month period from the date of application. Candidates chosen for positions with the City of Stuart must undergo pre employment screening to include verification of their non-use of tobacco products in order to be considered for employment.

Groundskeeper T&G PW Sep2019.pdf Groundskeeper T&G PW Sep2019.pdf

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