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Park Attendant I

The Parklands of Floyds Fork, Beckley Creek Parkway, Louisville, KY, USA
Part Time

Job Description

DEFINITION: Under direction from the Parks Superintendent, attendants provide supplement support in the opening, closing, and weekend/ weekday evening maintenance coverage for The Parklands. This position works independently within the Parklands completing basic maintenance and facility upkeep tasks using maintenance equipment and vehicles. The position works early mornings, late nights, and weekend/holidays. This is an hourly, part-time position with irregular hours that increase during the outdoor recreation season.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: The Parks Attendant position is distinguished from other parks maintenance staff in that it provides the full frontline maintenance and customer service interface for The Parklands. This position is expected to handle routine Parklands maintenance activities including trash collection, general bathroom cleaning, light landscaping work, and opening and closing of gates and security controls. Position should average 10-30 hours per week of work.


  • Responsible for opening and closing complex at appropriate times. Be courteous and considerate with the general public.

  • Report any damage, vandalism, or maintenance issues to the Parks Maintenance Chief.

  • Ensure Parklands facilities are maintained to the high standard that is required.

  • Ensure all restrooms and assigned facilities are kept clean and in good repair and report all damage as soon as possible.

  • Using disinfectants and other cleaning chemicals as required.

  • Carry out minor maintenance, painting and weeding of site if required.

  • Ensure all site users comply with Parklands regulations.

  • Maintain and update site records.

  • Check maintenance and report repairs required for all paths and walkways.

  • Undertake all necessary training for post.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


Knowledge of:

  • Safe and efficient work practices, especially in high public use areas;

  • Horticultural/landscape & cleaning chemicals, safe and proper chemical application practices and techniques;

  • How to safely operate a vehicle in a public setting;

  • Basic grounds and facilities maintenance practices.

Additional Requirements:

  • Work independently in all weather conditions.

  • Ability to work with the public.

  • Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and move easily in an outdoor setting with regular work in outdoor conditions without environmental controls.

  • Some positions will require the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift.

  • Ability to satisfactorily complete First Aid/CPR training.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: Graduation from high school with one or more years’ experience in grounds/facility or park maintenance.


BENEFITS: This is a part-time, hourly position. Pay is $12 per hour. Individuals in these positions will receive the opportunity to be considered for full-time positions with The Parklands.

These part-time positions will open and close the parks daily, and provide weekend maintenance services. Average work load will be 10-30 hours per week. Pay rate is $12 per hour.

How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to Park Attendant Search, Parklands of Floyds Fork, 471 West Main, Suite 202, Louisville, Ky 40202, or e-mail to Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. For more information on The Parklands:

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