Parks and Recreation Maintenance Worker-Full Time

Salary: Based on qualifications. Summary: This position is responsible for performing semi-skilled work in repairing and maintaining property and grounds at the City’s Parks and Beaches using a variety of machines, tools and equipment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Performs maintenance and improvements on City Park buildings, streets and property. Performs upkeep and maintenance on City parks and recreation and maintenance equipment per schedule in accordance with safety standards. Performs predictive, preventative maintenance, trouble shooting and other related tasks which require the ability to make inspections of equipment, buildings and facilities, identify repairs required, determine appropriate repairs and materials needed and report all such activities in writing. Proficient in the use of hand tools, saws, drills, chain saws, sanders etc. to perform carpentry related tasks, landscaping, light plumbing, electrical repairs and/or masonry work on City properties. Knowledge of irrigation systems to perform routine maintenance on pressurized and drip irrigation systems. Non-Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Operates trucks and light street repair equipment. Patches asphalt and or cement, may work in conjunction with contractors on street repairs. Operate painting equipment in order to paint crosswalks, curbs and traffic lane markings. Checks equipment and sets out and picks up traffic control devices. Repairs /replaces roofing. Assists with Citywide hurricane preparedness including installing hurricane shutters on City buildings Replaces, maintains and install signs on City properties. Loads and unloads materials for City departments. Shovel dirt or sand in making trenches or other excavations. Clean culverts and catch basins to provide Storm-water systems maintenance. Other related duties as assigned. Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or G.E.D., with a minimum of three years experience in building and grounds maintenance, and machinery operations. Possess or the ability to obtain a State of Florida driver’s license. Special Requirements: Successful applicants must undergo a drug test, driver’s license and criminal history …

Grants Coordinator

Job Title: Grants Coordinator Category: Full-Time Salary: Commensurate with experience. Description: This position is responsible for researching grant programs, assisting departments in identifying grant priorities, writing grant applications, assisting others with grant applications, working with departments to ensure compliance with grant requirements, submitting reports, submitting invoices, maintaining grant files, and supporting audits for the City of Marathon. Closing Date: Open until Filled Qualifications: Completion of a business degree or experience in a related field is a plus. Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements in some cases. Minimum two (2) years experience in procurement, documentation and administration of grants required. Work experience must include documented word processing skills, organizational and inspection skills, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. In addition, a high level of community interest, understanding of planning and development processes, and familiarity of federal, state and municipal government is necessary. This position requires the ability to read site plans, permit applications, blue prints, engineer specifications, surveys and cad drawings. Position requires the operation of standard office equipment including personal computer. The ability to use GIS and specialized software is a plus. Proficiency in Excel is required. Attendance at committee meetings after regular working hours is required approximately once per month. Florida Drivers license required. Special Requirements: Successful applicants must undergo a drug test, driver’s license and criminal history check. Drug Free Workplace. E.O.E. Veterans’ preference given. Miscellaneous: E-mail resume and application to or fax to 289-4143.

Right of Way Technician

Full time position This position is responsible for performing semi-skilled work maintaining street right of ways and grounds using a variety of machines, tools and equipment. Perform general labor maintenance and service work on City’s right of ways, including but not limited to: mowing, tree trimming, weed and pest control and trash disposal. Must be able to operate, maintain, and perform service work on landscaping equipment such as weed cutters, blowers, small engines, and all other normal maintenance equipment.  Assist in asphalt and concrete repair and replacement. Assist with Citywide hurricane preparedness. Other duties as assigned. Salary range $15.00-$19.00 hourly DOQ. Experience required: 2 yrs performing landscape maintenance and some general maintenance experience preferred. High school diploma or GED required, ability to obtain MOT certification or other licenses as required.  Valid Florida Drivers License required.  Commercial Driver’s License is a plus. Successful applicants must undergo a drug test, drivers license and background check. E.O.E. Drug Free Workplace. Veterans’ preference given. Email resume and application to or fax to 305-289-4143.