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Job Posting – Parks Maintenance Laborer

Posted: April 28, 2022

The City of Adel is now accepting applications for the non-exempt position of Parks Maintenance Laborer.

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The Parks Maintenance Laborer performs a variety of maintenance tasks related to the City’s parks, athletic fields, cemeteries, tree care, and other City facilities.

  • The incumbent will assist the Parks Superintendent in the daily activities of the Parks Department, be a hands-on operator of equipment, and assist with the training and coordination of seasonal staff.
  • The incumbent will also work on special projects, and in conjunction with other City departments and with the Parks & Recreation Director, including assisting the Public Works Department as needed with tasks such as snow removal and emergency response.


  • Must possess or be able to obtain within six (6) months a Certified Pool Operator’s License (CPO).
  • Obtaining a Pesticide Applicator’s License is preferred.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain within six (6) months a Class B Driver’s License.
  • A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required.
  • Prior experience in operating a variety of heavy and light equipment is necessary.
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.

The annual salary range for this position is $44,000 to $47,500, with a starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package including State of Iowa retirement.

  • Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and a City application to Anthony Brown, City Administrator, at or to Adel City Hall, 301 S 10th Street, Adel, IA 50003.
  • This job posting will remain open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

An initial review of candidates will be completed on Friday, May 20, 2022, with interviews being scheduled shortly thereafter.

The City of Adel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.