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Playground Technician

City of Goose Creek
Goose Creek, SC
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time
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Job Description

This position's schedule is Tuesday through Saturday 7am to 4pm


This position is responsible for maintaining parks and playground facilities and providing outside groundskeeping work as needed.


  • Performs landscaping duties to include, mowing, trimming, edging, weed eating, fertilizing, and spraying of recreation facilities.
  • Performs daily, seasonal, and annual maintenance and upkeep of parks and playground facilities.
  • Ensures that all playground equipment is kept up to NRPA guidelines and performs a monthly inspection.
  • Performs daily test to ensure DHEC standards are met for the Splash Pad at Central Creek Park.
  • Performs maintenance duties to include electrical, plumbing, painting, and carpentry work.
  • Operates heavy equipment.
  • Repairs sprinkler systems.
  • Performs preventive maintenance functions as directed.
  • Observes all safety practices and maintains a safe work area.
  • Serves as back up to co-workers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 years' experience in facility maintenance, to include electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.
  • Any combination of education and experience totaling 5 years may be considered.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required within 90 days of hire.
  • CPSI (Playground Safety Inspector) license preferred
  • CPO (Pool Operator) License preferred
  • Valid South Carolina Driver's License.


  • Knowledge of parks and playground maintenance.
  • Knowledge of grounds and landscaping maintenance.
  • Knowledge of safety practices involved in maintenance.
  • Ability to perform electrical, plumbing, and carpentry work.
  • Ability to use hand tools, to include saw, hammer, screwdriver, wrench, voltmeter, and power tools.
  • Ability to operate front end loader, backhoe, tractors, and lawnmowers.
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve results.
  • Ability to maintain the safety of program activities and participants.
  • Ability to maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner.
  • Ability to perform work as directed in an efficient, effective, safe, and timely manner.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to changing situations.
  • Ability to administer First Aid, CPR and AED, as needed.


Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside and/or with exposure to risk. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, and noise and vibration. Weekly exposure to respiratory and chemical hazards (e.g., gas fumes, pesticide chemicals, dust and dirt, etc.); and mechanical or physical hazards (e.g., high voltage power lines, dangerous machinery, falling tree branches, etc.). Monthly exposure to electrical hazards (e.g., ballfield lighting, irrigation system sensors/timers, etc.); and communicable diseases.


Constantly require hearing, vision, talking, carrying, handling, standing, and foot controls. Frequently requires fine dexterity, lifting, pushing/pulling, reaching, twisting, bending, climbing, crouching/stooping, balancing, and walking. Heavy strength demands exerting up to 20 pounds constantly, 20-50 pounds frequently, and may require exerting up to 100 pounds on rare occasions.


Constantly requires frequent change of tasks, working in noisy/distracting environments, and working closely with others as a part of a team. Frequently requires performing under time pressures. Occasionally requires performing multiple tasks simultaneously, tedious/exacting work, and irregular schedule/overtime.


The City of Goose Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The City reserves the right to revise this position description at any time.

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City of Goose Creek

Goose Creek, SC
29445 USA
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