Municipality of Anchorage SEASONAL PARKS CARETAKER I - Range 06/L71 (29 Vacancies) in Anchorage, Alaska

Job Title:

SEASONAL PARKS CARETAKER I - Range 06/L71 (29 Vacancies)

Closing Date/Time:

Sat. 06/30/18 5:00 PM Alaska Time


$16.65 - $19.26 Hourly

$1,332.00 - $1,540.80 Biweekly

$2,886.00 - $3,338.40 Monthly

Job Type:

Seasonal / Full Time


North Park Maintenance Shop or South Park Maintenance Shop, Anchorage, Alaska


Parks and Recreation

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Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

These positions are represented by the Public Employees Local 71 Union (L71) and are subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and L71. If the person selected is not affiliated with L71, he or she must become a member in good standing and provide a dispatch prior to the start date.

DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation

HOURS OF WORK: 4/10s Shift, 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM; Days vary: Monday through Thursday, Tuesday through Friday, or Friday through Monday

LOCATION OF WORK: North Park Maintenance Shop: 2839 Mountain View Drive or South Park Maintenance Shop: 11440 Lang Street, Anchorage, Alaska

These full-time (40 hours per week), seasonal position which will begin on April 09, 2018 and ends on September 28, 2018.

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Example of Duties:

Maintain turf areas including mowing, irrigation and fertilization; trails and walkways; and various sports fields, rinks, and courts. Provide maintenance to facilities, signs, fences and barriers. Plant and maintain shrubs and trees as required. Participate in sanitation maintenance including litter collection, restroom cleaning, park area cleanup, illegal camp removal and clean up. Deliver, assemble, install, and maintain parks and sports equipment. Report acts of vandalism and makes repairs to property and facilities. Follow Zone Leader instructions and Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences:

Six (6) months experience in lawn, landscape, trails, construction, grounds, or facility maintenance.

Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver's License at the time of hire.


  • Strongly prefer candidates with previous experience as a Parks Caretaker I with the Municipality of Anchorage.

  • Prefer applicants with knowledge and experience in operating various types of maintenance equipment and tools.

Additional Important Information:

Preference will be given to returning Seasonal Parks Caretaker I, who are eligible for Recall as per L71 2.15.B. L71 Recalled, who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-L71 applicants.

If selected for hire, applicant must be capable of bending, twisting, and kneeling. Applicant must be able to lift and carry items weighing more than fifty (50) pounds and work outdoors in inclement weather.

The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a copy of the applicant's Alaska Driver's License and a current copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicles' driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaskan driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

All required licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

If selected for hire, applicant must submit a Notification of Good Standing form from the Public Employees Local 71 (L71) Union prior to their start date.


Veterans who wish to be considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once applicants click the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Employee Relations Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, Alaska Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571