City Of Cloverdale

124 N Cloverdale Blvd
Cloverdale , CA
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Temporary Seasonal Park & Landscape Maintenance Worker

City Of Cloverdale
Cloverdale , CA Temporary
Posted on October 18, 2019

is recruiting for:The City of Cloverdale, CA is seeking an enthusiastic person to fill a temporary/seasonal Parks & Landscape Maintenance Worker position.The ideal candidate will have landscaping experience and a strong desire to provide superior service to both internal and external customers.Cloverdale is developing a high-performing organization, and employs the use of best practices. We are building a workforce based upon loy-alty, accountability, and professional-ism. We place a high value on cus-tomer service, and take a team-oriented, collaborative approach to the way we do business. If working for a fast paced, evolving organization ap-peals to you, and you desire a work environment that is intellectually stimu-lating, respectful, and rewarding, we urge you to complete an application.IDEAL CANDIDATE:Temporary/Seasonal Parks & Landscape Maintenance WorkerP. O. Box 217124 N. Cloverdale BoulevardCloverdale, CA 95425FILINGDEADLINE:Position is open until filled. First application screening: November 12, 2019TO BE CONSIDERED:Phone: 707.894.1711Fax: 707.894.3451Hours: Mon -Thurs, 8am-5pmInterested and qualified persons are invited to submit a complete City application form to the address below. Application may be obtained online at application


The Cloverdale CommunityIncorporated in 1872, the City of Cloverdale, CA is located 80 miles north of San Francisco and 80 miles east of the Pacific coast on Hwy 101. The City is 2.7 square miles, with a population of 9,200.Cloverdale is ideally situated in the northern Alexander Valley basin in Sonoma County the heart of the wine country. Recreation opportunities abound in the City and its surroundings, including the 70 acre Russian River Park and 420 acres of protected hillside open space, and beautiful Lake Sonoma, located minutes from town.Cloverdale’s vision is as an arts and culture destination of great natural beauty. Examples of this vision are Cloverdale’s 99-seat Performing Arts Center, the Historical Society, downtown art galleries and our proximity to the outdoor recreation opportunities mentioned above.Cloverdale has a traditional and vocational high school, one junior high, and one elementary school. Santa Rosa Junior College is located 35 miles to the south. Sonoma State University is located about 45 miles south in Rohnert Park.The Public Works DepartmentThe Department is responsible for planning, designing, construction, operation and maintenance of the City’s infrastructure; public streets (including sidewalks, street and traffic signals, signs and pavement markings); the water system (including production, treatment, storage and distribution); the sewer system (including collection, pumping, treatment, and disposal); storm drain; public facilities; municipal airport; parks; lighting & landscaping district (7 zones); engineering; and plan review/building inspection.Job Announcement:Temporary/ Seasonal Parks & Landscape Maintenance WorkerThe City OrganizationThe City of Cloverdale operates under the Council-Manager form of government. It is governed by a five-member Council, elected at-large. The Council sets policy and adopts the annual budget. The PositionUnder the direction of the Parks & Landscape Lead Worker, the temporary/seasonal worker duties will predominantly be mowing and string trimming but may perform a variety of duties assisting with the upkeep of the City’s Landscape and Lighting District (L&L’s) and municipal parks, including planting, pruning of trees and shrubs, deadheading, weeding, fertilizing, and irrigation system repair. Example of duties may include:Maintains planted areas, repairs irrigation systems; operates and maintains vehicles; heavy machinery, and a variety of equipment; may apply fertilizers and pesticides Inspects parks for safety issues; maintains bar-becue and picnic areasPerforms routine landscape and facility main-tenance work, such as sweeping, raking, weed-eating, weeding by hand and hand pruningIncumbent in this position will work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.This is a temporary position and limited to a 1000 hours per fiscal year. The work schedule will be det