Posted on 2/2/14

NOW HIRING OWENSBORO 300OWENSBORO, KY (3/8/12) – The city of Owensboro is currently seeking someone to fill the position of Park-Keeper with the following qualifications.
JOB OVERVIEW: Resides in and maintains Ben Hawes Park and the park-keeper residence throughout the year, and performs general labor and maintenance duties for other grounds, facilities, and equipment. Cleans and opens shelters for reservations; Supplies minimum security for park grounds, facilities, and properties; Operates vehicles, tractors, and other equipment; Mows and trims grass; Maintains athletic facilities, parking areas, playgrounds, archery range, soap box derby track, walking trails, bike trails, and other park amenities as the park develops, to ensure they are in proper condition for safe public use.
QUALIFICATIONS: At time of application, requires High School diploma or GED, OR a minimum 3 months work-related experience as a Laborer or a similar position OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in welding, carpentry, plumbing, equipment operations, or spray work, and Valid KY Pesticide License preferred. Valid Driver’s License required. CDL, Class B or higher, required immediately after hire. First Aid and CPR certification required upon employment. Excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: To ensure your application will be considered, it must be received NO LATER than the application deadline of March 23, 2012. The City reserves the right to accept applications after deadline, at its discretion. Applications available at
Scroll down to “Employment Opportunities;” click the position; follow directions on how to apply (i.e., in upper right corner, click “Download Application” to download and complete application electronically; Save; Click “Submit Application” and complete required information; Submit). If you experience difficulty, you may also email your job application and any related documentation directly to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Applications can also be obtained by calling (270) 687-8540 or toll free (888) 616-8540. TDD/Voice (270) 687-4459. If you prefer, you may mail paper applications to Elaine Timmel, City of Owensboro Personnel Dept., PO Box 10003, Owensboro, KY 42302-9003. To confirm receipt of application, call the above number(s) PRIOR TO application deadline. Prospective employees subject to, but not limited to, DOT drug screen, DOT physical exam, motor vehicle record check, DOT reference checks, if applicable. Resume alone is NOT sufficient. Application required.
The City of Owensboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA– M/F/V/D
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