Date Posted: July 22, 2022

Deadline: August 22, 2022

Organization: Newberry County

Location: Newberry

City: Newberry/Prosperity

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Job Type: Full Time


MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: This position requires an associate’s degree in horticulture, landscape or turf management or related field OR at least five years of relevant experience in field/facility maintenance. While a bachelor's degree is not required, a degree in park and/or sports management, environmental horticulture or a related field is a definite plus. Must possess excellent customer service skills and basic computer skills. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess the ability to meet the physical demands of the job (moderate to heavy physical/manual labor predominately outdoors, lifting heavy loads of 50 to 75 pounds unassisted) as well as the ability to operate power tools and machinery necessary to complete parks and field maintenance (motor vehicle, sprayer, mower, edger, chain saw, hand tools, carpentry tools, mechanic tools, lawn tools, infield groomer, etc.).

Job Description:

This position is responsible for all maintenance aspects of parks, recreation facilities, and departmental equipment under the auspices of Newberry County Parks and Recreation. Coordinates and works with the Town of Prosperity concerning the maintenance of recreation fields under the ownership of the Town of Prosperity. Coordinates with Newberry County Public Works concerning the maintenance of Lynch’s Woods Park. Staff’s recreation activities and events as assigned by the Director of Parks and Recreation. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as necessary to prepare fields and staff events/programs.

Ability to work a flexible schedule with evening and weekend hours required at times.
Contact Name:
Jessie Long
Contact Phone Number: 803-924-8328
Application Process:
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: This position will be open until filled. Newberry County Employment Applications may be obtained by visiting or by contacting the Human Resources Office at the Newberry County Courthouse Annex, 1309 College Street, Newberry SC, 29108. A resume may be included but will not be accepted in lieu of a Newberry County Employment Application. Applicants indicating college credit, degree(s) or specialized training on the application shall provide an official copy of related documents should they be selected for the position. Newberry County conducts background checks and tests for the use of illegal substances.
Employer Address:

1309 College St
Newberry, SC 29108
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.