Maintenance Worker


Date Posted:
Job Code:
Fox Island
7324 Yohne Rd
Fort Wayne
Parks and Recreation
Base Pay:
Closing Date:
Open until filled



This position is not eligible for benefits.

This position is part-time, nonexempt, unclassified and not covered as defined by The Board of Commissioners of the County of Allen Employee Handbook.

Hours vary; nights, holidays and weekends required; up to 24 hours/week

Under the Direction of the General Maintenance Worker, the Maintenance Worker performs maintenance to park buildings and grounds, including mowing and performing janitorial duties. *This position mainly works at Fox Island, but may occasionally cover shifts at Metea Park.


  • Responsible for performing maintenance to park grounds, including mowing, landscaping and snow removal.
  • Assists maintenance supervisor in cleaning and maintaining buildings.
  • Performs trash pickup/removal inside and outside of buildings.
  • Performs minor repairs to signs, exhibits and other park property.
  • Assists with performing set-up and clean-up of rentals.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements and Working Conditions



  • High School Diploma or GED and some maintenance experience
  • Valid Driver’s License to drive County vehicle
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with little to no supervision to accomplish tasks independently
  • Ability to operate tractor, chain saw, log splitter, chipper, snow blower, spin trim, hand tools, power tools, vacuum and other job related equipment in order to perform repairs and building and grounds maintenance
  • Knowledge of safety standards and procedures in order to ensure the safety of self and others
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a courteous and professional manner with members of the public and other County employees


The Maintenance Worker spends frequent time walking about with some standing and sitting.  Frequent lifting of up to sixty pounds, bending, pushing/pulling and attention to detail exists, as well as some reaching over head, kneeling, crawling and climbing ladders.  Some typing, monitoring of equipment and detailed inspection are required. The Maintenance Worker is frequently exposed to noise, extreme temperatures, insects and poison ivy. Some exposure to dangerous equipment, chemicals and noxious odors and or fumes exists.