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Full-Time Parks Maintenance Worker Position Now Open!

If you are interested in working for the Wahoo Parks and Recreation Department, please submit an official City of Wahoo Employment Application.  Click here to download a 'fillable' application packet.  All applications are kept on file for a minimum of 12 months.  Completed applications should be returned to the Parks and Recreation office at the following address:

310 N. Linden St.    Wahoo, NE  68066

Currently open positions with WP&R are posted below. (as of 1/4/21)


Parks Maintenance Worker (Full-Time)  

Under the supervision of the Parks Foreman, performs a variety of semi‑skilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance, upkeep, repair and operation of city parks, recreational facilities and buildings.  Exercises independent judgment in decision making and prioritizes work.  This position will supervise the work of seasonal workers to assure maximum utilization of assigned skills, facilities, and equipment.

Education/Training:  Graduation from high school or equivalent GED; one year of experience in parks, grounds, landscape, and/or building maintenance; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

License/Certification:  Must have or have the ability to obtain a valid Nebraska driver's license; must be able to respond from home to work within 20 minutes under normal weather conditions.  Must be able to obtain CPR, AED and First Aid Certifications, Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), and Pesticide Applicator License (non-commercial) within six months of employment.

Compensation and Benefits:  This is a non-exempt, full-time position with full City benefits.  Position requires working irregular hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays as required by maintenance needs and facility schedules.  Flexibility to be available for emergency call-outs during off time is also necessary.  All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a background check including driving record.

Application Procedure:  A completed City of Wahoo employment application should be returned to:  Wahoo Parks and Recreation Department, 310 N. Linden St., Wahoo, NE 68066.  First review of applications will begin on Monday, January 25th.  Application packets are available at the Wahoo Civic Center, by emailing stuhr@wahoo.ne.us, or by using the links below.  Inquiries may be directed to Kevin at (402) 443-4174.  The position is open until filled.

Click on the links below for more details and information regarding the position and associated benefits.

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