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Grounds Maintenance Intern - EAST TAMPA

Recruitment #170307-008290-002

Nature Of Work

Grounds Maintenance Intern- East Tampa

NATURE OF WORK: An employee in this class is responsible for performing general grounds maintenance tasks consisting of litter abatement, and the rights of way maintenance such as mowing, edging, trimming and other basic landscaping. On-the-job training will be provided for the usage of a variety of hand tools including shovels, hoes, rakes and wheelbarrows. Safety training and the proper use of motorized line trimmers, edgers, blowers and lawn mowers will also be part of the program.

Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS- East Tampa only: Applicants must: Live within the boundaries of East Tampa. To view map, copy and paste link:   www.tampagov.net/sites/default/files/economic-and-urban-development/images/EAST_TAMPA_AERIALPDF.PDF

Boundaries include:  

 · Northern Boundary: Hillsborough Ave.  

·  Southern Boundary: Interstate 4  

·  Western Boundary: Interstate 275  

·  Eastern Boundary: Tampa City Limits/56th Street  

·  Be at least 16 - 18 years old.  

·  Be able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check and drug test.

Work Dates and Hours of operation: The Summer Youth program will provide employment opportunities from Monday, June 5, 2017 - Friday, July 28, 2017. Hours of operation will be from 7:00am to 3:30pm.

Uniforms: The City of Tampa will provide steel toed work boot and 4 tee shirts.


Evaluation of training and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.


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