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Come explore the world of career opportunities with the City of Venice.

 All employees serve the City with PRIDE:

  Productive, Responsible, Innovative, Dedicated, Ethical.

The City of Venice promotes diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Successful candidates must pass a drug/nicotine use screen and pre-employment physical exam. In accordance with the Immigration Reform Act, appropriate identification documents verifying eligibility for employment will be required.


Municipal Service Worker - Parks

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$14.3210/hour
  • Posted Date:04/01/2019

Department:         Public Works

Division:                   Parks

Pay Grade:           Level I (AFSCME) 118                             FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

                                        Level II (AFCME) 120


General Statement of Job

Performs unskilled/semi-skilled manual labor, as well as skilled tasks in areas of operations and property maintenance as assigned. 


City Expectations:


All City of Venice employees are expected to demonstrate PRIDE in their jobs by being Productive, Responsible, Innovative, Dedicated and Ethical.


In addition, certain essential city services are required to be maintained in any civil emergency. Depending upon the type of emergency, any and all employees may be activated as essential employees in the event of an emergency.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Level 1 (Grade 118)

  1. Operates motorized construction and maintenance equipment as assigned.
  2. Transports supplies, tools, or other material to and from job site.
  3. Performs the installation, maintenance, repair or replacement of all related components of the department operations as directed.
  4. Maintains assigned records and report forms required by the City and/or regulatory agencies accurately and legibly.


Level II (Grade 120)


5.         In addition to all functions performed at Level I, a Municipal Service Worker II:


  1. Tests chemicals and performs maintenance of all city fountains on a daily basis. (PW/Parks)






ResponsibilitiesResponsible for individual safety and appropriate use/care/maintenance of tools/equipment used.   Responsible in work to assigned foreman or designated supervisor. 

Minimum Education and Training

Level I (Grade 118)

High school graduate or equivalent. 



Level II (Grade 120)

High school graduate or equivalent.  Two years maintenance experience related to areas of relevant operations and functions. 


In addition, the Municipal Service Worker II for the PW/Parks Division must possess a Public Swimming Pool Technician Certificate and have some knowledge of landscape installation and renovation.  Required to maintain certification.


Minimum Qualifications and Standards Required


Skill Requirements: Knowledge of applicable methods, materials, equipment and techniques.  Ability to operate motorized equipment.  Awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions.  Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and maintain/interpret records, prints, maps, plans, and diagrams.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, fellow employees, and the general public.  Possess a valid Florida Driver’s license (or valid out-of-state driver’s license), free of any serious violations. Out-of-state applicants have 30 days from start of employment to attain a valid Florida Driver’s License.


Physical Requirements: Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend, stoop, and lift.  Physical exertion large part of job.  Ability to work both indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather and for prolonged periods of time.   Must have good eyesight and hearing with or without aids.  Reasonable accommodation will be considered for individuals with physical disabilities.



Working ConditionsWork is performed both indoors and outdoors during all types of weather conditions.  May also work in roadways where vehicle traffic hazards exist.

Other: It is understood that every incidental duty connected with operations enumerated in the job description is not always specifically described, and employees, at the discretion of the City, may be required to perform duties not within their job descriptions.



                                                Level I (Grade 118)

$14.3210/HOUR – $20.9076/HOUR

$29,787.68/ANNUAL - $43,487.81/ANNUAL

Level II (Grade 120)

$15.3406/HOUR - $22.3971/HOUR

$31,908.45/ANNUAL - $46,585.97/HOUR




Level I (Grade 118)




Level II (Grade 120)




(Except as may be provided in Article 9 of the AFSCME Agreement for promotion, transfers, demotions, etc.)


PLEASE NOTE:  Any interested applicant must make written application online at www.venicegov.com or in person to the Human Department.  These positions are open until filled.



Applicants (with the exception of current city employees) given a conditional offer of employment will be subjected to physical examination, drug, tobacco/nicotine screening, review of driver’s license record, criminal background, and references from previous employers.

The City of Venice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 A job applicant who requires reasonable accommodations to participate in the selection process, should contact the Human Resource Department. 

Veterans' Preference

 For further information regarding the recruitment and selection process, contact the Human Resources Department, at (941) 882-7371;  or visit us at City Hall, 401 W. Venice Ave.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Venice. 

We look forward to hearing from you.