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Park Maintenance Supervisor


Position Summary


Maintain park buildings, playground, general park grounds and equipment in a manner which will ensure public safety and support the general welfare of area residents. Provides support to event staff during facility rentals and event operations. The position is part-time.  The position will also include supervision of part-time seasonal maintenance employees.




Summary of essential job functions:


  • Makes, or supervises, minor repairs and painting to buildings, plumbing, electrical, playground equipment, restrooms, benches, picnic tables, etc.

  • Will monitor and appropriately prioritize the progress and follow up of the daily, weekly, monthly, annual, “To Do List” for the Maintenance Dept in a proactive manner.  All progress to be reported to the Park Manager’s attention on a weekly and as needed basis.

  • Inspects buildings, playgrounds, trails, pool area, baseball fields, general grounds and structures on a weekly basis and recommends repairs and safety concerns to Park Manager.

  • Coordinates opening of park facilities for renters with direction from the Event Coordinators/Park Manager.  Clear and timely communication with all event staff prior to and during event.

  • Assists with customer service and support during facility rentals. Maintains safety and cleanliness of facilities and grounds during events and provides additional support as requested by Park Manager and Event Coordinators.

  • Performs housekeeping tasks in the playground pavilions, restrooms, and kitchen to include pressure washing of concrete floors in pavilions and other areas as required.

  • Attendance required at the weekly Staff Meeting.

  • Attendance required at the weekly walk-through of the park with the Park Manager and Maintenance Committee Chair.

  • Performs operational and safety inspections on all equipment prior to use.

  • Documents maintenance activities on “Maintenance Request Forms” and maintains maintenance history files.

  • Performs landscaping and maintenance tasks such as weeding, lawn trimming, and pruning. No grass cutting but will do minor weeding and pruning. Collects and properly disposes of tree and shrub branches, leaves, etc. 

  • Maintains clean and orderly storage areas with a stocked inventory and replenishes paper supplies, cleaning supplies for kitchen, restrooms and garage.

  • Empty all trash containers into dumpsters.  Picks up trash from the entire Park area including the banks of the stream.

  • Installs and maintains parking control, public information, and “Rules & Regulation” signs in accordance with borough ordinances and general policy.

  • Displays strong customer service skills and interacts with park guests in a professional, courteous and friendly manner.

  • Supervises assigned personnel; evaluates work; recommends and implements approved disciplinary and/ or corrective action; provides training as required by the Park Manager and Personnel Chair.

  • Creates Maintenance staff schedule and submits it to the Park Manager for approval.

  • Approves and reviews purchases and expenses on a weekly basis.  All issues and concerns to be brought to the Park Manager’s attention.

  • Works with Park Manager to provide recommendations and information on park operations to the Executive Committee during the annual budget process.

  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum requirements

  • Must have documented proficiency in the operation of park equipment including but not limited to lawn tractors, weed trimmers and handheld power tools.

  • A current PA, Class 3 driver’s license is required.

  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with Park Manager, park board management, other department employees and residents.

  • Must have good handyman skills to include basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical and painting

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Reading, writing, seeing, hearing and/or communicating.

  • Ability to adapt to changing weather conditions.


Work Environment

  • Physical demands include: walking, driving, standing, sitting, stooping, crouching, reaching, stretching, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, and climbing stairs.

  • Use of cleaning supplies.

  • Outdoor and indoor work required, changing weather conditions.




How To Apply:

Complete the online application form below


Print out and complete the application and submit it to the Park in one of three ways:

1) drop it off at the Park office

2) scan it and email it to us at:

3) mail the application form to:


Avonworth Community Park
Attn: Maintenance Supervisor
498 Camp Horne Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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