Oakland County Parks & Recreation Dept. looking for Groundskeeper


Groundskeeper II - Lyon & Red Oaks


Madison Heights, MI/ South Lyon Twp, MI

Company Name

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Department

Job Type


Job Summary

Under limited supervision, performs various duties for parks and recreation natural areas. Support implementation of park initiatives for ensuring the health of park forestry resources in collaboration with the Natural Resources Planning unit; including forestry assessments and associated implementation efforts for stand management.

Support implementation of park initiatives for forestry and ornamental landscaping initiatives such as, hazardous tree management, tree diagnostics and disease management, ornamental bed reconstruction, retaining wall replacements.

Prepares and applies insecticides, pesticides, fungicides and other chemicals to golf courses and park grounds to prevent damages by insects and disease. May use a chainsaw to remove and trim trees as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

At the time of application, applicants must:

Special Requirements

  • Must maintain a valid Commercial Driver's License
  • Must maintain Michigan Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Applicator's certifications

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oakgov/jobs/2283822/groundskeepeer-ii-lyon-red-oaks