We are hiring for the following positions. To apply, click on the job title you are interested in. For questions or to request a paper application, please contact Human Resources at 740-592-3367.

Seasonal Maintenance - Parks


The City of Athens is seeking individuals who enjoy working outdoors to join our seasonal maintenance team in the Arts, Parks, and Recreation department. Duties include (but are not limited to) the following:


  • Maintenance and preparation of athletic fields
  • Mowing, weeding, raking
  • Lifting heavy materials
  • Working in adverse weather conditions
  • Janitorial functions in restrooms and park facilities
  • Maintaining a clean environment with litter pick up and disposal
  • Setting up for special events and athletic competitions
  • Operation of equipment: park vehicles, mowers, tractors, etc.
  • Other outdoor duties related to park maintenance


This is a seasonal position expected to last about 120 days, and is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act. The starting pay rate is $12 per hour. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by date of hire to apply. Applicants must be able to work weekends.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. General inquires may be sent to Human Resources via email: or by calling: 740-592-3367. 


The City may consider any other equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


This is general description intended to provide general duties and qualifications. Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all the duties that may be performed. It is not intended to cover all situations, or all necessary qualifications. Job descriptions are subject to change.


The City of Athens, OH is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


We prefer applicants apply online; however, paper applications are available upon request. Please call Human Resources at 740-592-3367 if you need to request a paper application.