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Careers with the City of Auburn

The City of Auburn offers an array of opportunities with a good pay and benefits package and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Auburn a great place to live and work. The City of Auburn is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with state and federal law.

Current Job Openings


Facility/Grounds Maintenance Foreman


Auburn Parks and Recreation Department

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The City of Auburn Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a fulltime facility and grounds maintenance supervisor. This supervisor will oversee and participate in the duties of the maintenance division of the park. This position performs difficult, skilled trades, OSHA compliance and administrative work in the maintenance of park facilities and grounds. This Supervisor works directly under the supervision of the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation.


  • Graduation from high school and experience in landscaping, carpentry, custodial, electrical, plumbing, minor repairs and herbicide application, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with supervision of employees, volunteers and community corrections.


  • Plans, directs and inspects the work of crews engaged in the regular maintenance of the parks, facilities and equipment. Assists with the care, maintenance and repair of parks, facilities, grounds, ballfield preparation and equipment.
  • Conducts playground equipment inspections and takes the corrective measures.
  • Demonstrates continuous efforts to improve operations, decrease turnaround times and streamline work process. Assists in time management.
  • Interacts with a variety of organizations, athletic leagues, school officials and municipalities.
  • Makes specific work assignments and evaluates performances; ensures work of crew is performed in a safe and efficient manner; and trains subordinates in work methods.
  • Conducts and attends monthly safety meetings and maintains all required IOSHA records. Maintains MSDS books and works with HR department on record reporting, safe practices and violations.
  • Communicates with Park Superintendent on weekly goals, personnel, budget requirements and project developments.
  • Salary: $38,000- $48,000 (depending on experience)
  • Full-time salaried position with benefits; some nights and weekends are required


EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY
The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


Interested candidates can submit their cover letter, resume and/or applications may be downloaded at and returned to the Auburn Parks and Recreation Department, P.O. Box 506, Auburn, In 46706 or E-mail to parks(at)

Deadline: January 26, 2018



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