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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


Full-time Facility and Grounds Maintenance Employee


Auburn Parks and Recreation Department

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The employee will participate in the duties of the maintenance division of the park. This position performs skilled trades to ensure OSHA compliance and maintenance of park facilities and grounds. This employee works directly under the Maintenance Foreman of the Parks and Recreation Department.


  • Graduation from high school or GED
  • Experience in landscaping, carpentry, custodial, electrical, plumbing, minor repairs and herbicide application


  • Performs ball field preventative maintenance, routine maintenance, game preparations and clean-up on ball fields
  • Investigates vandalism and other damage to buildings and equipment to determine costs, needed repairs and reports information to Maintenance Foreman
  • Participates in the care, maintenance and repair of parks structures, grounds and equipment
  • Performs cleaning of all park facilities, including cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, replenishing supplies, removing litter, emptying trash cans, and mowing and trimming grounds
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repair of park facilities and equipment, such as picnic tables, painting, interior/exterior of buildings and furnishings, vehicles and equipment, mower blades, faucets and lavatories, and plumbing leaks
  • Operates light and heavy equipment, i.e., backhoe, tractor, truck, mowers
  • Mixes and works with cleaning fluids, chemicals, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides, paints, cleaning agents or similar solutions using normal and specialized protective gear
  • Interacts with a variety of organizations, such as athletic leagues, school officials, municipalities, etc
  • Participates in the safe operation of power and hand tools; edging and weeding lawns, flower beds and other landscaped areas; spreading seed and fertilizer; planting or removing flowers; and operating, maintaining and repairing in-ground sprinkler systems
  • Participates in planting trees; preparing ground watering and fertilizing new trees; using auger for tree planting; and applying pesticides and herbicides using mechanical and machine-operated spraying equipment
  • Communicates with Maintenance Foreman on weekly goals and project development
  • Able to work alone and with minimal supervision

$34,000- $38,000 depending on qualifications; includes benefits

40 hours a week, with some nights and weekends required


Interested candidates can submit their cover letter, resume and/or application to the Auburn Parks and Recreation Department, P.O. Box 506, Auburn, IN 46706 or E-mail to parks(at)

Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top righthand corner of this page.

Deadline: March 2, 2018


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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.



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