Part-time Seasonal Building & Grounds Workers



Purpose of Position


To clean and maintain the buildings and grounds of the City of Oxford


Major Duties and Responsibilities

General Information
OXFORD, MS 38655
United States
Employee Type  Seasonal
Job Category  City of Oxford Building and Grounds  Dept.
Industry  Laborer
Contact Information
Name  Taylor Gex Walhood
Phone  662.232.2313

Major Duties and Responsibilities



Supervision Received

The immediate supervisor for this position is the Building and Grounds Superintendent. 


Supervision Exercised




Maintain city streets and sidewalks

Clean allies

Wash the streets

Pick up all paper and other debris from City streets and sidewalks


Maintain City grounds

Mow lawn and weed-eat flowerbeds

Fertilize grass and trees

Trim tree branches

Plant trees

Trim hedges

Clean interior of building


Maintain City golf course

Mow and weed-eat golf course

Put the right chemicals on the greens

Water the greens

Plant grass and fertilize once a month

Keep records of gas purchases and hours on machines




Purchase departmental parts and supplies

Maintain an inventory list of parts and supplies


Receive authorization to make departmental purchases

Set up seasonal decorations for the City

Maintain the interior and exterior of City department buildings as directed

Perform other duties as directed


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities





Layout of City streets

Proper grammar and proper use of English in speaking and writing

OSHA standards and regulations concerning employee safety

Federal and state statutes concerning the work of the department

Mathematical skills, including addition, subtraction, division and multiplication

General functions and operations of municipal government


Skills and Abilities:


Work as a team member with other employees

Meet specified or required deadlines

Communicate effectively with residents, elected officials, other City employees, etc., both oral and written

Maintain confidentiality

Work autonomously when necessary

Handle multiple tasks simultaneously with frequent interruptions


Deal with others in a professional manner

Maintain professional composure in heated situations

Follow departmental and City policies and procedures


Special Requirements

The person in this position must have a valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or its equivalency.  


Tools and Equipment Used

The tools used are associated with operations of small equipment used to maintain lawns and gardens such as mower, edger, etc.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an