Tampa Skyline
Tampa Skyline
Tampa Skyline

Grounds Maintenance Intern - East Tampa

Recruitment #240208-008290-002


These are grant funded summer-seasonal positions designed to focus on community enhancement and blight elimination.  Recent position expansion is designed to provide exposure to expanded areas of the city for the purpose of career exploration as an option (additional information below).

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing general grounds maintenance tasks consisting of litter abatement, and the rights of way maintenance such as mowing, edging, trimming and other basic landscaping. On-the-job training will be provided for the usage of a variety of hand tools including shovels, hoes, rakes and wheelbarrows. Safety training and the proper use of motorized line trimmers, edgers, blowers and lawn mowers will also be part of the program.

Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS- East Tampa only:

Applicants must: Be between the age of 16-19 years old, enrolled in the Hillsborough County School system, and must live in one of the following East Tampa zip codes: 33602, 33610, 33604, 33603, 33605, and 33619 Please view map to see the zip code boundaries.

Boundaries include:  

  • Northern Boundary: Hillsborough Ave. 
  • Southern Boundary: Interstate 4 
  • Western Boundary: Interstate 275 
  • Eastern Boundary: Tampa City limits/56th street          
Be able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check and drug test. 

Work Dates and Hours of operation: The Summer youth program will provide employment opportunities from Monday, June 10, 2024 - Friday, August 2, 2024. Hours of operation will be from 6:30 am to 3:00pm, with a 1/2 hour lunch break. 
Uniforms: The City of Tampa will provide Steel toed work boots and 4 tee shirts. EXAMINATION


Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.