Maintenance Specialist (Parks and Beaches)

City of Oceanside Public Works Department | Energy, Environmental, and Utilities

Average Wage for this Career

$74,880 *This figure represents the median wage for this career in San Diego County and not the wages of any specific interviewee

Average Wage for this Career


About Maintenance Specialist (Parks and Beaches)

Meet Mark Garlock, Parks, Pier & Beaches Supervisor, who tells us all about his role with the City of Oceanside Water Public Works Department. A Maintenance Specialist for Parks & Beachers performs minor repairs/improvements and maintains the cleanliness and orderliness of park grounds and facility structures. Mark also maintains and repairs erosion control, diversion, and drainage systems to protect park facilities. A Maintenance Specialist also performs duties such as operating and minor maintenance on trucks, tractors, mowers, or other light automotive mechanical equipment; assigns, trains, and reviews the work of public service workers performing park maintenance work; and assists high-level Parks staff in maintaining records and reports and monitoring contractor maintenance services. Learn more with the U.S. Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Education Resources

State Programs
California Department of Pesticide Regulation

Certified Arborist
International Society of Arboriculture