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Recreation Installation Specialist

Dakota Playground is seeking a full-time Recreation Installation Specialist in Fargo.


Recreation Installation Specialist


This individual will lead a crew in the proper layout and installation of commercial play equipment, sports equipment, park amenities and other recreation equipment.   The successful candidate will have the ability to recognize and solve on-site issues, maintain a safe and professional working environment and keep pace with estimated production times.  All while keeping a positive and respectful attitude toward co-workers, customers and suppliers.

The principal job duties of this position are:

  • Installation of commercial play equipment, safety surfacing, sports equipment, park amenities and other rec equipment
  • Ability to instruct and develop crew in the proper construction techniques
  • A keen focus on job site safety
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Ability to keep pace with estimated production times


  • Knowledge of Playground Industry Standards & Guidelines 
  • Working knowledge of Grade Stakes & Elevations
  • Comprehension of Blueprints & Specifications 
  • Skid Steer Operator and similar Job Tools & Equipment
  • Comprehension of Manufacturer Installation Manuals
  • Demonstrated Leadership and Excellent Communication Skills 
  • Pre-construction and Job Close-out Procedures
  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector preferred

Competitive wage and benefits package, including health, 401(k) and profit sharing.  To apply, send a cover letter and resume to  If you have any questions regarding this position or the hiring process, please contact Mike Dunn at (701) 476-8538. This is an internal and external posting.