Employee of the Month


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City of Porterville
291 North Main Street
Porterville, CA 93257
(559)782-7499
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City of Porterville

December 2013 Employee of the Month

Ramon Velasco

Parks & Leisure Services

Ramon Velasco was hired by the City of Porterville as a part-time Parks Maintenance Worker Aide in May 2003 for the Parks and Leisure Services Department.  He became a full-time Parks Maintenance Worker I in August 2005. Ramon was promoted to his current position as Parks Maintenance Worker II in March of 2007.

Ramon spends most of his time maintaining the 85-acre Sports Complex.  Ramon handles all the irrigation, oversees the equipment maintenance, mows the grass, cleans the restrooms and preps the fields.  He also goes above and beyond to help all of the youth sports leagues that use the Sports Complex.  Ramon always displays a great attitude and is a true team player when it comes to helping his co-workers.  It is his attitude and tremendous work ethic that will enable him to continue to climb up the Parks Division ladder in the years to come.

Ramon is married to Maria and has a son, Jose (11) and a daughter, Destiny (7).  His hobbies include horseback riding, Mexican rodeo, watching sports, and coaching his children’s sports teams.

Ramon states that his favorite part of his job is being outdoors and that he is happy to be a part of the Parks and Leisure Services Department. 

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