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Landscape Services Technician lll

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Cedar Valley
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (40 hours per week)


Job Title Code
TN4

Salary Level
N02

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$2,666.67 mo. - $3,066.67 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$15.38 per hour
 
Business Travel


FLSA
Non-Exempt

Position Type
Staff

Position Summary
An advanced level of work which maintains landscape, hand powered tools and equipment. Performs a variety of tasks such as planting, trimming, sod laying, watering, and mowing in order to maintain and upkeep areas around college buildings, facilities and maintains landscaping equipment.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge and/or understanding of gasoline/electrical engine and repair. Knowledge of or ability to learn to use a computer. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.


Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, push, lift, dig, haul, pull, reach, carry, grasp, squat or stoop, bend and twist the body while performing essential duties, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk or hear. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.

 

HOURS WILL BE 6:30AM TO 3:00PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.   POSSIBILITY OF OCCASIONAL WEEKEND OR EVENING WORK.


Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Graduation from high school or equivalent plus two year of landscaping, construction and grounds keeping. Two years’ experience with sprinkler system; repair and installation. Valid driver's license required. Some positions may require current pesticide license; specific requirements vary according to location needs. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides guidance to the Landscape Technicians engaged in trimming shrubs, bushes, trees and planting foliage. Performs a variety of tasks such as planting, trimming, sod laying, watering, and mowing in order to maintain and upkeep areas around college buildings. Responsible for various functions such as mowing grass with riding and push mowers, edging and trimming. Ensures safe work practices for landscape area and ensures campus is in compliance of city ordinances as advised by supervisor. Supervises and participates in the work of Landscape Technicians engaged in weeding flowerbeds, transplanting flowers and trees. Maintains sprinkler system or notifies supervisor of issue with sprinkler. Create landscapes and outdoor areas. Apply products according to schedule, safety procedures and label instructions. Responsible for the safe storage of all grounds equipment. Maintains and repairs equipment, such as, tractors, mowers, etc. Performs related work as required.

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