Landscape Assistant

Idaho, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 10, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Work Site Location: Workforce Training Center
Work Schedule: Approximately 19 hours per week. Flexible schedule, hours between 6am - 2pm, Mon - Fri.

This position is seasonal end will end around the end of September.

Job Summary:
The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Landscape Services department.

Job Duties:

This list includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Mows and edges lawn areas with small power mowers, large riding frontline mowers, and edger.
  • Operates front-end loaders, tractors, trucks, sweepers, forklifts, lift trucks and other grounds and maintenance equipment.
  • Plants, transplants, fertilizes, mulches and waters lawns, shrubs, trees, bedding plants, and ground covers.
  • Prunes, trims shrubs, trees and plants with appropriate hand tools or power trimmers.
  • Prepares areas for lawn seed or laying sod.
  • Performs weeding activities in ornamental beds with hand tools or rototiller.
  • Rakes, sweeps and picks-up leaves, pine needles and other debris from lawns, shrub beds, walkways, curb lines and streets.
  • Calibrates, mixes and applies pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Patches asphalt, repairs concrete or assists in the pouring and finishing of concrete areas. Sets sign posts and paints and repairs outdoor benches and tables.
  • Picks up trash, litter and debris in assigned areas by hand, vacuum, sweeper or power blowers.
  • Uses hand and power tools associated with landscaping, along with chain saws, jackhammer, line trimmers, etc.
  • Removes snow and ice from campus sidewalks, entryways and parking areas. Applies sand and de-ice as needed. Operates snow plow trucks or tractors.
  • Repairs, cleans, and moves grounds related supplies and equipment.
  • Moves furniture and sets-up offices, classrooms or other college spaces as directed.
  • Assists other Facilities Operations departments as directed.
  • As required, will work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and on-call status.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful, constructive attitude and work relationship with supervisor, college staff, students and the community.
Marginal Duties
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience : High school diploma or GED, or current enrollment in high school or GED program.

Required License and/or Certifications :
Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to maintain a safe and productive environment.
• Proficient skills in operating office equipment and a computer, including Microsoft Office.
• Ability to read, write and speak in English

All application materials must be upload and the application completed prior to the close date

Advertised: May 07, 2021 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

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