Landscaper

Employer
St. Petersburg College
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details



Landscaper

Compensation: 10.79
Openings: 5
PeopleSoft ID: 3881
Formal review of applications begins: May 20, 2019
Department: Landscape Services
Location: TBD

Key Position Information:


Position Summary:
This class is the first of three levels in the Landscaping series. Incumbents maintain College grounds and perform maintenance on grounds keeping equipment. Responsibilities may include mowing; trimming; removing weeds; operating a leaf blower; picking up trash; applying herbicides and pesticides; performing routine maintenance and/or minor maintenance on grounds keeping equipment and irrigation systems; and installing landscaping materials.


Requirements::
Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

Experience:

One year experience in landscape maintenance.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Knowledge:
  • Grounds maintenance principles and practices;
  • Applicable equipment, materials, and tools used in grounds maintenance activities;
  • Applicable chemicals, pesticides, and/or herbicides;
  • Recordkeeping principles;
  • Safe work practices;
  • Computers and related software applications.

Skills:
  • Maintaining grounds;
  • Operating and maintaining applicable grounds maintenance equipment and tools;
  • Applying applicable chemicals, pesticides, and/or herbicides;
  • Performing routine maintenance and repairs;
  • Performing manual labor;
  • Maintaining records;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

Physical:
  • Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, and travel.

License:
  • Valid Florida Driver's License
  • Ability to get State Pesticide License


Responsibilities:


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.
Potential Frequency
1.
Performs grounds maintenance activities, which includes: mowing; edging lawns; watering and weeding lawns and gardens; trimming and pruning shrubs, hedges, and trees; performing weed abatement activities; applying mulches; applying herbicides and pesticides; and/or installing landscaping materials.
Daily - 60%

2.
Operates and maintains a variety of grounds maintenance equipment, and machines, which includes: lawn mowers, trimmers, blowers, edgers, weed eaters, chainsaws, and other related hand and power tools. Performs routine maintenance and/or minor maintenance on grounds keeping equipment and irrigation systems
Daily - 30%

3.
Maintains a variety of records related to equipment operation and maintenance, service requests, and/or other grounds maintenance activities.
Daily - 5%

4.
Performs general grounds clean up, including removing litter and debris and cleaning paths and walkways.
Daily - 5%

5.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
As Required



To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/3881

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.

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