Landscape Specialist Job Description Sample
Summary The Landscape Specialist is responsible for landscaping and grounds maintenance activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions Receives work orders and prepares work schedules, according to nature of job. Plans and directs the location and planting of trees, plants, and shrubbery.
Oversees watering, fertilization, pruning, and pest control and disease treatment programs for trees and greenery. Schedules equipment to be used in maintenance operations, such as mowing, patching potholes, and painting street or curb lines. Inventories and orders supplies and equipment.
Inspects work in progress and upon completion for compliance to original plans. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions Working in varying temperatures is required. Lifting and carrying heavy or cumbersome items is required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in landscaping and grounds maintenance.
Ability to supervise the work activities of subordinate employees in landscaping and grounds maintenance.
Ability to operate grounds maintenance equipment. Ability to maintain records and estimate landscaping and grounds maintenance needs. Minimum Education and/or Experience The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in landscaping, grounds maintenance or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information Interested candidates should submit a UA - Pulaski Technical College employment application, resume and copies of unofficial transcripts to: UA - Pulaski Technical College, Office of Human Resources, 3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118. https://www.uaptc.edu/employment_opportunities AA/EOE
Previous landscape and light construction experience preferred but not a requirement.
Excellent communication & customer service skills.
Ability to prioritize work load, work under pressure and still maintain good composure.
Desired experience in working with routes, service stops, and meeting deadlines of your service route.
Dependable and self-motivated with desire to work year-round.
High school diploma or GED is desired but not a must.
English speaking preferred but not a requirement.
Successful Completion of Pre-employment. Physical Demands with or without accommodations are not limited to:
Ability to walk for long periods of time in extreme temperatures.
Work outdoors for extensive periods of time.
Able to work long hours during our peak season.
Climb a ladder up to 10 feet in height.
Repetitive lifting, twisting, pulling, pushing, bending, squatting, overhead reaching.
Lifting or carrying up to 1
Sagebrush Landscape Resotration Specialist
SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.
Special Notification This is a temporary, not to exceed 2.5 year grant-funded position. The position is subject to Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission (ISWCC) policies. The position covers an extended area within Idaho and may require significant or extended periods of travel outside the Boise area.
POSITION PURPOSEThis position will work with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Governor’s Office of Species Conservation (OSC), and other stakeholders to restore lost hydrology to wet meadow, mesic, and wetland areas. It will promote and assist to implement landscape-scale improvements across jurisdictional boundaries to impact sage-steppe obligates and associated species across Idaho.
GENERAL INFORMATIONIncumbents follow the administrative direction of and are employees of the ISWCC, but receive supervisory oversight from assigned NRCS State Office personnel. PRINCIPAL DAY-TO-DAY ACCOUNTABILITIES UNDER NRCS SUPERVISION
Incumbents: * Provide technical conservation assistance to farmers and ranchers and provide assistance in administrative, fiscal, and technical responsibilities as requested by the local NRCS field office or partners such as, but not limited to, OSC, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho Sage Grouse Action Team, and US Fish Wildlife Service. Communicate and work with Commission staff, conservation districts, and/or directly with landowners and operators through face-to-face contact, the telephone, written correspondence and/or e-mail.
Provide science and technology development to NRCS field offices, Commission staff, conservation districts, and others, identify technology transfer and training needs, increase communication and build partnership capacity in focus areas, and increase technical assistance capacity and as it relates to restoring lost hydrology to wet meadow, mesic and wetland areas. Conduct training and provide technology transfer on tools and emerging science to improve conservation effectiveness of restoring lost hydrology to wet meadow, mesic, and wetland areas. Work to identify wet meadow, mesic and wetland landscape-scale challenges, develop strategic solutions and assist partners in project planning.
For plans focusing on wet meadow, mesic or wetland resources, assist with the conservation planning process and certification of conservation practices under direction of local NRCS District Conservationist to assure adherence to NRCS standards and specifications. Ensure that NEPA (including all appropriate permits) is completed for projects developed by this position.
Obtain Apprentice Planner Certification as well as appropriate job approval authority for conservation practices as identified by NRCS. Promote Commission and NRCS objectives, programs, and assist NRCS, Commission, and conservation district field offices as assigned by NRCS supervisor.
Work with NRCS State Office staff and provide feedback on relevant job sheets and specifications, identifying training opportunities for NRCS and partners, and communication strategies as it relates to wet meadow, mesic and wetland throughout Idaho. Initiate and plan field tours highlighting projects that have been implemented to restore lost hydrology to wet meadow/wetland/mesic areas. Assist in the production of written and visual tools such as videos or other outreach material as assigned.
Establish working relationships with state, federal and local groups at the county level to ensure planned projects meet all state, federal and local requirements.
PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNTABILITIES UNDER ISWCC DIRECTION
Incumbents: * Fulfill responsibilities as an ISWCC employee including keeping daily records of time and work accomplishments, summarizing time and accomplishments for performance plans/evaluations and periodic/special reports, satisfy all other State rules and policies for state employees as outlined in the ISWCC Personnel Procedure Manual, and as an ISWCC/NRCS Conservation Cooperator.
- Other duties as assigned
EducationCollege degree in wildlife biology, fisheries, soil conservation or related agricultural or natural resource discipline such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, agricultural engineering, hydrology or related field. Preference will be given to applicants with 30 semester hours in a natural resource or agricultural field, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops, plant science or hydrology. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science;
Combination of Education and ExperienceAt least 30 semester hours in one or more of the disciplines listed above, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils, crops, plant science and hydrology, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science. Demonstration of Education and/or Experience Education: provide a copy of college transcripts or list of college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grades received at an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education. Experience: list paid and/or volunteer experience that included the application of techniques, principles, and methods from a variety of agricultural and natural resource fields and provide contact information for verification. All required information is due by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to timely submit required documentation will disqualify the applicant from consideration. *
Civil RightsMust perform duties in a manner, which actively supports civil rights policies regarding personnel rules and regulations and delivery of ISWCC and NRCS programs and services without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or physical or mental disability. *
Motor Vehicle Operator Must possess and maintain a valid State of Idaho motor vehicle operator’s license to perform the duties of this position.
Operation of a motor vehicle in both public and private roads during daylight hours and occasionally after dark may be required. Ability and willingness to travel for extended periods out of the Boise area. *
Customer Service Incumbent will strive to meet the needs of customers while supporting ISWCC, and NRCS missions. Consistently communicates and treats customers (America's farmers, ranchers and forest landowners, their representatives, visitors, ISWCC and NRCS staff and leadership, and conservation partners) in a courteous, tactful, and respectful manner.
Incumbent provides the customer with consistent information according to established policies and procedures. Handles conflict and problems in dealing with the customer constructively and appropriately.
Preferred QualificationsGood knowledge of Idaho’s federal, state, and local voluntary conservation partnership, soil and water conservation principles, agriculture, natural resource conservation practices, hydrology, biology, or range. Experience developing and making public presentations, good writing skills for developing technical reports and correspondence as well as resource plan development and implementation. Working knowledge of or experience working with NRCS. Conditions of Employment
Required training:Conservation planning Apprentice certification. Incumbent is required to obtain conservation planning Apprentice certification according to the guidelines in Part 409 to the General Manual within 24 months of employment; and complete other identified federal and state annual training requirements including those related to security awareness training and compliance, and relating to state employee job responsibilities.
Physical DemandsTravel required, work requires regular and recurring physical exertion related to conservation work requiring, but not limited to, walking on rough terrain, jumping ditches and furrows, climbing steep banks, and working in and around streams and wetlands in remote locations. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a copy of qualifying college transcripts specified above to:email@example.com, attention HR Department, no later than 5 pm MT on Friday, March 2, 2018. Open for Recruitment: February 16, 2018 - March 2, 2018 Announcement #: NONCLS009137 Location(s): Boise
- Salary Range:* $45,500 - $58,200 annually, DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!
Landscape Maintenance Specialist
Landscape Maintenance Specialist Print Apply Landscape Maintenance Specialist Salary $50,627.20 - $79,622.40 Annually Location Irvine, CA Job Type Full-Time Department Public Works Job Number 01861 Closing 2/26/2018 5:00 PM Pacific
Questions Description The City of Irvine Public Works Department seeks organized, proactive and motivated landscaping professionals to perform a variety of skilled and specialized construction, maintenance and repair tasks on landscape in parks and streetscapes. The Landscape Maintenance Specialist will primarily perform water management using centralized irrigation controllers as well as monitoring the City's landscape maintenance contracts.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer service skills and an extensive background in plant science and water management. In addition, this individual will possess strong computer skills to effectively utilize current technology applications. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list to fill multiple vacancies.
This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned:
Operates and maintains irrigation systems including Calsense and WeatherTrak controllers. Enters data and prepares irrigation reports. Programs irrigation controllers.
Oversee landscape contractors' performance. Assists in bidding, procurement and billing processes. Directs the use of contract services to accomplish assigned functions; plans and inspects contractor projects.
Diagnoses, repairs, replaces, and installs irrigation systems and components, including controllers, wiring and connections, mainlines, control valves, master valves and water pressure regulators.
Operates wire and voltage locator equipment and locates underground wiring problems. Operates remote control equipment to check irrigation systems.
Operates a variety of small and large equipment including chain saws and tractors.
Designs, estimates, coordinates and implements basic irrigation system installations and modifications. Tests, repairs and replaces irrigation system cross connection devices to conform to state and county requirements.
Locates and marks irrigation utilities for Underground Service Alert.
Performs landscape development plan checks and reviews.
May perform emergency repairs and may be required to be on 24-hour emergency response (standby) or respond to emergency call outside regular working hours.
May work a variety of changing shifts in order to meet the maintenance needs of the department.
Purchases supplies, materials and equipment and maintains paper and computerized inventory and records.
Responds to landscape requests and inquiries from the general public.
Uses a computer to perform job related tasks, and to input and maintain records.
Performs other duties as required. Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions High school diploma or equivalent with technical training in landscape maintenance, water management, or irrigation design and/or troubleshooting and maintenance.
Four years specialized landscape maintenance experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a Class B license with a tanker endorsement may be required.
Possession of an Orange County Backflow Prevention license may be required.
Previous experience managing centralized irrigation systems, working in commercial, municipal or institutional organizations, and managing the work of contractors is highly desirable. Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000.
Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches.
Irvine has also been recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime. The City employs more than 800 full-time and more than 500 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $191.8 million.
The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work. THE DEPARTMENT Public Works The mission of the Public Works Department is to develop, build, and maintain public infrastructure by effectively administering and managing the design, engineering, construction and maintenance of City-owned streets, facilities, landscape, and other assets. This dynamic department employs 139 full-time staff members.
The Department is composed of nine divisions cooperating to create a highly effective team. The divisions include Administration, Signal Operations & Maintenance, Project Management, Environmental Programs, Development Engineering, Streets and Right-of-Way Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance and Fleet Services. Together these divisions provide essential services designed to meet City Strategic Business Plan goals.
SELECTION PROCESS The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination. Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 24 hours prior to the first phase of the selection process.
The successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening, by a City physician to ensure their physical suitability to perform assigned duties. In addition, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation prior to appointment. The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Retirement The City offers the CalPERS 2% at 62 formula for new CalPERS members.; OR 2% at 55 formula for existing CalPERS members with less than a six-month break in service from another CalPERS or CalPERS reciprocal agency. Additional details on the City’s retirement plan will be provided to candidates during the job offer process.
For further information about CalPERS, please contact CalPERS directly. Health Plan The City currently offers medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for employees and their dependents. In addition, the City provides life insurance and a disability plan for employees.
Leave Time 80 to 160 hours of annual vacation accrual, depending on years of service; 11 paid holidays per year; 96 hours of sick leave per year; and 71 hours of annual personal leave. City employees currently work a 36/44 hour work week schedule. Benefits Professional Development/Education Reimbursement up to $1,300 per year; Flexible Spending Account that allows pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible medical and dependent care expenses; and a City Wellness program that includes on-site fitness centers.
Lawn Care - Landscape - Technician - Specialist - Maintenance
WHAT WE OFFER:
· Competitive Hourly Rate
· Full Range of Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental
· 401K Retirement Plan with company matching
· Paid Company Training
· Advancement Opportunities- Based on Performance
· Great Work Environment
Lawn Care Specialist
TruGreen® is the nation's largest and most comprehensive provider of lawn services with over 250 branches throughout the country. TruGreen® is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen® an employer of choice and a great place to work! Due to rapid growth, we are looking to add Lawn Care Technician/General Laborerto our team!
As a Lawn Care Technician/General Laborer you will provide outstanding customer service, operate company vehicles perform efficient and accurate application of our products, so customers have healthy lawns!
· Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
· Must have a Valid Driver’s License
· Good reliability and attendance
· High level of professionalism while interacting with customers
TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/ProtectedVeterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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TruGreen performs pre-employment testing.
By providing TruGreen with my cell phone number, I agree that TruGreen may call or text/SMS message me on that number using an automated telephone dialing system or prerecorded or artificial voice to discuss possible employment opportunities, my account, including current and possible future services provided by TruGreen, customer service and billing. I understand that providing my cell phone number is not required to inquire about or apply for employment with TruGreen or purchase TruGreen services and that I may revoke this permission at any time.
Payments Landscape Strategy Specialist
Description Reporting to the Head Payments Strategy, this is a role centered on meeting the evolving consumer and commercial payment needs. The focus is on developing and managing the Emerging Payments Strategy for Citizens Bank, including developing short and long term objectives, strategies, and tactical plans. As payment technologies continue to develop and new payment technologies are brought to market, this role will be responsible for ensuring that Citizens Bank is well positioned to understand the industry trends and landscape, understand what peer is doing, and evaluate Citizens overall strategy to drive areas of focus for payments. This role has overall accountability for the enterprise strategic roadmap, running the corporate wide payments council and driving forth the payments agenda with the product groups to ensure alignment. This is a key leadership role within Digital as Emerging Payments is a focus point for Citizens Bank in the coming years.
Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
5+ years in the financial services/ payments industry with a strong working knowledge of emerging payment technologies and customer engagement strategies.
Strategic thinker and planner with experience in product development, product management and operations in financial services or other relevant service sector industries.
Knowledge and skill to lead the growth and evolution Emerging Payment Products at Citizens Bank.
Excellent capabilities in developing and executing strategies for leading consumer and small business banking products and services. Strong ‘end-to-end’ product development and product management processes and disciplines.
Track record of successful development and implementation of new product initiatives product enhancements across a broad portfolio of products and services.
Experienced at identifying opportunities where mentoring and leading by example will foster leadership at the next level.
Clear and articulate communicator with strong personal presence who establishes credibility with audiences inside and outside the bank.
Hours & Work Schedule Hours per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday
Why Work with Us At Citizens, you’ll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.
Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of Citizens Bank and Citizens Securities, Inc. to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws. Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer Disabled/Veteran Citizens Bank is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective subsidiaries, and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania.
Landscape Specialist Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies.
We're a family-owned company known for our unrivaled customer service and quality products. We attribute our success to hardwork, teamwork and collaboration. Our people are our great asset.
We're looking for the best and brightest to take our Facilities department to the next level. If you have passion and expertise in landscape management, Uline is the company for
Landscape Lighting Specialist
• 5 year minimum field experience
• Calculating / designing / retrofitting systems
• Coordination of crew and project installations
• Repair and maintenance of existing systems
• Proficient with electrical systems
• Mechanically oriented
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record
Must be a professional who is customer service oriented, a team player, and communicates well.
Competitive salary based on experience. Full benefit package includes 401K, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, etc. Please email or send resume to R.P. Marzilli & Company, Inc., 21 A Trotter Drive, Medway, MA 02053
Landscape Maintenance Specialist - Charlotte, NC
Canopy is looking for a Landscape Maintenance Specialist to join our rapidly-growing residential landscape maintenance team. This position is a foundational piece of our business and is vitally important to the success of our growing company. The focus of this role is to provide an extraordinary experience for our customers through phenomenal service, clear and proactive communication, and high quality workmanship.
This is not an ordinary, run-of-the-mill, landscape maintenance position. This role is designed for a landscape maintenance specialist to flourish and grow/develop on a career path with unlimited opportunities. This role will take on a high level of responsibility including a full book of residential landscape maintenance business. You will be in charge of providing service, building and cultivating relationships with customers, estimating/selling new services and growing this book of business through generating new customer leads in the field. You will work out of your own truck and enclosed trailer set-up, supplied and outfitted by Canopy with all the equipment and tools needed to complete your work. You will work closely with the upper level fulfillment management team, who will provide you a daily schedule, remote sales/service support and supply you with all the resources you need to complete your work.
- Provide an extraordinary customer experience
- Complete daily assignments by performing residential landscape maintenance services such as mowing, trimming, edging, pruning, etc.
- Build lasting relationships with customers, earning their trust and securing their satisfaction.
- Identify needs in the landscape and make recommendations for improvements such as mulch installation, fertilization and weed control, etc. Quote and sell these additional services in the field.
- Generate new sales by making up-sales to existing customers on other services, etc.
- Generate new customers by interacting with neighbors and providing a level of quality that draws attention to the landscapes you manage.
- Passion for working in the landscape
- Self-motivated and driven
- 2+ years of experience doing landscape maintenance
- Experience using large commercial walk-behind mowers
- Pruning knowledge and experience
- Clean driving record and valid drivers license
- Experience driving a truck and trailer
- Knowledge of small engine maintenance
- Ability to interact with customers
- Knowledge of overall landscape to make recommendations, identify issues, solve problems.
- Highly attentive to details
- Compensation above industry standards
- Base compensation, plus incentive compensation and sales commission
- Paid Holidays / Paid Time Off
- Health benefits
- Year-round employment with full-time hours
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