Spanish Fork City
  • 18-Mar-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Spanish Fork, UT, USA
  • $10.00 - $13.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

EFFECTIVE DATE:   March 2020                                                                              

 

PARKS LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION WORKER

Department:    Parks & Recreations

Job Salary:    $10.00 - $13.00

Job Class:    Seasonal

Job Closes:   Open Until Filled 

 

TECHNET #1235

Pay Grade:  PT3

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GENERAL PURPOSE

Working under the supervision of the Spanish Fork City Parks and Recreation Lead Worker the Landscape Construction Worker performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks associated with landscape construction and performs other related work as required. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Installation of sprinkler systems, installs sod, plants trees and shrubs. prepares soil for planting and performs other similar tasks as assigned. Operates hand and power equipment including shovel, rake, tractor, skid steer, trencher, mini excavator, rototiller; maintains tools and equipment used in landscape construction. Performs simple and minor repairs to equipment and park structures. Responds to assignments from the lead worker and supervisor. Occasionally perform essential functions on holidays and weekends as assigned. 

Must have a professional positive attitude with good communication skills. Be productive while working alone and with others. Employees are expected to deal effectively and courteously with the public. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in landscape construction or similar experience including some exposure to horticulture, landscape maintenance or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, abilities and skills listed below:
  • Knowledge of plants, trees, shrubs, insects, and diseases.
  • Knowledge of the use of chemicals such as pesticides, herbicides, etc..
  • Knowledge of the sprinkler installation procedures and techniques used in install irrigation systems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, and general public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to safely operate various equipment and tools used in landscape construction.
  • Must have transportation to and from work and speak English.
  • Must have excellent design, organizational and planning skills, and strong people skills.
  • Must be a self-motivated, open minded problem solver that adapts readily to change. This is a hands-on position.
  • Must have a valid drivers license. 

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL APPLICATIONS:

Surroundings involve contact with outdoors, dust, dirt, heat, cold, arid/dry, humidity, wetness noise, fumes and vibrations. Requires working with and around other employees. Occasionally requires working alone. Health and Safety conditions include constantly dealing with soil, water and plant materials. Occasionally dealing with toxic materials and chemicals. Physical activities include constant standing, kneeling, crouching, handling, balancing, turning, pushing, pulling, reaching and carrying. Requires occasional jumping, crawling, sitting, climbing, throwing and feeling. Requires talking, hearing, and seeing. Requires ability to lift up to 45 pounds without assistance Physical dimensions include strength necessary in hands, arms, legs, and back. Requires constant eye/hand coordination with occasional foot/eye/hand coordination. Occasionally requires vision strain, rapid speed work, and extreme muscular exertion, along with finger, hand/arm, and foot/leg dexterity. Mental applications include constant memory for details and attention to many items. Occasionally requires the estimation of the size, quality, and quantity of objects, along with the speed of moving objects. Occasional discriminating thinking, rot/repetitive thinking, guided problem solving, creative problem solving, and memory for ideas, verbal and written directions.

 

 

 

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