Landscape Person III
Salary range: 32
Reports to: Department Head
Under general direction of the Landscaping Supervisor, lead a landscaping crew and perform landscaping duties for maintenance and beautification of District facilities. Perform complex landscaping tasks; related work as required.
- High School Diploma or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Three years experience in landscaping work
- Experience in preparation and maintenance of athletic fields
- Must possess a valid Department of Agriculture Applicators Certificate
- Have and maintain valid California drivers license and driving record that assures insurability by district's carrier.
- Lead a crew comprised of Landscape Person II and/or Landscape Person I personnel
- Planning and scheduling
- Assist in training of Landscape person II and Landscape Person I personnel
- Maintain District facilities landscaping
- Operate motorized equipment
- Prepare, mark, and maintain district athletic fields
- Repair and install district fencing
- Move and/or repair district athletic and play equipment as needed
- Maintain asphalt areas
- Mow and edge lawn areas
- Rake and pick up leaves
- Prepare soils for planting
- Remove and control weeds
- Train others in landscaping maintenance and equipment operation
- Safely operate motorized, power, and hand tools used in landscaping maintenance
- Understand and carry out written and oral instructions
- Work effectively and maintain cooperative relationship with all staff, students, and the public.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Thorough knowledge of tools, materials, and equipment used in maintaining School District landscaping;
- Ability to effectively train others in landscaping maintenance and equipment operation;
- Understand and carry out written and oral instructions;
- Care and adjustmentment of tools and equipment used in School District landscaping;
- Methods used in development and maintenance of landscaped areas;
- Safety procedures related to landscape maintenance;
- Regulation field markings for various athletic activities;
- Crew leadership abilities;
- Ability to work effectively and maintain cooperative relationship with all staff, students, and public.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move more than 70 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Work Year: 12 Months
Revision Date: 03/25/2014
Initial date: 09/24/2002
Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.