Company: City of Lawrence
Posted on: January 4, 2019
PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT--STARTING SALARY: $18.35 TO $26.23 PER HOUR DOQ--
RESPONSIBILITIESAssigned to Landscape/Forestry division, this position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks in the provision for municipal properties and right of way landscape, tree, and turf maintenance. Maintenance activities include inventory- tree data collection; tree health inspections; planting, staking, watering and pruning trees and shrubs; injecting and handling pesticides for tree related pest treatments.--Lead person for city crews and contract workers to plant new trees in right of way locations and new subdivisions.--The Horticulturist II frequently supervises temporary workers in semi-skilled tasks within the department.--Other duties as assigned.--
QUALIFICATIONSEquivalent to a Bachelor's degree with major course work in horticulture or related field.One or more years of experience in horticulture field, prefer advanced knowledge of horticulture principles, practices and landscape methods.--Must acquire a commercial driver's license (CDL) to operate assigned equipment and a Kansas pesticide license within first 3 months of hire.--Must possess KAA Arborist certification within two years of employment.--Must be physically capable to operate walk-behind equipment (i.e.--power mowers, roto-tillers, snow blowers, leaf vacuums).--The successful applicant will be required to pass a background check, post offer physical and drug screen.--
BENEFITSHealth, Dental and Life Insurance: Various dependent coverage levels available. Vacation: 12 days per year (Plus 2 days Personal Leave) Holidays: 9 days per year Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System--
MUST SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION BY: Thursday, December 27th, 2018.
*The Employer is pleased to provide an online application process. If you do not have access to a home computer to submit an application, computer access is available at public libraries, the Lawrence Workforce Center or City Hall, Human Resources.
Human Resources Department--Employer, Kansas--City Hall2nd Floor 6 East 6th StreetPO Box 708--Lawrence, Kansas 66044--
Toll Free: (800) 444-8321--Phone: (785) 832-3203--ax: (785) 832-3228--Employment Information Line: (785) 832-3333--E-Mail: HumanResources@lawrenceks.org--Employer, Kansas Web Page: www.LawrenceKs.org--
We consider applicants for all positions regardless of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation or disability.
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