Deadline: August 6, 2017
The Parks Maintenance Worker will assist the horticulture and forestry crews in the on-going maintenance of City-owned parks and recreation facilities. Duties include, but are not limited to tree/shrub planting, pruning, and removal, general maintenance of landscape beds, pest control applications, and aiding with greenhouse duties.
Education and/or Experience
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Two years’ of experience in landscaping, arboriculture, or forestry or equivalent education, preferred. Certified Arborist and/or Commercial Pesticide Applicator License preferred. Completion of NIMS requirements within one year of hire. Must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brakes and tanker endorsements or obtain within six months (6 months) of hire. Must maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.
Finalists will be subject to the Post-Offer Testing below:
- Background Investigation
- Drug Screening / Breath Alcohol Testing
- Medical Evaluation / Essential Functions
- Motor Vehicle Records Search (On-Going)
Starting Rate of Pay: $14.43 – $19.25/ hour, DOQ (This is a benefits eligible non-exempt position.)
Applicants will be required to submit an online employment application. To apply go to the posting link at https://ks-leawood.civicplushrms.com/careers/.