Landscape Maintenance Technician

  • University of Idaho
  • Caldwell, ID
  • Nov 17, 2020
Full time   Facilities Management

Job Description

Under general supervision of the Campus Landscape Supervisor, the incumbent of this position performs daily detailed technical levels of green space and hardscape maintenance to ensure a high quality of landscape care within an assigned area of the campus landscape. The incumbent observes and promotes safe work practices and procedures and follows professional landscape maintenance standards, while safely and competently operating and performing basic maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment such as lawn mowers, trucks, power leaf rakes, tractors, forklifts, skid-steer loaders, tillers, shovels, wheelbarrows, string trimmers, aerators, saws, pruning devices, chainsaws, rakes and irrigations systems. Specific responsibilities include: maintaining safe, healthy and attractive shrubs, vines, and trees up to twenty feet; maintaining safe, healthy and attractive turf on lawns, recreation and athletic fields; maintaining clean, safe and attractive hardscapes; maintaining safe, healthy and attractive flowering, herbaceous and woody planting beds; supporting the facilities Snow and Ice Removal program; applying pesticides to landscape areas, and maintaining a pesticide applicator’s license; contributing to the team effort. This is an essential position that will be called upon in the event of an emergency and/or University Closure.

Application Details

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