Landscape Services Technician l

  • Dallas County Community College District
  • Dallas County Community College District, South Lamar Street, Dallas, TX, USA
  • Jul 20, 2019
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description

Job no: 498404
Work type: Full-time
Location: Mountain View
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$2,000.00 mo. - $2,300.00 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)


Position Type

Position Summary
Landscape or maintains grounds using hand powered tools or equipment. Performs a variety of tasks such as planting, trimming, sod laying, watering, and mowing in order to maintain the areas around the college buildings, facilities and maintains landscaping equipment.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of or ability to learn to use a computer. Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements
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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, push, lift, dig, haul, pull, reach, carry, grasp, squat or stoop, bend and twist the body while performing essential duties, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk or hear. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
High school graduate or equivalent plus six (6) months landscape experience. Basic knowledge and/or understanding of gasoline/electrical engine operations and repair. Some positions may require a current pesticide license; specific requirements vary according to location needs. Valid driver's license required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Work hours of 6:00AM to 2:30PM.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Operates a variety of light to moderately heavy equipment used in landscape maintenance activities including trimming, mowing, watering grass and shrubs, pruning and maintaining grounds. Moves soil, equipment and materials, digs holes, and performs related duties to assist other Landscape Technicians in landscaping functions. Performs routine maintenance and service on assigned equipment. Reports equipment repair problems to the Landscape Services Supervisor. Picks up litter on campus pavement and grounds area. Ensures safe work practices for landscape areas and ensures campus is in compliance of city ordinances as advised by supervisor. Ensures tools are maintained properly and stored in a safe area. Plants and transplants trees, shrubs and flowers; sods grass, plants seed, pulls weeds and spray fertilizer and insecticides. Performs related work as required.

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