Mows, trims and edges turf areas using riding mower, push mower, weed whip and edger. Mulches, weeds, removes thatch, aerates, and trims and edges around flower beds, walks, pathways and walls. Picks up litter and empties trash cans. Applies seed, fertilizer and chemicals. Rakes leaves. Shovels snow. Drives truck to transport plants and materials and/or tools.
High school diploma or GED and one year of verifiable, paid, landscape or grounds-related work.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Knowledge of tools, equipment, techniques and methods of landscaping and maintenance of lawns and formal plantings including pruning techniques, plant identification, and ability to observe unsightly areas. Ability to operate 1-ton dump-bed truck. Ability to operate riding and push mowers, power tillers, power edgers, weed whips, blowers, sprayers, large tractors, small tractors, skid steer loaders, RTV or utility vehicles, and basic hand tools.
Working Conditions / Demands
Sitting, standing, walking, climbing or using ladders, squatting, kneeling, reaching, grasping, pushing, pulling, twisting, bending, lifting and/or carrying up to 50 pounds multiple times per shift, talking, hearing, and seeing.
This is a full-time seasonal position for up to 12 weeks of full-time work. The current work schedule is 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Start times are subject to change based on heat.
Salary Plan: HR
Salary Grade: HR
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
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