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University of Idaho
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Posted: 03/7/2018
Landscaping Technician

University of Idaho

Landscaping Technician

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Facilities Management

Employee Category: Temporary

Pay Range: $10.00 per hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Campus Landscape Manager, the incumbent performs one or more of the following types of work: assisting landscape technicians in the fields of landscaping and landscape maintenance; assisting arborists in tree maintenance; and assisting with irrigation construction and maintenance. Hours of work are dependent on the season.

Minimum Qualifications:

Due to the duties of this position, candidates are required to be at least 18 years of age.

Must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and be able to meet policy requirements for driving University vehicles.

Willing to and able to perform the work requirements of this position.

Ability to:

Safely operate various types of landscape maintenance equipment including mowers (both commercial riding mowers and self-propelled push mowers), weed trimmers, small tractors, and various hand and power tools.

Work independently without close supervision.

Work safely and cooperatively with other team members to accomplish desired results.

Receive orders from supervisors and execute in a safe, efficient, and timely manner.

Pay attention to detail; the ability to tell when something is out of place and take appropriate steps to rectify the problem.

Maintain proper dress codes and adhere to safety procedures presented by your supervisor.

Experience: in the fields of horticulture, landscape architecture, landscape maintenance or landscape construction.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education or training: in the fields of horticulture, irrigation, arboriculture, landscape architecture, landscape maintenance or landscape construction.

Experience: safely operating and performing routine maintenance on large and small mowers, weed trimmers and other landscape maintenance equipment

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: STH001335P

Posting Date: 03/02/2018

Closing Date: 3/18/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions:

This position involves working in areas where pesticides may have been applied or in areas where reclaimed water may be used for irrigation.

Position requires a candidate that is able to work full-time, 8 hours a day, Scheduled work hours are 6:00 am – 2:30 pm.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.