18 Aug 2014

Full-Time Landscape Technician

City of Kansas City, MO-Water ServicesKansas City, Missouri, United States

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Job Description

This position will assist with the planning and care of plantings for sustainable stormwater management projects, channels, and Levee areas and will be responsible for performing and training crew members on the job for plant identification, maintenance, etc. Work is performed utilizing broad independent judgment and is subject to review by superiors through evaluation of written reports, conferences and observation.

REQUIRES Accredited Bachelor’s degree in landscape management, turf management, forestry, or related horticulture field and one (1) year of related experience OR Accredited Associate’s degree in landscape management, turf management, forestry, or related horticulture field and three (3) years of related experience OR high school graduation and five (5) years related experience, two (2) years of which must be at the supervisory level. Must be able to perform physically demanding, repetitive job responsibilities involving frequent bending, kneeling, lifting, and shoveling in all kinds of weather throughout Kansas City, Missouri. Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination. Preference given to applicants with native prairie restoration, prairie maintenance and/or native plant propagation and production nursery experience. 

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6:00a.m. to 4:30p.m

How to Apply

Deadline to apply is September 15, 2014. Apply online at https://www.kcwaterservices.org/about-us/careers/

Job Categories: Featured and Lawn & Garden. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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