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Level 1 “Beginner” Landscaping

Website City of Mishawaka

JOB TITLE – LEVEL 1 “BEGINNER” LANDSCAPING

DEPARTMENT: Parks Department
SALARY:
$12.00
HOURS:
7am – 3pm

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DEFINITION

Employee assists Crew Leader with daily maintenance of all Municipal owned landscaping at Parks, Riverwalk, Municipal Buildings, Parking Lots, and Traffic Islands

EQUIPMENT USED

A. Hand Tools (Shovels, Rakes, Broom, Pruners, Hand Saw, Loppers)

B. Power tools (Blowers, Hedge Trimmers, Weed Whips, Push Mowers)

C. PPE

JOB LOCATION

Mishawaka Parks, Riverwalk, Municipal Owned Space

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees are constantly moving, bending, stooping, and lifting for long periods of time. High dexterity is required for weeding, pruning, and planting. Must have enough endurance to work in heat or cold and operate power blowers, hedge-trimmers, and push mowers for extended periods of time without rest. Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs unassisted.

ENVIRONMENT / WORKING CONDITIONS

Employee is subject to all types of weather, loud noises from power tools, dirt, dust, and pollen from plants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Employees perform a variety of landscape tasks utilizing horticulture knowledge. Tasks include: Weeding, cleaning, trash removal from landscape locations, planting, pruning, and any other tasks requested by Landscape Manager

ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

A. Maintain clean and orderly landscape across the City of Mishawaka by: Keeping flower beds free of weeds and unwanted plants, removing trash from parks and flower beds, Keeping bushes and trees trimmed, and flowerbeds mulched

B. Plant flowers, both annual and perennial, each year at our show parks, municipal signs, and park signs

C. Keep sidewalks clean of debris left by plants, people, and geese using leaf blowers

D. Clean, maintain, and be responsible with equipment

E. Working in the MEF Community Greenhouse watering plants

F. Any job requested by Landscape Manager or Crew Leader

QUALIFICATIONS

Must be at least 15 years of age

 

APPLICATION:
Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:
Mail:
Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
100 Lincolnway West
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
Fax: (574) 254-0197
Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov

To apply for this job email your completed application to humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov

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