Landscaping Maintenance Technician
Posted on Dec 5, 2018 by Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority
Education Requirements: (Evaluation Factors: Skills, Knowledge, Experience, and Ability) • High School Diploma or GED required. • Three to six months landscaping experience or education. • Good verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to work independently and in teams. • Must possess a current pesticide license within six months of employment date.
Experience Requirements: • This position requires three to six months experience to become proficient in all aspects of the job, not necessarily consecutive in order to learn seasonal requirements of the position. • Working knowledge of the standard methods, traffic laws, and regulations governing heavy equipment operation. • Working knowledge of safety precautions, occupational hazards, and related safety precautions necessary to operate equipment. • Knowledge of landscaping practices and principles. • Ability to operate computer, fork-lift, and snow removal equipment. • Considerable knowledge of safety regulations, occupational hazards, and related safety precautions. • Ability to obtain thorough knowledge of the application of pesticides. • Skill in operation, service, use, and care of equipment used in this position. • Ability to detect broken or worn parts; ability to diagnose malfunctions and make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment. • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. • Ability to communicate courteously and establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and the public. • Ability to ensure that grounds maintenance equipment is used only within the limits of the manufacturer.
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Work processes well established, but some judgment is necessary in prioritizing work, selecting plants, shrubs, etc. • Works extended snow removal events including nights and weekends. • Obtain Airfield driver's privilege.
Licenses Required: •Valid North Carolina Driver's License
Certifications Required: • Fork-lift operator's certification. • Must possess a current pesticide license within six months of employment date. Category: Building Maintenance , Keywords: Building Maintenance Worker