Position Information

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Invites applications for the position of: LANDSCAPING WORKER
Apply on-line at: www.franklintn.gov/jobs                                       Deadline to apply: 09/07/2020

Purpose of Job
Maintains all natural and ornamental landscape areas on park property. Work involves growing and maintaining lawns, flowers, shrubs, trails and trees as well as executing the beautification plan for the parks using good horticultural practices and project landscaping practices

Must be able to work holidays, weekends and nights during special events.

Essential Job Duties

Maintaining park landscapes
• Assists in creating bedding and landscape plans; determines planting scheme, selects and purchases plants, bulbs, purchases seeds; sows, transplants, waters, and fertilizes plants, computes, orders, and makes substitutions for all required quantities of plants, seeds, and other materials and equipment required to perform the work.
• Oversees growing and maintenance of a wide variety of plants and performs a wide range of gardening work, such as using proper pruning techniques on trees and shrubs, when needed, applying fertilizers and pesticides, installing new ornamental and seasonal color beds, correcting drainage and other erosion issues, and applying mulches as needed.

Maintains and transports equipment
• Performs general inspection of all equipment including fluids, belts, and other moving parts before using.
• Performs general maintenance of equipment including cleaning, greasing, and blade sharpening, and performing minor    repairs.
• Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas.
• Loads and unloads all equipment for transportation to worksites.
Organization: City of Franklin Parks Department
Location: Franklin,  TN 
United States
Salary: SALARY: $14.62/HR
Posting Start Date: 8/25/2020
Date Posted: 8/25/2020
Requirements Qualifications

Education and Experience:
The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through obtaining a one year certificate from college or technical school or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Certifications/Licenses: A Tennessee Department of Agriculture Certified Pesticide Applicators License for C03 is required for this job. (Must be obtained within 1 year) TN Driver’s license

EOE/Drug-Free Workplace
Status: This listing expires on: 9/24/2020
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Organization Information
City of Franklin Parks Department
705 Boyd Mill Ave.

Franklin,  TN 37065
United States