• Temporary Landscaper

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/30/2019 2:07 PM)
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    This position will involve maintenance of outside grounds including maintenance of flower beds, shrubs, irrigation system, and gardening equipment.


    • Plant seeds, ,bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, ground covers, trees and shrubs using gardening tools;
    • Mix, spray or spread fertilizer onto landscapes;
    • Haul or spread topsoil; 
    • Weed, rake and mulch landscapes as needed;
    • Prune and trim hedges, shrubs, and small trees; 
    • Remove dead, damaged or unwanted plants;
    • Decorate gardens;
    • Seasonal work may include but is not limited to Christmas lights, washing windows, snow removal, salting sidewalks and/or pavement, mowing, trimming and yard waste removal; 
    • May be required to climb and work off of a ladder;
    • Applicant must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs and be able to push and pull 40 lbs.



    Any combination of education, training and experience providing the following knowledge, skills and abilities:



    Grounds maintenance and landscaping knowledge is a plus. Also understanding how to use and operate gardening tools and equipment is helpful.



    Must have a strong work history. The work can be repetitive and physically demanding. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisor and co-workers. Must be able to work independently and also part of a team environment.


    Experience, Education and Training

    Hight school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Physical Requirements

    This position requires constant standing, walking, forward reaching, pedal control and grasping, frequent head turning, bending, kneeling, stooping, squatting, handling, climbing and reaching. Candidate must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs and also push and pull 40 lbs. 


    Working Environment

    Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors. 



    Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work.



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