Entry Salary $12.27 hrly Full Time
- The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.
- Performs general grounds keeping work, including but not limited to preparing soil for planting, installing landscape materials, watering plants and trees, pruning trees and shrubbery, removing weeds, mowing grass, raking leaves, etc.
- Applies pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other chemicals as needed to ensure landscape health.
- Removes debris from sidewalks, streets and other paved surfaces.
- Maintains and cleans assigned tools and equipment.
- Operates vehicles, trucks and equipment such as a tiller, mower, weed eater, edger, blower, hedge trimmer, spray equipment and other power and hand tools as necessary to complete duties.
- Prepares accurate and up-to-date records of work completed.
- Performs all work in compliance with applicable policies and procedures, laws and regulations, and standards of quality and safety.
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION
Requires high school diploma, GED or specialized vocational training.
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Must possess a valid state driver’s license.
S.C. Pesticide Applicator’s license is desirable.
Requires some general grounds maintenance or manual labor work experience.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:
Requires medium-to-heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing or raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis.
The job may risk exposure to bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, toxic/caustic chemicals, poisonous plants.
The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, depth perception, texture perception, hearing and speaking abilities, and color perception.
The City of Anderson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.