City of O'Fallon
  • 14-Aug-2018 to 20-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Landscape
  • O'Fallon, MO, USA
  • $18.88-$20.74 DOQE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Defined benefit pension, choice of healthcare plans including dental & vision coverage, life insurance and long term disability coverage, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan and 401A plan, flexible spending plan, vacation, sick time, holidays and much more!


This position is responsible for supervising and participating in the maintenance of city landscaping.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Performs and supervises horticulture practices related to the cultivation of flowers, shrubs, trees and turf, including pruning, planting, fertilization, integrated pest management, and irrigation.
• Prepares and maintains municipal grounds through the planting and cultivation of flowers, trees, shrubs and turf to provide aesthetically pleasing landscapes throughout the City.
• Supervises and participates in the installation and maintenance of landscape beds.
• Assists with greenhouse operations.
• Assists in the implementation of an integrated pest management program.
• Assists in the implementation of an annual plant nutrition program.
• Assesses, operates and services irrigation systems.
• Assists in training staff.
• Operates assigned vehicles, equipment and hand and power tools.
• Assists and supervises the work of volunteers.
• Assists in the preparation for festivals and special events.
• Performs related duties.


Additional Knowledge Required
• Knowledge of landscape management principles.
• Knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance procedures.
• Knowledge of relevant horticulture principles and practices.
• Skill in the design and installation of landscape beds.
• Skill in the operation of assigned tools and equipment.
• Skill in interpersonal relations.


Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
• Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of an Associate's Degree in horticulture
• Three to five years' experience in ground care and greenhouse operation and plant production
• Supervisory experience in the field
• Three to five years' experience with fertilizers, pest control, irrigation systems.
• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years' experience or service.
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Missouri for the type of vehicle or equipment operated (class A CDL)


Contact Information
Online employment applications can be accessed on the City Website at www.ofallon.mo.us.
The City of O'Fallon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

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