Sunday , January 29 2023

County of El Paso Jobs – Groundskeeper

Website El Paso County

Job Description:

Under general supervision, perform a variety of semi-skilled duties associated with maintaining and irrigating the grounds in City property and facilities or roadway medians.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain turf, landscaping, athletic fields, City owned tree farm and repair irrigation systems.
  • Inspect parks, medians, and tree farm for hazards and take corrective action or report to supervisor, pick-up trash and litter and assist in graffiti removal.
  • Assemble and install park benches and equipment.
  • Plant, prune or remove trees and shrubs.
  • Aerate, fertilize, mow, trim, edge and over-seed grounds and turf areas.
  • Apply pesticides and herbicides as directed.
  • Repair and install irrigation systems and sprinkler systems Test and install backflows.
  • Inspect areas for hazards and take corrective action or report to supervisor.
  • Operate, maintain, utilize and work with general, common and specialized tools, equipment, materials and supplies associated with ground skeeping.
  • Install, remove, construct, repair, paint, refurbish and perform other tasks associated with the upkeep of assigned structures such as exhibits, fences, rock walls and sidewalks.
  • Operate small and heavy equipment, such as backhoes, trenchers, front loaders, skid steer, and farm tractor.

Job Requirements:

  • Education and Experience:One (1) year of experience in groundskeeping or landscape maintenance.
  • Licenses and Certificates:Some positions may require a Texas Class “C” Driver’s License or a Texas Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License or equivalent from another state.Some positions may require herbicide, landscaping, irrigation, or backflow prevention certification issued by the city, state or federal government required within six (6) months of date of appointment.
  • Special Requirements:Positions requiring a CDL or positions of a safety sensitive are subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with federal regulations.

Job Details:

Company: El Paso County

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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