Landscape Maintenance Technician, full-time

Landscape Maintenance Technician, full-time


Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-6000

Job Location

Morehead City, NC


$29,640 - $32,023


State of NC

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Closes: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, October 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Full time

Reports to

Supervisor, Landscape Maintenance

Employment Type

Full-time permanent

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of the horticultural principles and practices applicable to landscaping, maintenance, and upkeep of grounds, flowers, and shrubs. 
  • Knowledge grounds maintenance and repair of equipment associated with landscape maintenance. 

Physical Demands

  • The employee is regularly required to use power tools and hand tools.  
  • Frequently required to walk, stand, use arms and legs, fingers and hands, climb ladders, and crawl in small, confined spaces.  
  • Ability to exert, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and work in elevated locations up to 50 feet.  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, peripheral and color vision, depth perception, and ability to focus. 

License Requirement

  • Valid N.C. driver’s license.  
  • Possess or have the ability to acquire a NC pesticides license within first 12 months of employment. 

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications.

Position Description

 A Landscape Maintenance Technician  performs daily landscape maintenance for Carteret Community College.

Examples of essential duties include:

  • Participates in all operations and facilities functions as directed. 
  • Takes direction from the Landscape Maintenance Supervisor and performs landscape maintenance duties as directed, excavates areas, removes and plants a wide variety of nursery stock, mows, trims, edges, blows, mulches, removes weeds and sprays herbicides and pesticides. 
  • Removal of trash and debris from the lawn, empting designated trash and ash receptacles.  
  • Maintains hard and permeable driving and parking surfaces.  
  • Completes landscape maintenance work orders assigned. 
  • Maintains and repairs small engine equipment. 
  • Ensures workplace safety and sound environmental practices. 
  • Performs storm preparedness. Participates in clean up, snow and ice removal. 
  • Attend monthly departmental meetings. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

How to Apply

Apply online at  Applications will be accepted through July 31, 2021. 

Carteret Community College is an EOE/E-verify employer.  Job offers are conditional subject to a satisfactory background check.

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Carteret Community College

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

252-222-6275 office

252-222-6006 fax