Landscaper/Landscaping Crew Member (FT w/ benefits)

Landscaper/Landscaping Crew Member (FT w/ benefits)

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

$2547 per month

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 28, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, December 19, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Full Time

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 
Minimum Experience:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Three (3) years of landscape maintenance experience
  • Valid NC driver’s license with driving record that is within the parameters set by the college.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • NC Turf and Ornamental Pesticide License

Position Description

DEFINITION:
Landscape crew is responsible for the overall maintenance and improvements of all CFCC outdoor areas including turf, plant beds, shrubbery and trees, parking decks, sidewalks etc.
 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

  • Receives general supervision from the Coordinator, Landscaping
  • Exercises no supervision.

 
 

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

 ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential Functions:

  • Performs skilled grounds maintenance to include new installations, edging, mowing, pruning, general manicuring
  • of all College grounds, parking lot maintenance, trash pick-up and other duties as determined by    supervisor or administration.
  • Must follow all safety rules and guidelines. Responsible for monitoring all working areas for pedestrians and potential safety hazards.
  • Must be able to operate a Truck with enclosed trailer when needed.
  • Must be able to operate all tools associated with landscaping including zero turn mowers, edger, runners, trimmers, blowers, chainsaws and any other tool needed to finish jobs in a quality professional manner.

Other Important Functions:

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of local plants and turf types and their growth habits.
  • Basic knowledge of irrigation.
  • Knowledge of all landscape tools and equipment both large and small that could be required to perform professional quality landscape maintenance.

Ability To:

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Communicate concisely & respectfully, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
 
Minimum Education/Training:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 
Minimum Experience:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Three (3) years of landscape maintenance experience
  • Valid NC driver’s license with driving record that is within the parameters set by the college.

 
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • NC Turf and Ornamental Pesticide License

 
Special Instructions to Applicants:
 

  • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

 

  • Successful candidates are required to submit official transcripts for all degrees obtained before hire date. If highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.

 

  • Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu