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4 May 2022

Full-Time Landscape Operations Grounds Specialist

City of Oshkosh – Posted by OshkoshHR2020 Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

Job Description

This position is part of the Landscape Operations Division of the Parks Department.  Work involves participation in the activities of the Parks Maintenance Workers or leading the work of the Parks Maintenance Worker, and participation in the construction and maintenance activities of parks and cemeteries, as well as assisting with equipment maintenance and repair while working closely with the Landscape Operations Manager and the Landscape Operations Lead Worker.  Specific duties may include:

• Work with crews on the maintenance of cemetery and park grounds, excavation and backfilling of burial spaces; perform preventative maintenance of landscape related equipment, tree and shrub care; perform snow removal and ice control on city properties and general site maintenance; operate equipment such as trucks, tractors, backhoes mowers, skid steers and snowplows. 50%
• Load and unload materials and equipment; assist with repairs and maintenance to park and cemetery machinery and equipment including but not limited to: tractors, trucks, mowers, trailers, line trimmers, blowers, snowplows, and other small engine tools. 25%
• Trim trees and other foliage; participate in landscaping activities. 15%
• Lead and work with crews to complete projects and tasks. 10%

Education and Experience:
• High School Diploma or equivalent required; technical training in horticulture, landscape construction, forestry or grounds maintenance preferred.
• Two years of experience in facility maintenance work, grounds maintenance, and small engine maintenance and repair.
• Possess and maintain a WI Class A CDL with no air brake restriction, or have the ability to obtain within 1 year of hire.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

Job expires in 21 days.

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