Requisition No: 296006
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: GROUNDSKEEPER - 60009566 - NEFSH
Position Number: 60009566
Salary: $850 - $894 biweekly
Posting Closing Date: 03/07/2021
This is work maintaining and coordinating the maintenance of grounds and yards. Performs lawn maintenance by mowing, pruning, edging and hoeing.
Takes care of plants, flowers, trees and shrubs by planting and transplanting, fertilizing and trimming. Grind stumps and assists in tree removal to ensure a secure, safe and comfortable environment for the individuals we serve. Operates and assists in the maintenance and repair of equipment such as edgers, mowers, and small engines to ensure the most cost effective methods of operation. Moves furniture throughout the facility.
Northeast Florida State Hospital is a tobacco free environment.
All employees of state mental health treatment facilities are required to wear face masks and appropriate protective equipment as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, staff will be required to complete Covid-19 testing upon hire and routinely during employment.
We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.
BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S.
No applicant may begin employment until the background screening results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency. Background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.
Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville
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