Landscape Specialist

Clemson University Clemson , SC 29632

Posted 6 days ago

Performs landscape maintenance tasks requiring moderately advanced skills and knowledge in a variety of disciplines, including landscape irrigation, ornamentals and turf grass. Subject to overtime on a callback and scheduled basis. Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES:
35%

  • Essential

  • Equipment Operation and Grounds Maintenance:

Operates all types of landscape and heavy equipment for grounds maintenance and improvements.
20%

  • Essential

  • Plantings Installation/Special Events Assistance:

Installs landscape plantings from landscape plans. Assists with special event setup. Assists with snow and ice removal.
15%

  • Essential

  • Training:

Trains employees in safe, efficient use of landscape and heavy equipment. Conducts safety training. Monitors crew in the field for safe work practices.
15%

  • Essential

  • Pest Management:

Identifies insects and disease problems on all types of plant material and takes corrective action. Mixes and applies unrestricted use herbicides, fungicides and insecticides to turf, shrubs and trees.
15%

  • Essential

  • Pruning and Sample Preparation:

Prunes damaged or diseased plants, including trees, with emphasis towards restoring to natural shape. Prepares plant samples and soil samples for lab analysis. Maintains records of labor hours, materials, and equipment. Orders and maintains supply of parts and materials.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Licenses

  • Drivers License Class D normal < 26,000

preferred requirements:

s.c. pesticide applicator's license

responsibilities

job knowledge

fundamental job knowledge - fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

supervisory responsibilities

acts as lead - acts as a lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

budgetary responsibilities

no budget responsibilities - no fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.

physical requirements:
70% - stand for prolonged period
60% - walk or move about
60% - use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
60% - extends hands or arms in any direction
60% - recognize or inspect visually
50% - perceive, observe, clarity of vision
40% - move, transport, raise or lower

  • weight requirement if applicable (per activity, i.e. raise 10 lbs. move 50 lbs.)
    25% - communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
    20% - position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
    20% - sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
    10% - ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)

working conditions:
70% - noise
60% - exposure to heat or cold
60% - radiant energy hazards
50% - exposure to dust/fumes
40% - vibration
40% - mechanical hazards
40% - burn hazards
25% - chemical hazards
25% - wet or humid
5% - exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)

work schedule:

standard hrs: 40; band: 03 ($ 22,625.00 - $ 41,866.00)

job location:

clemson, sc

application deadline:

september 25, 2019 26,000="" preferred="" requirements:="" s.c.="" pesticide="" applicator's="" license="" responsibilities="" job="" knowledge="" fundamental="" job="" knowledge="" -="" fundamental="" working="" knowledge="" of="" concepts,="" practices="" and="" procedures="" and="" ability="" to="" apply="" in="" varied="" situations="" supervisory="" responsibilities="" acts="" as="" lead="" -="" acts="" as="" a="" lead="" by="" guiding="" the="" work="" of="" others="" who="" perform="" essentially="" the="" same="" work.="" budgetary="" responsibilities="" no="" budget="" responsibilities="" -="" no="" fiscal="" responsibility="" for="" the="" department's="" budget.="" physical="" requirements:="" 70%="" -="" stand="" for="" prolonged="" period="" 60%="" -="" walk="" or="" move="" about="" 60%="" -="" use="" hands="" or="" feet="" to="" operate="" or="" handle="" machinery,="" equipment,="" etc="" 60%="" -="" extends="" hands="" or="" arms="" in="" any="" direction="" 60%="" -="" recognize="" or="" inspect="" visually="" 50%="" -="" perceive,="" observe,="" clarity="" of="" vision="" 40%="" -="" move,="" transport,="" raise="" or="" lower="" *="" weight="" requirement="" if="" applicable="" (per="" activity,="" i.e.="" raise="" 10="" lbs.="" move="" 50="" lbs.)="" 25%="" -="" communicate,="" converse,="" give="" direction,="" express="" oneself="" 20%="" -="" position="" self="" to="" accomplish="" task="" (i.e.="" stoop,="" kneel,="" crawl)="" 20%="" -="" sit="" (stationary="" position)="" for="" prolonged="" period="" 10%="" -="" ascend="" or="" descend="" (i.e.="" stairs,="" ladder)="" working="" conditions:="" 70%="" -="" noise="" 60%="" -="" exposure="" to="" heat="" or="" cold="" 60%="" -="" radiant="" energy="" hazards="" 50%="" -="" exposure="" to="" dust/fumes="" 40%="" -="" vibration="" 40%="" -="" mechanical="" hazards="" 40%="" -="" burn="" hazards="" 25%="" -="" chemical="" hazards="" 25%="" -="" wet="" or="" humid="" 5%="" -="" exposure="" to="" bio-hazards="" (i.e.="" blood,="" bodily="" fluids)="" work="" schedule:="" standard="" hrs:="" 40;="" band:="" 03="" ($="" 22,625.00="" -="" $="" 41,866.00)="" job="" location:="" clemson,="" sc="" application="" deadline:="" september="" 25,="">

preferred requirements:

s.c. pesticide applicator's license

responsibilities

job knowledge

fundamental job knowledge - fundamental working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to apply in varied situations

supervisory responsibilities

acts as lead - acts as a lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.

budgetary responsibilities

no budget responsibilities - no fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.

physical requirements:
70% - stand for prolonged period
60% - walk or move about
60% - use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
60% - extends hands or arms in any direction
60% - recognize or inspect visually
50% - perceive, observe, clarity of vision
40% - move, transport, raise or lower

  • weight requirement if applicable (per activity, i.e. raise 10 lbs. move 50 lbs.)
    25% - communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
    20% - position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
    20% - sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
    10% - ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)

working conditions:
70% - noise
60% - exposure to heat or cold
60% - radiant energy hazards
50% - exposure to dust/fumes
40% - vibration
40% - mechanical hazards
40% - burn hazards
25% - chemical hazards
25% - wet or humid
5% - exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)

work schedule:

standard hrs: 40; band: 03 ($ 22,625.00 - $ 41,866.00)

job location:

clemson, sc

application deadline:

september 25, 2019>


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