Salary: $39,665.00 – $48,568.00 Annually
Location: University of Minnesota
Job Type: FT
Closing: 5/30/2019 11:59 PM Central
Plant and maintain annuals, perennials, seeds, bulbs, shrubs, trees, and turf. Trim, prune, and stake trees, shrubs, and plants. Prepare planting beds and soil; cultivate, rake, mulch, space, and water plants. Apply appropriate pesticides as needed. Mow, aerate, and fertilize turf. Trim and straighten up garden beds; remove and dispose of dead plants and organic material. Repair and adjust landscape irrigation equipment. Perform snow removal using plows, brushes, blowers, shovels, and sanding equipment. Operate landscape equipment and machinery including mowers, weed whips, hedge trimmers, edgers, chainsaws, skid steer loaders, and trucks.
Lead, direct, and train a landscape crew composed primarily of student employees on performing general gardening duties, safe equipment operating procedures, work planning, site direction, and team-building.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
AA degree in horticulture, landscape gardening or closely related field and one year of experience in commercial gardening and/or grounds maintenance or HS diploma and 3 years experience.
A valid driver’s license is required.
A pesticide applicator’s license will be required 30 days after date of hire.
Salary Range: $39,665 – $48,568
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