• Landscaping Crew Member (Full-time with benefits)

    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.

     This is a full-time, benefited position. For more information on our benefits, please visit our benefits webpage.

     


    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.