Horticulture Technician


City of Largo
Largo, FL 33770 201 Highland Ave
Largo, FL 33770
United States

Category
Industry
Horticulture
Application Closing Date
7/30/2021
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $16.78 To $24.44
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

A crew leader position, performing technical and manual work, in the supervision of day-to-day scheduling of crew assignments including all aspects of routine parks maintenance. Implements work programs related to the planting, removal, and care of various flowers, shrubs, and trees located in the City parks and athletic fields. Performs skilled and difficult tasks regarding trimming, fertilizing, and performing disease control of all landscape plants and turf. Performs irrigation repair and weed removal. Oversees that all turf is mowed properly, monitors and controls the irrigation computer and sets up and tears down equipment for special events. Responsible for assigning tasks and training staff. A crew leader position, performing technical and manual work, in the supervision of day-to-day scheduling of crew assignments including all aspects of routine parks maintenance. Implements work programs related to the planting, removal, and care of various flowers, shrubs, and trees located in the City parks and athletic fields. Performs skilled and difficult tasks regarding trimming, fertilizing, and performing disease control of all landscape plants and turf. Performs irrigation repair and weed removal. Oversees that all turf is mowed properly, monitors and controls the irrigation computer and sets up and tears down equipment for special events. Responsible for assigning tasks and training staff.

Job Requirements
High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) (Associate's Degree in Horticulture, Horticulture Science or a closely related degree is preferred) and two (2) years directly related experience in landscape maintenance, nursery, or horticultural operation; or an equivalent combination of training and experience

Experience as a crew leader is preferred

Requires State of Florida Restricted Pesticide License issued for public use with Ornamental and Turf endorsement within six months of employment

Valid Driver's License
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