Groundsworker

Full Time
Clarkstown, Rockland County
Posted 6 months ago

(Civil Service Position)

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Job Description;"DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is work of a routine but varied nature which involves physical labor and helper functions in the maintenance of grounds and recreation areas, including structures, buildings, tools and equipment. Related laboring work may be performed as required. Motorized grounds equipment or street operated motor vehicles may be operated. The work is generally performed under the direct supervision of a higher level groundsworker or maintenance worker. During heavy activity periods or in time of emergency employees in this class may be required to work at other than normal working hours. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Mows grassed areas using hand mowers, power-driven or tractor mowers; Grades, seeds, fertilizes and applies insecticides and fungicides by hand or by tractor and attachments; Plants and cares for shrubs, bulbs, and flowers; Trims hedges and small trees; Operates and maintains sprinkler systems; Sweeps walks, gutters and parking areas; Cleans catch basins and collects and disposes of rubbish; Plows, shovels and removes snow and ice and sands and salts walks and parking areas; Performs a wide variety of laboring and routine maintenance tasks attendant to use, operation and maintenance of parks and recreation facilities, including grounds structures and buildings; Performs routine preventive maintenance and makes minor mechanical repairs of tools and equipment; May perform building cleaning duties; May operate a motor vehicle on public ways if qualified; May assist a licensed Pesticide Applicator in applying pesticides and other such controlled chemicals; and licensed. "
Salary Wage:$34,951.00 annually
Anticipated Start Date:4/13/2022

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