DATE DUE: 12/18/2017
EFFECTIVE: To Be Determined
WORKING HOURS: To Be Determined
PAY RATE: $18.57 - $22.53 hour
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Working knowledge of grounds maintenance activities; working knowledge of the operation of motorized equipment used in the maintenance of lawns and grounds; ability to operate commercial grade motorized equipment used in the grounds maintenance activities; ability to adhere to safety precautions when operating potentially harmful tools and/or equipment; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; willingness to perform routine, sometimes strenuous, manual work; physical endurance; physically able to lift and move at least fifty (50) pounds; physical condition commensurate with demands of the position.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma AND one (1) year full-time paid experience as a laborer in large-scale grounds maintenance activities which involved operation of automotive type equipment.
NOTE: Education in gardening or landscaping may be used to equate to required experience. One (1) month of education or training is equal to one (1) month of experience.
- Possession of applicable New York State Driver's License at time of appointment & throughout employment.
- If vacancy is in a Niagara County Department, the applicant must have six (6) months full-time paid experience in plowing snow with a pickup truck.
- When assigned to apply pesticides, employee must be in possession of a valid certification by the NYS DEC
Interested candidates should submit a completed Civil Service Application to Catherine Brown, Director of Human Resources by 12/18/2017.