Landscape Technician-Temporary (2 positions)

November 11, 2021

Landscape Technician-Temporary (2 positions)
University of South Carolina Upstate
Spartanburg, SC

Under the supervision of the Director of Landscape Services, or Senior staff, is responsible for the preparation, management, and beautification of the University Properties.

  • Mow, trim, turf areas.
  • Prune and trim trees and shrubs.
  • Pick up and remove litter, leaves, and debris.
  • Weed both mechanically and chemically.
  • Plant, water, fertilize, flowers, trees, etc.
  • Remove snow and ice from walks and roads.
  • Assist in maintenance of grounds equipment, tools, etc.
  • In all functions, material that is mowed/pruned/cut/etc., is recycled (mulched, composted, etc.).

Generally, works 6:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. May have to work extended hours or weekend hours to support University activities. On occasion will assist the Building Maintenance crew and with setups. Exact work hours may be modified/variable to fit the season of the year. This position is of temporary capacity and maintain employment as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma/or equivalent (GED) and valid driver’s license with good driving record. Successful background check is required. A negative pre-employment drug screen is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Desire 2 years of grounds maintenance or related work experience consisting of general knowledge of plants and landscaping.

Two positions available:
1st position will be for 40 hours a week at $11.00 per hour

2nd position will be for 20 hours a week at $11.00 per hour

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