Winder, GA 30680
Salary: $12.00 /hour
Who You Are
Candidates who apply should have:
Motivated and results-driven with strong work ethic
Strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail
Ability to build strong working relationships with our residents by providing outstanding service
Exercises discretion and independent judgement
Bilingual Spanish is a plus
Who We Are
Why work for Winder Housing Authority? You might want to ask one of our employees that question. Over the years, Winder Housing Authority has cultivated a progressive “employee centric” culture that promotes collaboration and teamwork where ideas are openly shared and employees are actively engaged. We also firmly believe that employees should be able to have fun at work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. We also believe in being a good neighbor by giving back to the communities we serve through numerous hours of volunteer work provided by our dedicated team of employees each and every year. Sound interesting? Please read on…
What Winder Housing Authority Can Offer You!
Winder Housing Authority offers very competitive pay commensurate with background and responsibilities plus a benefit and perks package that supports career engagement, growth, good health and connection with teammates and our communities. If this sounds like the type of company that you would like to work for, we would like to hear from you. Find out where your talents can take you by applying today!
100% paid Medical & Life Insurance
Dental Insurance Available
Paid Time Off
Professional Development Resources
Fun Work Atmosphere
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Under general supervision, performs a variety of work in the general maintenance of landscape and grounds; maintain and perform minor repairs to grounds maintenance equipment; performs related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Any one position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions within this classification. Maintains grounds in clean, safe, and orderly manner; mows, edges, aerates lawns and border areas; removes weeds and debris from walkways, culverts, stairways, roadways, planters and parking areas by hand or via herbicide application; prunes shrubs and trees up to maximum height of fifteen feet; uses blower or broom to sweep sidewalks; maintains in-ground drains and culverts; loads and unloads equipment or materials from department vehicles; hauls and disposes of landscape cuttings and debris; cultivates and renovates designated planting areas; installs or replaces turf, trees, ornamental plants, shrubs, ground covers, annuals, and bulbs; plans, installs, assists with repairs or installations of fencing, paving materials for pathways, concrete and rock retaining walls, wood, concrete and/or rock boarders and various posts, slabs, drains, and culverts; operates and maintains grounds maintenance equipment such as lawn mower, edger, sweeper, string trimmer, rototiller, chainsaw, power hedge trimmer, sprayers, and basic gardening hand tools; loads equipment on trailer for transport and drives to work sites; keeps hoses, supplies, tools, and equipment in proper condition and repair; maintains service request records, equipment parts listings, equipment oil change logs, equipment service/repair logs, seed usage logs, and records of supplies used; mixes and applies approved herbicides for weed mitigation; mixes and applies fertilizers; performs minor pest management; maintains stock of fertilizer and plant food supplies; maintains current Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for potentially hazardous materials; maintains logs and files pesticide use reports; assists in other minor maintenance tasks as required.
Education, Training and Experience
Any combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described including specialized knowledge and work experience in landscaping and horticultural techniques.
Knowledge of: Turf management and maintenance practices and techniques including water conservation; horticulture and methods of planting, cultivation, pruning, and caring for plants, trees, and lawns; installation, operation, and maintenance; operating characteristics of a full range of ground maintenance equipment; proper and safe application of fertilizers, herbicides, and chemical controls; record-keeping techniques; legislation on using pesticides in schools; safe lifting techniques; safe handling, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials; basic math.
Skill and Ability to: Operate hand and power tools, and other associated grounds maintenance equipment; maintain grounds maintenance equipment; perform tree maintenance; perform general gardening and grounds work; read and understand labels, service requests, and similar documents; follow oral and written directions; communication effectively in both oral and written form; maintain work logs and service requests; establish and maintain cooperative and effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work assignments; perform a variety of physical labor including climbing ladders, bending, kneeling, reaching, and standing for long periods of time; lift and carry boxes, tools, equipment and materials.
Possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license;willingness to work outside (if necessary) in inclement weather. Must pass background and drug screen.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.