City of Charleston Horticulture-Quality Assurance Technician in Charleston, South Carolina

Job Description

Performs, inspects and leads crews in the maintenance of public parks, property and rights-of-ways using a variety of machines, tools and equipment. Performs landscape maintenance within highly visible public spaces utilizing proper horticultural maintenance practices. Performs and evaluates maintenance per established standards; completes daily tasks including lawn cutting, shrub/perennial/annual beds maintenance and daily irrigation system maintenance. Compiles estimates of work required and materials needed. Ability to interpret/apply/manage a fertilization, herbicide and pesticide maintenance program. Coordinates the maintenance of all equipment and tools in order to keep them in good working condition. Interprets policies to workers and implements safety regulations. Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems. Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities. Performs activities of workers supervised. Performs any other related duties as assigned. This position requires 24 hour on call service. Requires: Associate’s Degree (AA/AS) or equivalent experience in Horticulture & Landscape Maintenance; and six years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. SC Pesticide Applicators certification preferred, Valid state issued driver's license. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software.

Branch: Varies

Location: Charleston, SC 29401

Department: Parks

Division: Horticulture

Job Status: Full-Time

Rate of Pay: $41,666 to $43,400 / Year

Closes On: March 23, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST