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LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN

City of Kansas City Missouri   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on December 26, 2021
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LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN
(Job Opening ID #514400)

Full-time position available with KCMO’s Parks & Recreation Department, Loose Park Garden Center,

5200 Pennsylvania Ave.

Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Performs skilled work in the cultivation and care of rose plants in the Loose Park Rose Garden and maintains
the appearance of the garden grounds and facilities and adjacent City property. Propagates, transplants, weeds, prunes, feeds, fertilizes, mulches and irrigates rose plants and a variety of other plants. Operates a variety of hand and power tools used in maintaining the Rose Garden and maintains tools in a safe working condition. Supervises cleaning of grounds, walkways, tennis courts and restrooms, and removal of trash from the area. Supervises, trains, assigns, and reviews the work of assigned help and volunteers. Works with various garden
groups to maintain specialized plant beds. Manages schedule for meeting rooms in the garden center. Supervises clerical staff and prepares Concession Agreements and Cooperative Agreements for groups that
meet at the Garden Center.

REQUIRES an accredited Bachelor’s degree in turf management and associated landscaping and 1 year of related experience; OR an accredited Associate’s degree in turf management and associated landscaping and
3 years of related experience; OR high school graduation and 5 years of related experience, 2 years of which must be at the City's Labor Leader level. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and post-offer physical examination as prescribed by the City.

Salary Range: $18.24-$29.44/hour.
Application Deadline Date: January 10, 2022.

EOE. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.