Landscape Assistant

Division / Program: 
One Day at a Time (ODAAT)
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Fri, 03/17/2017
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: • Plants, cuts, seeds, waters and sods lawns and shrubs. • Prunes shrubs/trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, or branches. • Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides, as requested. • Rakes and bags leaves, cleans grounds and removes litter. • Prepares and grades terrain. Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls. • Installs and/or moves and transplants trees, shrubs, and other plant material on current maintenance and enhancement jobs and properties. • Remove tree brush after tree trimmers’ prune, cut and shape trees. • Plants flowers, trees, and shrubs. • Cleans out drainage ditches and culverts. • Sharpens tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shears. • Completes maintenance work orders as assigned including, but not limited to, painting, trash removal, minor electrical repairs, moving items, etc. • Participates in property preventative maintenance schedule. • Accountable for and abides by the standards set forth by the ODAAT Board, OHCD and PHS. • Maintains confidentiality and rights of residents, families, property owners, employees, and facility information in compliance with HIPAA policies and applicable regulations. • Maintains a safe work environment and exhibits safe work practices. • Interacts cooperatively with residents, families, visitors and other staff. • Accountable for information contained in the UAC Employee Handbook and ODAAT Operations Manual. • Performs all duties in compliance with all applicable federal and state rules and regulations and facility policies and procedures. • Accepts assigned duties in a cooperative manner and willingly performs other duties as assigned by appropriate personnel. • Adhere to agency compliance with contracts, policies, regulations, confidentiality policies, HIPPA, etc.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: • Able to operate and maintain grounds equipment such as lawnmower, string weed trimmer, edger, dumpsters, etc. • Knows, understands, and uses procedures defined in the preventative maintenance schedule. • Uses proper lifting techniques, demonstrates proper storage or placement of equipment. • Utilizes proper protective equipment and standard precautions. • Knows and understands proper procedures for reporting unsafe/hazardous conditions. • Attends all in-service/training as scheduled. • Capable of lifting 40lbs without assistance.
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
Email cover letter and resume to :David Suender