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Assist vegetation maintenance crews in routine grounds maintenance including mowing, weed-eating, fertilizing lawns, and routine landscaping; weeding and cleaning of flower and shrub beds, litter control, edging, and cleaning of walks; and performing other related tasks as required. The incumbent must have the ability to operate commercial type maintenance equipment such as riding, walk-behind, or push-type lawn mowers, weed-eaters, backpack blowers, and edgers. Incumbent are also required to operate standard size pickups and/or sedans with hand and foot control. These positions may at times be required to work in high motor and pedestrian traffic areas.
Education, Experience and Other Requirements:
Applicants must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and an original Social Security card available at the time of interview; must successfully pass the City’s pre-employment substance abuse screening; and must be at least 18 years of age.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and is occasionally required to lift and/or move in excess of 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work is performed in afield environment; may be exposed to individuals who are difficult; and may be required to travel to different sites. Work is usually performed outdoors in all types of weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
City of Kent, WA - 19 months ago