PT Landscape Technician

Florida State Fair
Tampa, FL
Job Tracking ID: 512356-742763
    • Job Location: Tampa, FL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/11/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
  • Job Description

    The Florida State Fair is seeking a qualified PT Landscape Technician to assist with the daily mowing, weeding and maintenance of the Fairgrounds. 

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Responsible for weeding, raised grow bed maintenance, seed-starting, planting, fertilizing, mulching, harvesting and assisting with special projects on-site.
    2. Perform ground maintenance work, including spraying for insects and weeds.
    3. Supports a beautiful landscape environment by ensuring proper quality of care of plant life including all plant projects, fertilizing, hedging of shrubs, planting or raised beds and setting up all raised beds for each growing season.
    4. Compile inventory and seed-starter list.
    5. Operates manual and powered grounds keeping equipment while following all safety measures.
    6. Ensures a high level of grounds protection/policing by collecting, loading and hauling trash and cuttings.
    7. Supports additional needs for any light housekeeping.
    8. Greenhouse knowledge including transplanting tree saplings.

    Valid Driver's License Required.

      

    Experience and Skills

    EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE: Minimum of six months experience in lawn maintenance and the Florida growing seasons required. Two or more years of experience highly preferred.

    SKILLS:

    • Valid Driver's License REQUIRED.
    • Working knowledge of safety requirements involved with operation of required tools and equipment and ability to operate said machinery.
    • Basic knowledge of horticulture principals, growing seasons and planting, propagating and harvesting of raised beds.
    • Greenhouse knowledge including transplanting tree saplings.
    • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter.
    • Ability to manage time appropriately and multi-task.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.