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    Summary

    The primary purpose of the position is to perform journey level gardener duties that are necessary for the proper maintenance and care of landscaped areas.

    Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.

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    Responsibilities

    • Plans and carries out gardening work based on project plans, master landscape, and long-range plans, making independent judgements within the framework of good gardening practices.
    • Performs grounds maintenance to trees, shrubs, plants, flowers and lawns, taking into consideration the individual needs and/or characteristics.
    • Uses and maintains a variety of hand and power operated garden tools and equipment, such as seeders, spreaders, edgers, hedge trimmers, pruning shears, sprayers, spades, hoes, rakes, and mowers.
    • Operates a variety of gasoline, diesel, or electric powered wheeled vehicles, such as platform trucks, van trucks, stake trucks, or dump trucks, which typically have a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of not more than 32,000 pounds.
    • Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rule and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

  • Job family (Series)

    5003 Gardening

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530826100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.