Company: Des Plaines Park District
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: July 29, 2022
Position Type: Nature & Greenhouse/StaffDate Posted:
3/4/2022Location: Multiple LocationsJOB IDENTIFICATION Job Title:
Greenhouse Staff Grade: V- $15.00 an hour FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Parks SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: Landscape
Maintenance Supervisor Supervises: Part-Time staff BASIC FUNCTION
Greenhouse staff is responsible for the upkeep of the greenhouse
and tend to the various flower beds throughout the District. In
addition, performs skilled and semi-skilled landscape maintenance.
Seasonal, April - November. Annual hours will not exceed 950.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES Management of Greenhouse operations including
seasonal staff assigned to horticulture operations. Read and lay
out landscape designs from drawings. Perform planting and
maintenance of all flowerbeds including annuals and ornamentals.
Perform applications of herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers on
plant material in greenhouse and planting beds. Identify turf and
ornamental diseases and treats as necessary. Maintain turn areas
including mowing, trimming, aerating and spraying for weeds. Prunes
hedges and trees. Inspect parks and clean up debris. Inspect,
cleans, maintains and performs routine maintenance on equipment.
Supervise crews as needed. Prepare reports and plans relating to
the horticulture operations. OTHER DUTIES Assist administrative
staff with special maintenance requests. May be required to perform
overtime work as requested or required, including weekends. Assist
patrons with providing information as requested. Follow all safety
policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and
Crisis Manuals Perform additional duties as assigned. POSITION
QUALIFICATION Education: High school diploma or equivalent with
additional technical skills. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Experience: Two year related experience with annual and perennial
plant propagation required. Certifications: Valid Illinois Driver's
License required. Obtain Illinois Pesticide Operator's and
Applicator's License within 3 months. The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
Keywords: Des Plaines Park District, Des Plaines , Horticulturist (Part-Time), Other , Des Plaines, Illinois
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