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JOB TITLE: Groundskeeper, Lead
CLASS CODE:741310

JOB SUMMARY

Lead and assign work to a crew of grounds maintenance employees acting in the absence of the foreman.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Assist in checking time and materials to be used for each job.

Assist in supervising and instructing subordinates in road and parking lot repairs, sprinkling, street cleaning, snow removal and drainage.

Assist in supervising maintenance and care of shrubs, hedges, tree removal, planting and spraying.

Assist in supervising the care and maintenance of lawns.

Assist in supervising weed eradication.

Assist in supervising greenhouse maintenance.

Diagnose and treat tree illnesses.

Apply herbicides and pesticides per EPA guidelines.

Perform related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS

Post high school training in the care and maintenance of grounds. Valid driver's license. Operator's license to apply herbicides and pesticides.

EXPERIENCE

Two years of experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.

SUPERVISOR TITLE(S)

Groundskeeper, Foreman

SUBORDINATE TITLE(S)

Groundskeeper