Turf and Irrigation Technician
(Full-time with benefits)
Starting Salary: $29,606
Job Posting Closes: Open Until Filled
Candidate is required to perform task in all aspects of turf and irrigation management but not limited to weed control, irrigation repairs, fertilization, aeration and other turf and irrigation work; Plants, prunes and maintains trees and shrubs; Performs general park maintenance duties as required. Work includes operating equipment such as a tractor, spreader, aerator, sprayer, front-end loader, backhoe, dump truck & etc. Normal working hours are Monday – Friday with some weekends.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the methods and techniques of turf management and irrigating; chemicals used in weed and insect control; occupational hazards and safety precautions; skill in the use of the equipment and tools of the trade.
Education and Experience
An Associate’s degree OR High School Diploma or GED equivalent, AND experience in turf management, pesticide application and large irrigation systems.
Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License and a CDL endorsement is a plus; Must possess a NC Public Pesticide Operator’s License within six months of employment.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY
Send completed application and resume to Joe Greene, Park Maintenance Superintendent, PO Box 2879, Huntersville, NC 28070. Applications are available at the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at the Town Center Offices, 105 Gilead Road, 3rd Floor. Applications can be downloaded from the "Download Application" link at the top of the page.