REACH, Inc.

Title: Temporary Landscaper
FLSA Status: Hourly
Hourly Pay: $23.06
Effective Date: 03.21.2022

Position Description

Section I

Section II

Summary Position Statement:

This position is responsible for performing ground maintenance and landscaping duties as assigned including but not limited to cutting and trimming grass with specified power equipment, edging sidewalks, pulling weeds, raking lawn debris, and picking up trash. It may also include applying fertilizer, weed killer, and moss remover.

Section III

Essential Functions:

  • Cut grass with power mower
  • Trim grass with power trimmer
  • Rake lawn debris with hand and power rake
  • Pick up trash on lawn, in and under hedges, and in flower beds
  • Plant flowers and shrubs
  • Remove small trees
  • Trim hedges and bushes with manual and power equipment
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Apply fertilizer and other lawn care chemicals as requested
  • Understand and comply with all agency policies and procedures.
  • Ensure confidentiality as prescribed by agency policy and federal/state law.
  • Maintain and promote a positive professional working relationship with all employees.
  • Attends and participates in meetings, committees, and training as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Section IV

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to safely use a power mower, power trimmer and other power tools associated with landscaping duties
  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools associated with landscaping duties
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions
  • Ability to lift, pull, and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds

Position Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Physical Requirements:

Physical Requirements: Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary (more than 79%) of the job.

Working Conditions: Work is performed at facilities in which REACH has landscaping contracts. Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Conditions of Employment

  • 1) Must pass the pre-employment background check and maintain the ability to pass throughout employment with REACH.
  • 2) Complete a TB screening within 30 days and maintain annually thereafter.

Disclaimer:

REACH, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. REACH is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to hr@ reachak.org or call (907) 586-8228

This Position Description reflects the best efforts of REACH to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities, or qualifications of the job. This Position Description is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract.

Multiple Vacancies:

This is a continuous recruitment and will be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment will be used for all vacancies occurring within the posting period. Interested applicants are encouraged to reapply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

Disclaimers:

REACH, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements REACH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, and compensation and training.

This Position Description reflects the best efforts of REACH to describe the essential functions and qualifications of the job described. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities, or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation. This is not intended to be a contract. Your signature indicates you have read this Position Description and understand the essential functions and qualifications of the job.