At the County of Marin, our employees overwhelmingly report feeling their work is meaningful, they like the work they do and they are proud to tell people “I work for the County of Marin.”
Marin County Parks offers an extensive system of regional and community parks, open space preserves, and trails for public use and enjoyment. The Department consists of two divisions: The Parks and Landscape Division and the Marin County Open Space District (MCOSD). The Department is responsible for planning, acquiring, and managing the County's open space system, which includes more than 16,000 acres of open space and more than 250 miles of public trails, as well as the County's park system with five regional parks, eight neighborhood parks, and six paved multi-use paths. In addition, the Department works closely and collaboratively with private organizations and public agencies within the county that manage and preserve open space lands, parks, and protected environmental sanctuaries, including Marin Municipal Water District, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California State Parks, and National Marine Sanctuaries. The County's park and open space systems are enjoyed by millions of visitors annually.
ABOUT THE POSITION
There is currently one full-time fixed-term position that will end on June 30, 2022. Please note, the positions may end prior to 2 years if funding ceases or the work is complete. In addition, the positions may continue after 2 years if funding is renewed or extended. Per PMR 48.2, fixed term employees are not subject to Reduction in Force rights at the completion of the term.
The Landscape Services Worker II position will provide services and support to the Landscape and Parks divisions of the Marin County Parks Department. The position will perform general landscape maintenance activities at various sites throughout the County. Tasks will include, but are not limited to, general mowing, pruning, planting, renovating, irrigation repair, integrated pest management, servicing of public restrooms and picnic sites, and inspecting of various parks and landscape sites. The Landscape Services Worker II will report directly to a Landscape Services Supervisor or a Supervising Park Ranger.
Our Highly Qualified Candidate is organized, dependable, flexible, accurate, a self-starter and able to work independently as well as part of a team. The ideal candidate will show demonstrated competence and experience in landscape maintenance, horticultural practices, and integrated pest management principles and practices. Experience operating a variety of tools, equipment, and machinery specific to large park-like facilities is ideal. The ideal candidate will have the janitorial skills and the ability to service and maintain public restrooms and park facilities in a clean and safe manner. The ideal candidate must be able to drive county vehicles and perform physical labor in all weather conditions. The ideal candidate will be able to communicate effectively and be able to operate a computer to complete basic reports and send and receive emails. In addition, experience with turf and irrigation management in a commercial and/or a park maintenance business account is ideal. The ideal candidate will have experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (or a similar electronic mail program), databases, etc.
Minimum Qualifications are: Either one year of experience comparable to the Landscape Services Worker I, or eighteen months of experience in landscape and/or parks maintenance or development. Training and/or education in horticulture, park or landscape maintenance or development may be substituted for the experience outlined above on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of one year.
Certification and Licenses: Depending upon assignment, you may be required to obtain a Pest Control Applicator Certificate within one year of appointment at the II level.
Filing Deadline: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 4:00pm PST. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County application. Apply online at: www.marincounty.org/jobs. For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at email@example.com or call (415) 473-2126. EEO/TTY
Internal Number: SR50644
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