Open Date: 07/11/18
Close Date: 07/20/18
Salary: $13.71 per hour
Job Type: Regular
Location: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.,Las Vegas
Please be advised, all job openings post at 12am on the Open Date listed and will close at 12am on the Close Date listed.
FILING DEADLINE: The first 100 applications submitted or 12am, Friday, July 20th, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
For any questions regarding this announcement, please contact Courtney Holland at email@example.com.
HOURS OF WORK: 4/10’s, 6am-4:30pm, Tue-Fri, Occasional Weekends
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in horticulture with a focus on desert plant life care and maintenance; have attention to detail; remain flexible with tasks and able to recognize priorities as they change; experience with irrigation repair and maintenance; knowledge of local pest, insect, and disease control; work well in extreme weather conditions while performing physically intense labor; and work well both individually and as a team member.
INTRODUCTION: Human Resources will screen applications and supplemental questionnaires for minimum qualifications. Candidates possessing the minimum qualifications will be forwarded to the hiring department for interview. The successful candidate may be required to pass a job-related physical evaluation.
Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and specialized duties involved in the horticulture, greenhouse, landscaping, cultivation, maintenance, and operations of the Las Vegas Springs Preserve (LVSP); installs, repairs and maintains irrigation systems for landscaped areas; maintains the appearance of LVSP grounds and facilities; participates in water conservation education and public awareness programs; provides horticultural assistance to LVSP staff and visitors and assists with native plant propagation, salvage programs and native seed repository; may provide lead work direction to other gardens workers; and performs related duties as assigned.
Training and Experience:
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is:
Preserve Gardens Worker I: Some experience in gardening or landscape maintenance.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid Nevada driver’s license may be required for some positions and the ability to maintain insurability under the Water District Vehicle Insurance Policy.
Please apply at www.lvwaterjobs.com