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The Town of Shrewsbury Parks & Cemetery Department is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Maintenance Craftsman to perform athletic field mowing, landscaping, ball field and playground maintenance, snow & ice removal, and preventative maintenance duties.
Applicants must have a valid CDL B Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and a Hydraulic Hoisting License minimum of 2B, or the ability to obtain the Hoisting License within 6 months of employment. Applicant must be a High School graduate with at least one year experience in the landscape industry; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Salary range is $22.07 - $25.08 per hour with an attractive benefit package. Applications & CORI form can be picked up in the Town Manager’s Office, 100 Maple Avenue, Shrewsbury, MA 01545, during normal business hours or downloaded off town website under employment opportunities. www.shrewsburyma.gov/jobs
You may also request and submit this information to Kristina Anderson, Human Resources Coordinator, email@example.com. The position is open until filled. Preference to applications received by 10/25/18.
The Town of Shrewsbury is AA/EO Employer.
Drug/alcohol screening is a condition of employment.
Facilities Management: Groundskeeper
Job Code: 199128 and 199366
Full-time, hourly, 40 hours per week
Clark University’s Facilities Management division seeks to fill two Groundskeeper Positions. Reporting to the Superintendent of Grounds, the successful candidate is responsible for providing a safe and productive environment for all students, faculty and staff; responsible for all phases of landscape, hardscape, municipal and athletic maintenance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.
Review of applications will begin [two weeks after position is approved for posting]. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to <firstname.lastname@example.org> . Applicants must reference Job code 199128 and 199366 in the subject line to be considered for this position.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
Superintendent of Parks and Open Space
City of Lowell
NESTMA- New England Sports Turf Mangers Association
The City of Lowell is seeking qualified, experienced, and energetic candidates for the position of Superintendent of Parks and Open Space within the Department of Public Works- Parks and Cemetery Division. This position reports to the DPW Commissioner and is responsible for coordinating activities of the Park and Cemeteries Division and the workers engaged in development, protection, and utilization of local parks and open space areas. The salary range is $40.4350/hr (min) to $45.6730/hr (max); 40hr/week. A full description is available on the City of Lowell’s website:http://www.lowellma.gov/Jobs.aspx. Qualified individuals should send application/resume with cover letter to Mary Callery, HR Director, Human Relations Office, Room 19, 375 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA 01852 by Deadline: 12PM on September 14, 2018 EOE/AA/504 Employer.
Are you a foreman, crew leader, supervisor, or manager looking for the next challenge in your career? Concord’s Highway & Grounds Division, a recognized leader in the industry, is seeking an energetic and innovative professional to join our progressive management team. The ideal candidate will have experience in the direct supervision of staff in a fast paced environment with background in a public works field such as construction, management, arboriculture, landscaping or a similar field. Success in this position requires strong organizational, planning, decision making and supervisory skills with knowledge and proficiency in the operation of public works construction and maintenance equipment. If you have the needed skills, Concord Public Works’ team-based, collaborative environment will allow you to gain the necessary job specific knowledge to succeed. In addition to a competitive salary of up to $92K, the Town offers compensation for winter maintenance, excellent benefits, and promotes a healthy work-life balance. The candidate will be required to have or obtain licenses to operate construction equipment & vehicles. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; applications received by 9/14/18 will receive priority consideration. For more information and application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact Human Resources at 978-318-3025. EOE
The Town of Wellesley DPW is seeking an Assistant Superintendent for the Park and Tree Division of the Department of Public Works. Under the direction of the Superintendent of the Park and Highway Division, the Assistant Superintendent is responsible for the management and implementation of the Park and Tree Program. The successful candidate plans, schedules and directs the day to day operations of the Park and Tree Program of the Park and Highway Division and serves as advisor and liaison in coordinating programs with other Town boards and commissions, and members of the public. The incumbent also serves as Town Arborist and Deputy Tree Warden for the Natural Resources Commission and is responsible for the administration of MGL Chapters 45, 87 & 132.
Requirements: BS degree in Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Park Administration or equivalent; a minimum of five (5) years experience in Arboriculture and Landscape Management or equivalent; Massachusetts Pesticide License for Right of Ways Category #40; Massachusetts Certified Arborist or Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional; training and/or experience in hazard tree identification and training and/or experience in electric distribution tree clearance programs. A working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, email and Internet, along with effective leadership skills, experience in dealing with the public, the ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing and strong time management and organizational skills are also required. Preferred: Valid MA Class B CDL, hoisting engineer’s license, knowledge of GIS, knowledge in lake management and treatment techniques, experience in dealing with the media, making technical presentations at professional and public meetings and testifying as an expert witness.
The annual salary range for this position is $62,600 - $95,800. To apply, submit a Town job application or a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department, 525 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02482 or email as a Word or PDF document to email@example.com by Friday, August 24, 2018.
Reports To: Executive Director of Facilities Management
The Gardener / Arborist is responsible for working with the team to plan and implement the planting, cultivation, propagation and care of turf, trees, shrubbery, groundcover and flowering plants; installation and care of ponds and landscape features such as stone walls and landscape furnishings.
Duties and responsibilities also include all work related to the maintenance and repair of lawns, roads, parking lots, gardens, and other grounds. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: routine cleaning of grounds, shoveling snow, operating trucks and power equipment, leveling off ground, hauling and spreading topsoil, felling and removing trees, branches, etc.; digging ditches with pick and shovel, moving furniture and equipment, loading and unloading trucks and trailers, assisting trades-people in their duties, performing minor painting, and other duties as assigned.
Position requires exposure to discomfort arising from having to work for long hours in the sun and heat, dampness, snow and cold. Position also includes the handling and applying of fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides.
Regular attendance at assigned job site and the ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and constituents are essential functions of this position.
Position requires considerable physical effort in lifting and swinging an axe, pick, and shovel; pushing lawn mowers and other grounds-related equipment; lifting, moving and swinging dead weight when necessary, and carrying supplies and materials. Assignments may require climbing ladders, staging and working from heights.
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Licenses and Certifications
HR Contact Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
HR Contact Phone Number: 401-232-6010
Park & Tree Specialist (AERIAL)
Town of Concord, MA
Concord’s Highway & Grounds Div. seeks an individual to perform skilled operator work, tree removal, landscaping & general labor. Must be a team player w/ good communication skills. Requires Class B CDL & 2A hoisting license, plus exp. w/ operating heavy equip; & grounds maintenance. Pay rate: $22.16 - $31.45/hour. Application deadline: 8/3/18 @ noon.
For more information and application instructions, visit www.concordma.gov/jobs or contact Human Resources at 978-318-3025. EOE
Urban Tree Service, A Tree Health Company, Inc.
119A Walnut Street
Rochester, NH 03867
Job Title: Pesticide Applicator
Job Description: Urban Tree Service is a full-service tree and plant health care provider. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are willing and able to obtain their Pesticide Applicator License in New Hampshire and Maine to join our Plant Health Care/Lawn Care Department.
Contact Person: Kevin Martel
Please send resume
Must be 18 years old and possess a valid drivers license
Position Type: Full-time
Equal Opportunity Employer
Candidates should have at least graduated from high school. Two or four year turf degree would be preferred. Willing to train the right candidate.
Previous experience in the turfgrass industry is preferred, but willing to train qualified candidates.
Valid drivers license, MA/RI Pesticide license, lift 50 pounds
Greenhaven Turf Care is a professional turf application business that specializes in the development and implementation of agronomic programs for sports turf, golf, and grounds. We currently provide our services in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Greenhaven Turf Care is currently seeking a motivated candidate with the appropriate background to assume the responsibility of Turf Management Fertilizer/Spray Tech. This position requires a candidate who posses a turf background with experience in fertilizer and pesticide applications. A formal education in Agronomy and Environmental Science/Turfgrass Management is preferred but not necessary if the candidate has significant experience in the field. A working knowledge of computer technology is preferred as the position entails proper record keeping methods. Good communication, teamwork, time management and self motivation are necessary qualities for this position.
This position generally involves working closely with our team to implement specialized turf management programs for school districts, towns, municipalities, universities, golf courses,estates and minor league organizations. The Fertilizer/Spray Tech works to ensure the highest quality turf applications for our clients. Site inspections for quality are performed and programs may be supplemented based on observations. Routine maintenance on equipment to ensure cleanliness and detail in presentation along with proper working order are performed and a working knowledge of equipment with minor mechanical skills is beneficial. Most turf applications are performed during normal weekday business hours; however, there are occasions where we schedule necessary weekend applications. Generally speaking, we start early in the morning so the ideal candidate would be an early riser and willing to be flexible in work schedule.
Interested candidates should email their resume to Brian at email@example.com.
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