The City of Roanoke is seeking a Maintenance Technician II - Turf Crew Leader.
The ideal candidate will support the Transportation Division by participating and leading the work of a Turf Crew, engaging in a variety of turf and landscape maintenance activities throughout the City Rights-of-Way (ROW) and will be responsible for adhering to an established mowing cycle.
Duties: Performs skilled turf maintenance including mowing, string trimming, blowing, edging, aerating and overseeding. Applicants must have knowledge of and ability to skillfully operate and do routine daily service and maintenance on a wide variety of equipment including Ventrac, zero turn and walk-behind mowers, string trimmers, edgers and blowers. This position performs semi-skilled landscape maintenance including minor tree and shrub pruning, brush removal, mulching, planting and other landscape maintenance duties, and operates light and heavy equipment during snow removal.
Requirements: Applicants must be able to obtain a valid CDL B license within six months of employment with tanker endorsement. They must also possess a Registered Technician Pesticide and Fertilizer Applicator License or obtain it within 12 months of employment.
Education/Experience: A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three years’ related experience, and/or training in turf or landscape maintenance or equivalent combination of education and experience is desired.
Salary range: $28,179.89-$31,771.44 Annually. EEO/AA/M/F/Disability Employer. To apply, visit www.roanokeva.gov/jobs. Deadline to apply: June 29, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.