Overland Park KS – Park Attendant

Website City of Overland Park

Park Attendant I (Forestry), Job ID 354

Enjoy working outside with your hands? The City of Overland Park is seeking a full-time Park Attendant I position on the Forestry crew.

Apply online at https://recruit.opkansas.org 

Come be a part of the team and enjoy great benefits and opportunities to grow while performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks to related to the planting and maintenance of flowers, shrubs, trees. Assists with the planting, removal and maintenance of trees in right-of-way, city facilities and parks. Operates various equipment including bucket truck, chipper, chainsaws, loaders and one-ton pickup. Assists with the planting and maintenance of landscape beds including shrubs, perennials and annual flowers. Works with hand tools, string trimmers, water tanks and pole saw.  Performs landscaping to include: mulching, weeding, watering, grading and herbicide/fertilizer application. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal, as required. Assists in supervising part-time and temporary laborers.  

Starting Pay: $18-$19.59/hr. ($37,440-$40,745.25 annually)
Normal Work Schedule: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday 
No City residency requirement 

Requirements:  

High school diploma or equivalent.
Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain an insurable driving record.
Must obtain a valid Class A commercial driver’s license with air brake and tanker endorsements within six months after employment.
A pesticide applicators license categories 3A and 3B is preferred
Six months to one year experience in landscape/horticulture maintenance, arboriculture or an equivalent level of experience to include operation of compact loaders, chainsaws, chippers and hand tools. 
No City residency requirement 
Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical exam.

 

To apply, please go https://recruit.opkansas.org 

Questions? Please call (913) 895-6139 

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To apply for this job please visit recruit.opkansas.org.