Performs semi-skilled landscape and grounds maintenance work utilizing light to heavy-duty landscape equipment to maintain the grounds of assigned property. Mows and trims grassy areas with light to heavy-duty equipment. Cares for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, watering, trimming/edging around flower beds, walks, or walls. Performs landscape maintenance and renovations such as: pruning, planting and removing trees and bushes, seeding areas for grass, and grading or repairing grounds as needed. Gathers and removes litter from properties daily. Completes work orders for turf management and landscape projects as needed. Uses independent judgment and expertise to elevate the appearance of assigned property within RHA’s landscaping guidelines.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must possess and maintain a valid NC driver’s license. Drug testing, criminal background check and DMV check required.
DESIRABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING Graduation from high school or its equivalent and 2 to 3 years experience in landscaping maintenance and renovation work including the use of light to heavy-duty equipment; or any equivalent combination of training or experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. NC Pesticide Applicators (Grounds) Certification preferred.
Visit www.rhaonline.com to print an application or stop by our main office to complete an application. The address is Raleigh Housing Authority 900 Haynes Street, Raleigh, NC 27604. We are located behind Peace College.
We offer benefits including paid holidays, pension, health, dental, life insurance, LTD, STD, 401k and 457 retirement plans, and annual/sick leave.
Expected Hiring Range: $14.90-$16.43 per hour