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Landscape and Maintenance Technician

posted April 7, 2019

The Shoals Club
Bald Head Island, NC
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Shoals Club on Bald Head Island is seeking an experienced Landscape and Maintenance professional to join our team! Put your skills to work on North Carolina's premiere barrier island community
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About This Job

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:         Facilities Maintenance Superintendent

 SUBORDINATE STAFF:                      N/A

 CLASSIFICATION:                                 Hourly, Non-Exempt, Full Time        

 JOB CODE                                                Landscape & Maintenance Technician 

 WORKING HOURS:                              Normally 40 hours per week

 BASIC FUNCTION:                                The Landscape & Maintenance Technician is specially trained to operate specialized equipment and to perform specific tasks relative to the landscape and maintenance operations of the Facilities Maintenance Department and the Shoals Club.   

 PRINCIPAL DUTIES:                           Specifically, the Landscape and Maintenance Technician must:

 

  • Perform daily landscape operations activities as directed by the Facilities Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Perform other functions and routine landscape/maintenance operations activities as directed by the Facilities Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Establish and maintain all records for the landscape management plan for the year.
  • Establish and maintain inventory records for all landscape equipment and materials.
  • Maintain logs for the operation, maintenance and gas usage of each piece of equipment.
  • Perform daily tasks necessary to keep the maintenance facility clean, organized and a safe working environment.
  • Clean and inspect landscape equipment after each use and report any deficiencies to the Facilities Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Keep all landscape applications equipment properly calibrated and in good working condition.
  • Share in the overall organization and cleanliness of the landscape operations equipment and maintenance facility.
  • Follow all federal, state and local regulations in regards to landscape care product use, storage, cleanup, disposal, spill containment and safety regulations.
  • Read, understand and interpret MSDS for all landscape care products.
  • Communicate on a regular basis via a 2-way radio system. 
  • Required to wear personal protective clothing and/or use protective equipment to comply with established safety operating standards. 
  • Perform specific tasks relative to Landscape and Maintenance Technician, including:
    • Chain saw operations
    • Tree and palm trimming procedures
    • Operation of mechanical hedge trimmers
    • Operate power hedge trimmer
    • Annual flower preparation and maintenance
    • Irrigation repairs and procedures
    • Landscape applications of fertilizers and pesticides
    • Plant, pest identification
    • Line trim around trees, shrubs, posts, etc.
    • Edge, sidewalks, landscape beds, etc.
    • Sod laying
    • Utility vehicle operation
    • Blower operations
    • Vacuum operations
    • Manual weeding
    • Hand tool operations
    • RotoTiller operation
    • Mulch distribution

      Be 18 years old and be able to operate a motor vehicle.


PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND VISUAL SKILLS

Good organizational skills.

Good verbal skills.

Ability to use logical or rational thinking to solve problems.

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, including calculations involving fractions, decimals and percentages.

Ability to provide effective written and verbal instructions, as well as the ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions independently.

Ability to visually inspect facilities for proper appearance.

Ability to perform moderate physical work; may be required to lift up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds frequently, and up to 20 pounds constantly, performing such

activities as bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping and other repetitive tasks for up to five (5) hours.

REQUIRED WORK HABITS

Work habits include regular attendance, team work, initiative, dependability, and promptness.

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND WORK-RELATED EXPERIENCE

Thorough knowledge of landscape management and procedures as would normally be acquired through a secondary education, or two or three years additional college level course of study or training or equivalent experience in the landscape industry.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works outdoors overseeing grounds. Potential exposure to inclement weather, equipment movement hazards and dangerous chemicals/solvents, pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers if proper safety procedures are not followed.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job, and “other” duties (if defined) include those that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

You may complete an employment application by visiting www.shoalsclub.com/web/pages/employment

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About This Employer

The Shoals Club

100 Station House Way
Bald Head Island, NC 24861

(910) 454-4888

Club - Other

www.shoalsclub.com

About Us

With its oceanfront clubhouse, fine and casual dining, lounge, fitness room, shower and locker facilities, swimming pools, and direct beach access, the Shoals Club is the perfect complement to the Bald Head Island Club.

By day, the Shoals Club is your headquarters for hanging out by the pool, strolling along the beach, or enjoying lunch al fresco at the Sandbar Grille.

Easy beach access, spacious locker rooms and provided chairs, towels and umbrellas make spending time by the shore a breeze. Creative kids’ programming keeps youngsters entertained with pool games, tie-dyeing, bocce ball tournaments and more.

When night falls, you’ll love the sophisticated dining room with its fresh, seasonal cuisine, large wine list and live music in the lounge. Parties, holiday celebrations and special dining events are scheduled throughout the year. The Shoals Club’s beautiful setting, talented chef and conscientious catering staff provide the perfect venue for wedding receptions and corporate retreats.