$20.59-$29.24 Hourly / $3,568.93-$5,068.27 Monthly / $42,827.20-$60,819.20 Yearly
Reviews landscapes to ensure they are growing properly; checks irrigation systems to ensure they are operating efficiently; receives complaints relative to contractor performance and takes appropriate action; makes regular field reviews of work in progress and determines if requirements have been completed in accordance with landscape and irrigation practices and department policies.
Has responsibility for monitoring of the general landscape and irrigation maintenance, and repair activities including carpentry, irrigation, potable water components, masonry, radio equipment, and low voltage electrical repair; exercises safe work practices.
Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, diagrams, and schematics, in addition to following verbal instructions.
Prepares oral and written reports.
Works independently to conduct inspections of existing landscapes and irrigation systems in absence of a supervisor.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: standard landscape and irrigation office practices, procedures and equipment; office records keeping practices and methods; business English, grammar and composition; methods, materials, techniques, and equipment used in the preparation of reports; the city, its geography and street networks; method, practices, tools and materials used in general landscape and irrigation, maintenance and repair of Irrigation systems/equipment, and installation of new irrigation systems; potable water systems/equipment; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Working knowledge of: plant material, transportation and installation procedures; sprinkler systems and equipment installation and repair; computer controlled irrigation systems to include pumps and motors; plumbing to include installation and repair of water fountains, hose bibs, water meters, backflow preventers, and quick couplers.
Some knowledge of: basic record keeping; computers and various software programs including work processing and spreadsheets.
Ability to: read, comprehend, interpret, and apply contract and grant requirements; conduct research and analytical activities; work independently and as a member of a team; manage and prioritize work effectively to meet reporting deadlines; establish and maintain effective working relationships with city employees, the general public and with representatives of contractors and/or grantors; prepare oral and written reports; understand, interpret and effectively carry out written and oral instructions; maintain records and prepare concise oral and written reports; read and interpret irrigation plans and contracts where appropriate; perform a variety of irrigation maintenance and repair activities requiring physical strength; work from oral and written instructions, blueprints or drawings; maintain working relationships with others.
Skill in: computer software programs including Microsoft Word and Excel; use and care of hand tools, power tools, and other related equipment.