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Landscape Gardener II

Company: Commonwealth of Kentucky
Location: Gilbertsville
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Advertisement Closes 6/11/2021 (8:00 PM EDT) req24465 Landscape Gardener II Pay Grade 08 Salary $10.20 - $16.33 Hourly Employment Type EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK Hiring Agency Tourism, Arts, & Heritage Cabinet | Kentucky Department of Parks Location 166 Upper Village Dr Gilbertsville, KY 42044 USA Description Do you like working outside with your hands and with equipment? Do you like working with plants or turfgrass?If so, Kentucky Dam Village (KDV) State Park Golf Course may have the job for you! KDV is hiring a Landscape Gardener II position for the golf maintenance operation. This is a full-time position, offering numerousbenefits with the Commonwealth of Kentucky such as free golfing privileges and the Park FamiliarizationProgram. Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park is located in Western Kentucky near Gilbertsville Kentucky.This Perry Maxwell designed 18 hole golf course has USGA greens with Penncross bentgrass turf. Tees, fairwaysand primary rough are Tifway II bermudagrass and secondary rough is warm and cool season grasses.More info can be found at: No golf course experience? No problem. If you have the appropriate employment and/or education background tomeet the minimum requirements for the position and possess the willingness to learn, our skilled andexperienced Golf Course Superintendent and staff is well equipped to provide the necessary training to get youup to speed with the art of golf course maintenance. Some of the skills we are looking for are: Experience operating mowers, tractors and other landscaping equipment and tools. Golf course maintenance experience a plus. Creating and maintaining landscape beds. Good communications skills. Chemical and fertilizer applications. Irrigation repair and installation. Basic equipment maintenance. Attention to detail. Time management. Leadership, teamwork, and decision-making skills. Experience leading small groups of staff. Minimum Requirements EDUCATION: High school graduate. EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Must have two years of experience in grounds maintenance, golf course greenskeeping, landscaping, farming, or other related experience. Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: College courses in horticulture or related fields, technical training in horticulture or related fields, or possession of a Kentucky Nurseryman's Certification or other related trade certification will substitute for the required experience. Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: NONE SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess a valid driver's license prior to appointment in this classification. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials. Working Conditions Work outdoors in all weather conditions. Operate power equipment and work with pesticides. Exposed to loud noises and sharp objects. Probationary Period This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111. If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Scot Ratzlaff at or 270-362-4271. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

Keywords: Commonwealth of Kentucky, Clarksville , Landscape Gardener II, Other , Gilbertsville, Tennessee

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