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Landscape Laborer
Job Code:2022:0404-018
Location:Norman, OK
FT/PT Status:Seasonal
Business Sector:Facilities Management and Operations

Job Description

Position Purpose

The upkeep of USPS NCED facility gardens, lawn, pond and all surrounding grounds.

Rate of Pay: $14.18/hr.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Cut grass, using walking-type or riding mowers.
* Trim hedges and edge around walks and flower beds using hedge trimmers, clippers, and edging tools.

* Prune shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth, using shears and other hand tools.
* Make adjustments, repairs, additions, etc. to the turf, flowerbeds, and computerized irrigation system.
* Plant grass, flowers, trees and shrubs.
* Mulch gardens.
* Water lawn and shrubs during dry periods, using hose or activation water sprinkler system.
* Pick and dispose of leaves, paper and other litter.
* Remove snow or ice from walks, driveways, roads or parking lots.
* Composts or bags lawn waste.
* Performs other grounds-related duties, as required.
* Ensure compliance with Company Code of Ethics and Standards of Conduct and Business Conduct Program.
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Required Skills and Qualifications

* Must be able to be on your feet for long periods of time.
* Must be “down-time” effectively to the benefit of the company.
* Must be well-mannered customer service attitude.
* Must be able to operate lawn care equipment including, but not limited to, tractor, weed eater, edger, hedge trimmer, push, and ride on mower, etc.
* Must be punctual, responsible and dependable.
* Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.
* Must be able to work as part of a team, fostering teamwork in a dynamic environment.
* Must be detail oriented.
* Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

* Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.
* Must be able to wear appropriate Personal protective Equipment (PPR) for work task assigned.
* Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOP’s for General Support Service.
* Must be able to assist with varied kinds of work including, but not limited to pouring concrete, snow removal, assembling modular furniture and changing light bulbs.
* Must be capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted.
* Must be able to ascend and descent equipment, including but not limited to, ladders, scaffolds, lifts, etc.
* Must be capable of standing and walking for long periods of time.
* Must be at least 17 years of age.

Relevance of experience to be determined by hiring manager.

Terms of Employment and Eligibility Requirements

* Must be a U.S. Citizen. 
* Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.

At TRAX, the health and safety of our employees, our customers, is our top priority. We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in facilities to which we operate. Vaccination requirements may vary by customer mandate, governmental facility and/or national, state or local laws.  All employees are required to provide vaccination status and proof as applicable.

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position.  TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to this job description whenever necessary.

Other Job Information (if applicable)

TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals.  TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.