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Pella Regional Health Center Yard Worker in Pella, Iowa

Starting at $16.10 per hour, $33,488 annually.

Responsibilities :

  • Plants grass, shrubs, trees, and flowers.

  • Installs and maintains water fountains, fences, gates, retaining walls, rock gardens, outdoor lighting, and other design features.

  • Digs trenches and levels ground.

  • Keeps outdoor furniture clean and in good repair.

  • Applies mulch, fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides.

  • Maintains green spaces by weeding, trimming, and pruning.

  • Removes unwanted or unhealthy plants, shrubs, and trees, as well as downed limbs.

  • Operates hand tools and power equipment, including mowers, leaf-blowers, snow blowers, tillers, skid loader, and tractors.

  • Waters lawns and gardens.

  • Installs and maintains irrigation systems.

  • Rakes leaves and other vegetation from lawns and flower beds.

  • Removes trash and other debris from outdoor areas.

  • Operates snow removal equipment and shovels walkways.

  • Works with other maintenance crew and construction specialists as needed.

    Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with supervisors, coworkers, and clients

  • Physical strength and stamina

  • Attention to detail

  • Manual dexterity

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work autonomously

  • Previous landscaping or grounds keeping experience

  • Previous outdoor equipment experience

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