Landscaping Technician I

Any individual who receives an offer of employment or will receive a payroll check are required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a condition of obtaining employment.
Mille Lacs Band Member/American Indian preference applies
SUMMARY:
The Landscaping Technician I is an entry level training position allowing the incumbent to acquire knowledge and skills to operate and perform maintenance on landscaping equipment as well as landscaping techniques.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED certificate required.
• Experience with landscaping techniques preferred.
• Proven heavy equipment training preferred.
• Ability to operate and maintain heavy machinery including dump truck, backhoe, skid loader etc.
• Ability to operate and maintain small equipment such as chain saws, mulchers, lawn mowers etc.
• Knowledge of and able to operate snow removal equipment.
• Ability to interpret plans provisions and specifications.
• Ability to interpret policies, procedures and regulations.
• Ability to bid landscaping projects.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Must be able to work long hours during the construction season.
• Must have a current, valid driver’s license and obtain a commercial driver’s license within one year of hire date.
• Must be insurable under the Band’s auto insurance policy.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test and background check.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• High school diploma or GED certificate required.
• Experience with landscaping techniques preferred.
• Proven heavy equipment training preferred.
• Ability to operate and maintain heavy machinery including dump truck, backhoe, skid loader etc.
• Ability to operate and maintain small equipment such as chain saws, mulchers, lawn mowers etc.
• Knowledge of and able to operate snow removal equipment.
• Ability to interpret plans provisions and specifications.
• Ability to interpret policies, procedures and regulations.
• Ability to bid landscaping projects.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Nature of work is such that incumbent experiences infrequent period of moderate stress levels. Primary sources of stress are in dealing with constituents and workload.
• Work exposes incumbent to conditions such as fumes, odors, dust, and gases.
• Work exposes incumbent to possible bodily injury from moving mechanical parts of equipment, tools and machinery.
• Work is performed for sustained period outdoors and occasionally in hot, cold or inclement weather.
• Work requires us of proactive devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
• Hours will vary depending on season and may be over 40 hours during construction season.
• Travel between all three districts is required.

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Submit resume, cover letter, and employment application to:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Employment Coordinator
43408 Oodena Dr.
Onamia, MN 56359
Fax: (320) 532-7492
Email: