Department of Juvenile Justice
EASTMAN YDC

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Job Announcement

Job Title : GROUNDSKEEPER   Position Number : 00097676  
Location : EASTMAN (DODGE COUNTY) Opening Date : 03/08/18  
Job Number : FES030 Closing Date : 03/16/18

Hiring Range From : $15,080.00
Hiring Range To : $20,345.52
Pay Grade : A

Duties & Responsibilities :   
Under direct supervision, maintains grounds in an attractive and orderly condition by trimming lawns, removing leaves and debris, and other related duties. Operates and maintains grounds equipment as necessary. Provides preventive maintenance pertaining to grounds area and/or state cemeteries or park facilities. Plants seeds, bulbs, foliage and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools. Mows and edges lawns, using power mowers and edgers. Mixes and sprays or spreads fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders. Makes improvements to walks, lanes, sheds, and benches, including painting and minor repairs. Hauls or spreads topsoil, and spreads straw over seeded soil to hold soil in place. Disposes of trash and debris. Decorates gardens with stones and plants. Cares for established lawns   

Minimum Qualifications :   
Valid driver`s license.   

Preferred Qualifications :   

Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess the following:

Experience trimming lawns, removing leaves, and debris.

High School Diploma or GED.

NOTES:

1. This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice, once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.

2. Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

3. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable, must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  

Notes:
This announcement may close prior to the closing date without further notice once a satisfactory pool of applicants has been identified.
Due to high volume of applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history and motor vehicle background check and, if applicable must take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The Department of Juvenile Justice offers competitive salaries, career opportunities, and an excellent benefits package. To view a list of benefits offered for most of our positions, click here:
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THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.   To apply, click HERE to login or create an applicant profile. The designated contact person will only be able to provide generic information concerning this announcement. Status updates on your resume/application will not be available at the phone number or email address provided. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Contact Details :   
Cody Blackman
176 Freamon Graham Blvd
Eastman, Ga , GA 31023
Phone : 478-374-6900
Email : CodyBlackman@djj.state.ga.us
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