GROUNDS GARDENER SERIES

 

 

Occ. Work Prob. Effective

Code No. Class Title Area Area Period Date

1982 Assistant Grounds Gardener 15 171 6 mo. 04/21/89

1981 Grounds Gardener 15 171 6 mo. 04/21/89

 

 

[1]Promotional Line: 112, 218, 219, 228, and 313

 

 

Series Narrative

Employees in this series perform and/or are responsible for skilled gardening work.

 

DESCRIPTIONS OF LEVELS OF WORK

 

Level I:  Assistant Grounds Gardener 1982

Employees at this level perform skilled gardening work. They work under direct supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

An Assistant Grounds Gardener typically

 

1.   performs routine work in planting, transplanting, fertilizing, spraying, watering, pruning, and otherwise tending to the cultivation of flowers, bushes or other shrubbery, and ornamental plants

 

2.   assists in the physical upkeep of greenhouses

 

3.   supervises employees of lower rank as assigned

 

4.   performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

Level II:  Grounds Gardener 1981

Employees at this level perform and are responsible for skilled gardening operations. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

A Grounds Gardener typically

 

1.   supervises and performs work in planting, transplanting, fertilizing, spraying, watering, pruning, and otherwise tending to the cultivation of flowers, bushes or other shrubbery, and ornamental plants

 

2.   supervises and assists in the upkeep of gardens, flower beds, lawns, and greenhouses

 

3.   supervises and trains assistants as required

 

4.   performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO:

 

Level I:  Assistant Grounds Gardener 1982

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.   one year of experience in the maintenance of gardens, lawns, shrubs, or trees

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.   knowledge of the care of gardens

 

2.   ability to follow simple instructions

 

3.   ability and willingness to work as directed

 

 

Level II:  Grounds Gardener 1981

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.  two years of experience in the maintenance of gardens, lawns, shrubs, or trees

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.   knowledge of the care of gardens, lawns, shrubs, and trees

 

2.   supervisory ability

 

3.   ability to follow simple instructions

 

4.   ability and willingness to work as directed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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[1]See the Index of Classes to determine the promotional lines the individual classes are in. See the Promotional Line List for a listing of all the classes in each promotional line.