$34,970.00 - $45,552.00 Annually
MI 48386, MI
Parks and Recreation
Under limited supervision, performs various duties for parks and
recreation natural areas. Support implementation of maintenance
plans for golf courses, parks grounds, and trails through various
grounds-keeping activities. Support the implementation of parks
initiatives by conducting assessments, diagnoses, and planning to
protect and manage resources. On an on-call basis is responsible
for snow removal, mowing, and other emergency duties. Ability to
adjust work schedule as required. Utilizes current Countywide
and/or department-specific software to complete assignments.
Applications will be rejected if the following information is
not provided at the time of application:
Commercial Pesticide Applicator's Certification from the
Michigan Department of Agriculture in Right of Way.
Thoroughly documented work history Valid Driver's License number
The application is incomplete in ANY capacity 1. Must be 18 years
old 2. Have at least two (2) years of full-time work experience in
all aspects of Groundskeeping including turf care, and assisting in
planting, pruning, fertilizing, and spraying of flowers, trees, and
shrubs. 3. Possess a valid United States motor vehicle Commercial
Driver's License (CDL) Group "A" designation. Out of Country
driver's license holders will be required to obtain the appropriate
valid State of Michigan driver's license before the hire date.
NOTE: Applicants at the time of application without the required
CDL must obtain it by the end of the six-month probationary period,
at the employee's expense.
4. Possess a Commercial Pesticide Applicator's Certification
from the Michigan Department of Agriculture in Right of Way.
NOTE: When assigned to Forestry/Landscape must also have one of
the following categories: Forest Pest Management, Ornamental Plants
& Shade Tree Pest Management. When assigned to Natural Resources
must have certification in Aquatics. Certifications must be
obtained by the end of the six-month probationary period, at the
5. Pass the complete examination, including the employment
medical, established for this classification.
6. Successfully complete the six-month probationary period.
Work History You are required to include your work experience in
the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have
previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your
work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying.
Attached resumes will not be reviewedor considered. Please review
the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the
minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience
question; and note that only related work experience will be
considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history
section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week
pertaining to the minimum qualifications.
Certificate If a certificate is used to determine if the
applicant is minimally qualified to fill the position, the
applicant must attach a copy of their certificate to the
application. Your application will not be considered for further
review if you have failed to provide this information. Other
documents such as references, cover letters, resumes, etc are
prohibited and will not be reviewed. Special Requirements
Must maintain a valid United States, unexpired, Commercial
Driver's License (CDL) as specified under required minimum
Must maintain Michigan Department of Agriculture Commercial
Pesticide Applicator's certifications.
Oakland County Michigan - YOUR FUTURE IS HERE! Award winning and
fiscally responsible County (AAA Bond Rated) government agency
invites you to begin and advance your career with us as we continue
on the path to provide cutting edge services to the communities we
serve. We offer a stable work environment, competitive salaries, a
full benefits package, growth opportunities and employee training
along with generous tuition reimbursement. We recognize that your
hard work and dedication to the communities we serve are the
driving force behind our success, and we continually look for
additional ways to build a positive work environment.Join us on our
journey to continue to make Oakland County a great place to Live,
Work and Play. Overview of Employee Benefits:
Comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental,
vision, short and long-term disability insurance, life and
accidental death and dismemberment insurance for all eligible
employees, with minimal employee cost.
Health and dependent care reimbursement accounts where employees
can place pre-tax dollars into an account to be used for health
careor dependent care related expenses.
There is also a comprehensive retirement package in which all
Eligible employees are enrolled in a defined contribution plan
(401a) with a County match; also the ability to participate in a
deferred compensation plan (457).
Ample time-off for all employees, including 11 to 13 paid holidays
per year, five personal leave days, one floating holiday, 10
vacation days within the first year (amount of vacation days
increase over tenure).
Annual Leave Buy Back is offered once a year to all eligible
employees with 60 (or more) annual leave hours in the bank. This
program offers interested employees the option to "cash out" annual
leave hours in order to receive a payout. Employees can "cash out"
a minimum of 20 hours to a maximum of 40 hours.
Parental Leave is available for all full-time employees who have
completed six (6) months of County service. Employees will receive
6 weeks of paid leave at 100% of their current salary. Parental
Leave can be utilized for both the birth and adoption of a
Affordable on-site child care for infants to five years old for
children of County employees; also provides a school-age summer
camp program. Employee Health and Wellness Benefits: The mission of
the OakFit Wellness Program is to assist Oakland County employees,
retirees and dependents in taking ownership of their health and
wellness in order to improve quality of life, enhance productivity,
and stabilize long-term employee/employer health care costs. There
are a wide variety of programs offered, including weight
management, exercise, Tobacco Cessation, and various educational
workshops. OakFit also offers annual on-site health
screenings.Employees and dependents have access to the OakFit
website offering a wealth of resources including webinars, a recipe
page and other informational topics. Employees can also see
upcoming events posted on the Wellness calendar and subscribe to
Wellness Program email updates. Professional Development: Our
tuition reimbursement program assists eligible employees seeking to
improve their educational qualifications in subjects and fields
directly related to the County's operations, activities and
The County's Human Resources Department provides in-house
professional development training to employees across departments,
including programs ranging from conflict management to grammar
skills. Employees may also have opportunities to attend job-related
The County's Information Technology Department provides basic to
advanced job-related computer software training to employees. Other
Benefits: The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is offered
confidentially to you or your family members who have a problem. At
no cost to you, the program helps identify problems that may
interfere with job performance, and/or helps resolve issues related
to a personal situation.
An Employee Suggestion Program (ESP) allows for employees to
describe an improvement in the workplace, and have an opportunity
to win an award for doing so.
The Employee Service Award Program recognizes employees for years
of service and educational achievement.
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