City of Orlando

Maintenance Worker - Landscaping - Orlando

Orlando, FL
The City of Orlando offers its own fountain of youth for tourists from around the globe. The young a

Job Description

Maintenance Worker - Landscaping

Posted: Sunday, 3/24/2024

Description




Who We Are

Orlando, The City Beautiful

For most of Orlando’s history we’ve been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we’re also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We’re transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.
This didn’t happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we’ve transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.

Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city’s potential.
Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.

NATURE OF WORK:

Removes trash/debris from city receptacles and from public areas. Ensures city rights-of-way meet cleanliness standards by following established routes either on foot or by vehicle. Performs landscape work in public rights-of-way which may include planting, weeding, maintaining flower beds, and pruning of plant material and trees. Works with landscape tools and on ladders. Work is assigned by the designated crew leader and is inspected for quality and productivity.

Typical Work Hours: Typical work hours: 6:00AM to 3:00PM.

Minimum Requirements

Ability to read, write, and follow instructions. Some laborer experience in street or park maintenance required. A valid Florida Driver's License required. Must meet physical and environmental demands of working outdoors in all weather conditions for most of the day; exposure to insects, chemicals, and traffic fumes; danger of working in public right-of-way; and performing demanding physical labor. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to work weekends and holidays (daytime and/or evening shifts).

VALID DRIVER LICENSE FROM ANY STATE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. VALID FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.

IMPORTANT: To be eligible to proceed forward in the application process, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed in the position description. Please ensure your application provides details of all relevant experience related to the position. If you have questions or need clarification concerning the position or application process, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or 407.246.2062.


Supplemental Information

City of Orlando Benefits

If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:


  • Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
  • Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
  • Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
  • Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree

City of Orlando At A Glance

The City of Orlando offers its own fountain of youth for tourists from around the globe. The young and the young at heart all flock to Orlando, home to Disney World and other popular theme parks. The fast-growing Orlando, which is in the geographic center of Florida, offers a wide variety of attractions for kids of all ages, including Sea World, Universal Studios, and Epcot. The mayor and six city commissioners (elected for four-year terms) make up its city council, which enacts policy for Orlando. Warm and sunny year-round, the city has some 235,000 residents. Founded in 1885, the City of Orlando, which operates through some 50 departments, has an annual budget of more than $930 million.  
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