Milwaukee Brewers

  • Lead - Landscape

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2019 7:42 PM)
    ID
    2019-1654
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Park Operations/Grounds
  • Overview

    This position is to assist the Landscape Manager in the planning and execution of all landscape assignments, while supervising landscape staff in work methods and procedures associated with the outside landscape. This is a very hands on, labor intensive position which provides consistency for the landscape staff and the Grounds Department collectively throughout the entire year.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

     

    In Season Duties and Responsibilities

    • Lead PT landscape staff in daily assignments, providing knowledgeable direction and supervision
    • Weed/Insect/Disease identification, to ensure plant health and a pleasant environment for park goers, through quality calibration and accurate application of control methods
    • Assist with the management of the Miller Park landscape along with the implementation of planting projects, routine mowing, edging, line trimming, pruning of trees/shrubs, and daily trash clean-up within all landscaped areas
    • Safely operate all equipment and instruct others on proper operation of landscape equipment
    • Control, monitor and repair irrigation system as necessary for efficient and effective water usage
    • Assist with extra events pertaining to the Miller Park field, Helfaer and surrounding landscape

     

    Off Season Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform routine landscape maintenance including perennial cut backs, installation of seasonal floral arrangements throughout Miller Park, leaves/trash collection and disposal, along with the removal of invasive plant species during the fall and winter
    • Execute snow removal procedures at a high level of detail including plowing, sweeping, shoveling and proper salt application to all sidewalks, parking lots and roadways
    • Perform routine maintenance on small engines and power equipment along with maintaining a clean and safe shop/work area throughout the year
    • Fulfills day/night/weekend/holiday on-call snow shifts starting in November, persisting through March

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    • Full-time availability to work any scheduled Grounds shifts 11 months per year
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Knowledge of local vegetation allowing for distinction of desirable and non-desirable plants
    • Wisconsin Pesticide Applicators license or ability to obtain within 4 months of hiring

    Education and/or Experience

    Preferred candidates would possess an Associates or Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Landscape Management, Ornamental Horticulture or related college program; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

                           

    Reasoning Ability      

    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situatioons.

     

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation.

    The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

    Work Hours                                                     

    Business hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5pm, however, additional hours may be required on weekends, evenings and some holidays.

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