Conservation Technician I

State of Delaware

Posted Under: Smyrna, Delaware jobs in Professions; Professions jobs in zipcode 19977
Posted On: 2020-08-02

Recruitment #-MGCA01- Opening Date 6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM Closing Date 7/21/2020 11:59:00 PM Type of Recruitment Casual/Seasonal Salary $11.78/hour Salary Plan M37 Pay Grade FR1 Shift Hours 7:00 am - 3:00 pm; 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Rotating Schedule; Weekends/Holidays required Employment Type Actual Vacancies Employment Term Casual/Seasonal Agency DOT/Maintenance & Operations Location(s) Smyrna Rest Area: (5500 duPont Hwy, Smyrna, DE, 19977) Contact Name DelDOT Human Resources/Employment Services Contact Phone Summary Statement This level describes entry into the series. Essential Functions Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here. - Applies conservation and preservation principles and practices in support of the management of the state's natural resources which includes such activities as propagating, seeding, transplanting, cultivating, harvesting and care of trees, flowers, shrubs, lawns and crops to include turf/grounds management, pest management, herbicide/fertilizer application, layout and design, assessment of soil composition and environmental conditions. - Performs maintenance and repairs in a variety of labor/trades fields such as plumbing, carpentry, painting, welding, construction, grounds maintenance and assists higher level personnel on large scale projects. - Operates marine, land-based and construction equipment and vehicles. - Maintains and repairs a variety of equipment/vehicles. - Provides information to the public as requested or responds to inquiries regarding agency initiatives/programs. - Ensures the safe usage of state owned, managed, and/or maintained grounds and facilities by the public. - Completes standard forms/applications; maintains records and reports detailing daily activity, tool and equipment inventory, fuel and service logs and related activities. Job Requirements JOB REQUIREMENTS for Conservation Technician I Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: - Knowledge of operating and maintaining motor vehicles, landscaping and groundskeeping equipment and hand tools. - Knowledge of plant life, horticulture or arboriculture such as plant growth, pest or disease control, groundskeeping or landscaping. - Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving). Conditions of Hire Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship. Pre-employment Drug Testing: Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process. This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization). The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee. The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes. Selection Process The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements. Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the My Applications tab at . Accommodations Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call . TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1- for assistance. The State of Delaware - An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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