OPEN POSITION – MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I – LANDSCAPE

Position plans and executes small scale landscaping operations and maintains grounds and landscape at Naples Airport. Responsibilities include performing all care and maintenance on trees, shrubs and lawn using proper equipment, chemicals and landscaping techniques to ensure healthy appearance.  Completes trimming and weeding of hedges and flower beds.  Periodically performs basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing repair and general maintenance of Airport buildings and grounds as assigned.

Full working knowledge of landscape techniques, chemicals and their application required. Must have basic knowledge of horticulture and plant care.  Must be a team player and have excellent customer service and communication skills.  Ability to operate:  tractors, mowers, weed eaters, edgers, trimmers, shovels, rakes, wrenches, saws, drills, and various other hand tools required.

One year certificate from college or technical school or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be able to obtain full working knowledge of FAA rules and safety requirements related to maintenance within 90 days of employment.  Must be able to obtain Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification and limited urban fertilizer license within 90 days of employment. Must obtain limited pesticide license within six months of employment.  Position requires a valid Florida driver’s license and clean driving record that meets the Naples Airport’s  driving standards. Full time position. $14.09 – $16.63 hourly, commensurate with experience.

Applications accepted until position is filled. Application must be completed in full for consideration for this position.

All positions require a valid Florida driver’s license.  Application and job description available at the Naples Airport Authority or in the Administration Office. Applications can be emailed: Careers@flynaples.com, faxed: (239) 643-4084 or mailed: 160 Aviation Drive North, Naples FL  34104.  EOE/V/H/Male/Female/Drug-Free Workplace and provides for veterans’ preference for eligible positions. 

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