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at City and County of Honolulu

Pay: up to $59616.00/year
Salary : $4,968.00/Month
Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1285950

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Opening Date/Time: Sun. 11/22/15 12:00 AM Hawaii Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Job Type:Full-Time Permanent
Location:Oahu, Hawaii
Department:Department of Human Resources
Plans, coordinates, and supervises through subordinate supervisors, a city-wide planned nursery and landscape, grounds improvement, and/or street/park tree maintenance program; and performs other related duties as required.
 Additional Job Information:
At time of application, you must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment.

***Subject to funding availability***
1) Only ONLINE applications will be accepted. 

2) Paper applications will NOT be accepted.

There is one vacancy with the Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Park Maintenance and Recreation Services.  Position is required to serve as Disaster Response Worker during declared emergencies and may work overtime on weekends and holidays.  List may be used to fill future vacancies in this and/or other departments.
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 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in agriculture, horticulture or a related field.

Work experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree on a year-for-year basis. Such experience must have provided the knowledge, skills, and analytical ability normally gained from attainment of a bachelor's degree.

Verification Requirement: You must submit evidence of your education within 7 days of filing this application. A reproduced copy of your diploma and/or transcript that shows the embossed seal must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 650 South King Street, 10th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813.

Three years of supervisory experience involving responsibility for a program overseeing the:  1)  propagation and cultivation of various plants, shrubs, and trees; and/or 2)  care, maintenance and beautification activities for parks, gardens, streets, malls or other landscaped areas.

Such experience must have shown demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of horticulture and arboriculture; propagation and cultivation methods and techniques; methods and techniques of re-sodding and re-building large fields; techniques of plant, tree and shrubbery arrangements; basic principles and methods of eradicating and controlling plant pests and diseases; grounds maintenance tools and equipment; budget preparation; principles and practices of supervision; report writing; and the ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of a large group of employees; plan and establish a grounds improvement program for parks, playgrounds and other landscaped areas; make projections and estimates of materials, equipment and personnel needed for grounds improvement work; prepare reports; issue clear and concise oral and written instructions; develop and implement training programs; and deal effectively with subordinates and others.

License Requirement:
Appropriate valid driver's license.  The current vacancy requires a valid driver's license (automobile), prior to appointment.

Special Requirement: Certification as a Certified Arborist by the International Society of Arboriculture, as required.
 Examination Process:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EVALUATION: In addition to meeting the above minimum qualifications, your application will be further evaluated. Your score will be based on the quality, quantity, and/or recency of your education and experience.

Education and Experience Evaluation......................................100%