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Grounds Worker 1 (Buncombe County) - Temporary Solutions

Company: State of North Carolina
Location: Asheville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description of Work


NOTE: If you are a current NC State Government employee, you will not be considered for a temporary assignment.Temporary Solutionscannot accommodate dual employment.

Individuals hired into a temporary State job must be fully qualified for the job. OSHR supports the Governor's Job Ready initiative and seeks to expand a temporary's skill set to enhance their qualifications for State government and private sector jobs. Exposure to an agency's culture, process, procedures and potential learning opportunities can provide valuable experience to those who may ultimately seek permanent employment with the state.

This temporary position is located in Black Mountain - Buncombe County. There are no leave or retirement benefits offered. Visit for employment information.

Job Order Hourly Rate of Pay: $15.00 (Based on education and/or years of relevant work experience reflected on the application)

This temporary position will be assigned to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Performs a variety of support activities involved in burial operations, grounds maintenance, equipment maintenance, facilities maintenance and other work related and unique to the conduct and execution of cemetery operations. Will assist in burial operations; assisting in backhoe operations to open and close graves, burying and/or the removal of caskets and installing headstones or grave markers. Position will perform general grounds maintenance such as mowing and trimming lawn areas. Will perform scheduled maintenance on vehicles, tools, and equipment. Position works with insecticides, pesticides and fertilizers. Most work is performed in an outdoor environment and in all kinds of weather conditions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

[NOTE: Qualified applicants must meet and reflect on their application training and experience and all knowledge, skills, abilities and any experience or competencies specified in the supplemental question(s) to be considered.]

* Requires ability to performmanual labor * Requiresphysical ability to lift medium to heavy items weighing up to 75 pounds with and without help

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Education and/or experience in grounds work that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade and equivalent to two years of experience in care of shrubs, trees, plants and grasses.

Supplemental and Contact Information

Temporary Solutions

Office of State Human Resources

1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 200

Raleigh, NC 27609

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