Hiring: Leaders in Landscaping

City of Detroit - General Services Department is seeking talented, detail-oriented, self-motivated leaders to join its team!

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 4PM to 6PM
Clark Park Recreation Center 1130 Clark Ave., Detroit, MI 48209

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 4PM to 6PM
Davison Yard 8221 W. Davison, Detroit MI 48238

The City of Detroit – General Services Department is hosting Leaders in Landscaping, a networking event. Come learn about employment opportunities for experienced landscape professionals and the exciting projects you could be a part of.

Available Positions:

Pay Range $28,496.00 - $40,765.00

  • Park Maintenance Worker
  • Park Maintenance Sub-Foreman
  • Park Maintenance Foreman
  • Park Maintenance Supervisor

Brief outline of daily responsibilities:

  • Lead/Supervise, organize and direct the work of others
  • Prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Proper use of tools, materials, and equipment used in grounds maintenance and landscaping work
  • Manage data collection and submit reports regularly

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in effectively leading teams
  • Possess demonstrated ability to lead/supervise crew(s) engaged in the upkeep of parks, playgrounds, parkways, medians, boulevards and athletic fields
  • Working knowledge of natural landscape and plant care best practices
  • Skilled with operating a personal computer and utilizing common office software (not required at Park Maintenance Worker level)
  • High school graduation or G.E.D
  • Valid State of Michigan Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification Category 6 (not required for Park Maintenance Worker at time of hire)
  • Valid State of Michigan Operators License

Increase your chance to speak with a hiring manager by submitting an application online

For additional information, please email: [email protected]

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