The Landscape Technician performs essential services to the Hamline University campus including: landscape maintenance, landscape construction and implementation, installation and ongoing care of woody and herbaceous plant materials, ornamental and athletic turf and variety of athletic performance surfaces, irrigation system operation, repair and installation, tree care, and primary snow and ice management while maintaining high standards of site presentation excellence. This position will also assist other Facilities Services personnel as directed.
2 year degree
4 years of related work experience in land care, athletic turf, or commercial/institutional grounds maintenance.
Hold a valid Minnesota Pesticide Applicators License (A,E) or obtain within 30 days.
Hold a valid Minnesota Drivers License
Strong knowledge of plant materials and care including turf management.
Strong knowledge of irrigation systems operations installation, repair and management.
Have the ability to operate a wide variety of landscape equipment including snow and ice removal equipment.
Experience Operating power equipment including loaders and forklifts.
Creativity and innovation in teaching and learning are the hallmark of Hamline University, home to more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, and law students. At Hamline, students collaborate with professors invested in their success. They are challenged in and out of the classroom to create and apply knowledge in local and global contexts, while cultivating an ethic of civic responsibility, social... justice, and inclusive leadership and service. Hamline is the top-ranked university of its class in Minnesota, according to U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges". Founded in 1854, Hamline also is Minnesotas first university and among the first coeducational institutions in the nation. Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Hamline is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers courses and degree programs in Saint Paul and Minneapolis.