Career Starter - Merced County
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
Landscape or maintain grounds of property using hand or power tools or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks, which may include any combination of the following: sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, sprinkler installation, and installation of mortar less segmental concrete masonry wall units
Annual Median Wage:
$36,316.80 ($17.46 per hour)
Less than high school diploma
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems
Trim trees or other vegetation
Electronic mail software IBM Notes
Office suite software Microsoft Office
Word processing software Microsoft Word
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Chemistry Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods
Work Tasks
Dispose of trash or waste materials.
Operate grounds maintenance equipment.
Irrigate lawns, trees, or plants.
Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.
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