Landscape Assistant

Landscape Assistant, Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank, NY

Position Summary:

Assist with ground landscaping and maintenance, i.e., lawn mowing and edging, weed whacking, hedge trimming, raking, pruning, digging, planting, light tree work.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position.
  • Must have the ability to safely operate landscaping equipment (i.e., lawnmower and hedge trimmer)
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, inclement weather, weekend and holiday hours, depending on the demands of the position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with landscaping equipment.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

Salary: $14.74 per hour

Hour: Temp Casual 0-20 hours per week

Benefits: No Benefits

Date Position Available: Approximately April 15, 2021

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

    1. Attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
    2. Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
    3. Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format.

    In the "Experience" section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the "Drop Files Here" box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted, you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

    Applicants Apply Here:

    No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

    The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or via email at cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

    Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

    Contact

    Valerie J. Smith
    Human Resource Director
    vs324@cornell.edu
    631-727-7850 x 326

    Last updated April 13, 2021