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SENIOR LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN is responsible for specialized landscaping and grounds maintenance work at a state institution/university campus, and/or supervise and instruct a small crew in this work; operate and maintain related equipment; perform relat

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									LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN, SENIOR CLASS PURPOSE Under direction, be responsible for specialized landscaping and grounds maintenance work at a state institution/university campus, and/or supervise and instruct a small crew in this work; operate and maintain related equipment; perform related work. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS A Senior Landscape Technician is measured chiefly by the supervisory responsibilities, acreage, shrub and flower acreage; lawn acreage, and the responsibility to identify and eradicate plant damage and pests/insects beyond common pests. Unlike the Landscape Technician, a Senior is responsible for applying in-depth knowledge of plant types, nutritional requirements and site environment in determining eradication measures. EXAMPLES OF WORK Incumbents may lift and carry items weighing approximately 50 pounds, and bend, stoop, and shovel in all types of weather. This class identifies the Senior worker who has day-to-day responsibility for landscaping and grounds maintenance. In addition to performing the Landscaping Technician duties, incumbents may train, assign work, and review the performance of subordinates. Although the typical assignment is that of a supervisor, nonsupervisory positions may be allocated to this level where the performance of a limited number of technical tasks is of primary importance. Examples of nonsupervisory assignments are: On a specific project or in a specific area, designs and implements beds and borders inc
								
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