Park Maintenance – Horticultural Attendant

September 1, 2023
Reno, NV
Job Type


Horticultural Attendant

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Parks and Recreation Specialist Band III
    • Positions in this band may monitor the work of lower level staff and are responsible for program/service. Work tasks require problem solving on a regular basis, analysis of information and/or specialized knowledge of assigned area. Incumbents may work in isolation during assigned shift and/or have oversight on multiple locations.

Work Schedule

  • Incumbents work a flexible schedule 3-4 days per week, 4-6 hours per day
  • Weekend work will be required
  • Incumbents will be hired into one of the following work schedules:
    • not to exceed 1,039 work hours within any fiscal year (the preferred work schedule) or
    • 233 hours per quarter and may be year round or
    • a maximum of six months employment working no more than 1,039 hours.

Essential Functions & Tasks

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Watering hanging baskets, planting, weeding in an outdoor environment.
  • Gather and remove garbage and litter from grounds and facilities.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions related to all work performed.

Working Conditions

  • Field environment, travel from site to site using City vehicle.
  • Exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, and potentially hazardous chemicals.
  • Work in inclement weather conditions, on slippery or uneven surfaces and around heavy construction equipment.
  • Evening, weekend and holiday work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: One year paid work experience
  • Licenses: Valid drivers' license

Preferred Qualifications

Experience: Six months horticulture or floriculture experience

A completed City of Reno Employment Application is required. Applications may be submitted on-line . Employment applications are also available at Parks and Recreation facilities.

For more information call the Parks and Recreation Maintenance Office 334-2270.

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