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Seasonal Mowing & Grounds Maintenance

Date Posted:  Jul 28, 2021
Requisition ID:  191461

Huntington, IN, US, 46750

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About The Adjutant General's Office

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.


Salary Information:

Salary for this position is typically $9.00 - $12.00 per hour, depending on qualifications; limited to working a maximum of 180 calendar days.



About the Job:

You will perform grounds maintenance, while operating mowers, vehicle mounted broadcast sprayer, bus hogs, batwings, weed eaters, and state owned vehicles including 18 foot landscape trailers in support of the Huntington Armory. 

A Day in the Life:

  • Operates a variety of light equipment including, but not limited to: lawn and farm type tractors, truck mounted snow plows, etc. 
  • Maintains equipment and vehicles by cleaning, oiling, greasing, and performing routine operator level preventative maintenance. 
  • Operates a variety of hand construction and maintenance tools. 
  • Performs routine duties such as cutting trees, clearing trails, seeding, weed-eating, mowing and employing various erosion control techniques. 
  • Operates a variety of equipment for grounds and maintenance. Such equipment includes, but not limited to mulchers, mowers, chain saws scrapers, farm and other equipment as required in the accomplishment of maintenance and repair of Training Areas as needed.
  • Invasive species removal and management including Herbicide and Pesticide application
  • Perform grounds maintenance including weeding and snow removal etc. 
  • Assists in supervision of inmate crews, while providing materials and equipment as needed.
  • Other duties assigned such as janitorial, wash rack functions, warehouse operations as needed.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Valid High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE); or one (1) year of work experience. 
  • Valid Driver's license 
  • Working knowledge and skill in the operation of light and heavy equipment, including use of different sets of controls and use of various attachments.
  • Must annually pass and complete the IDOC Inter-Agency Supervision of Out-Custody Work Crew Training course in order to supervise and IDOC inmate labor crew. 
  • Ability to work outdoors during inclement weather such as heat, cold, snow, and rain. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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