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Temporary Landscape Technician, Senior

Landscape Technician, Senior

Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections

Open for Recruitment: August 28, 2017 - Open until further notice
Announcement # 06685084943
Salary Range: $10.91- $11.96 per hour DOE

Location(s): St. Anthony

The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections, St. Anthony 

is currently seeking a Landscape Technician, Senior to assist in caring for the facility's 20 acres of beautiful lawn areas, flower beds, trees and bushes 

This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefitted position. This position will work 19 hours per week until November.


The incumbent will apply in-depth knowledge of lawns and plant types, nutritional requirements and site environment to maintain flower beds and borders; reseeding and fertilizing existing lawn areas and eliminating weeds; maintaining and pruning shrubbery, shade and ornamental trees; inspecting plants, trees and shrubs for insect pests or disease and taking necessary measures for eradication; and maintaining records and submitting reports as required.  They may also assist in developing snow removal plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Willing AND physically able to lift and carry items weighing approximately 50 lbs, bend, stoop and shovel in all types of weather.
  • Six months of experience working for Idaho State government performing the duties of a Landscape Technician (or Grounds Maintenance Worker); OR one year of experience in landscaping and general grounds maintenance work; OR completion of a recognized course of study in landscape gardening or landscape design such as a formal vocational training program or a two-year college course in ornamental horticulture or landscape work.
  • A valid driver's license


There is an exam for this position to determine an applicant's eligibility. Click the "Preview Exam" button below to review the exam. You must receive a score of 70 to pass this exam. If at any time during the screening/testing process your response or resume do not support the answers you provided, your name will be removed from the register.


The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections has regionalized state services for juveniles committed to its custody, making it possible for most juveniles to remain close enough to their communities so parents and other key community members can take part in the juvenile's treatment. State juvenile correctional centers are located in Lewiston, Nampa, and St. Anthony and provide a full complement of services for 268 youth who range from 10 to 20 years of age.

St. Anthony, located in southeastern Idaho,  is just a short drive from many recreational activities including camping, fishing, blue-ribbon fly fishing, hiking, golfing, hunting and winter sports including downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.  St. Anthony is located just 40 miles from Idaho Falls, the State's fourth largest city.  Click here for more information about the Juvenile Corrections Center, St. Anthony.

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  • Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections under "Agencies"  
  • Part-time under "Job Type/Shift"  
  • St. Anthony under "Cities." 
  • Thank you for applying with the Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections!


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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

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