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Employer: City of Merriam
Division: Merriam Parks & Recreation Dept.
Job Title: Landscape Technician
Salary: $12.94 Hourly

Job Description:


The City of Merriam Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a qualified part-time Landscape Technician.  The qualified applicant will be responsible for the care and maintenance of city-owned landscape beds.  Duties include:  operation of vehicles and power equipment such as trimmers and pruning saws; seasonal and weekly preparation and maintenance of landscape beds including removal of leaves and debris, application of fertilizer, herbicides and insecticides, weeding and pruning, removal of dead/damaged plants, replacement with like or similar plants; other related duties as assigned.  Hours will vary depending on season and weather, typical season will be April 1 – October 31.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to comprehend and follow specific written and oral instructions;
  • Ability to make accurate arithmetical computations;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing;
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service experience;
  • Ability to stand and walk on concrete for extended periods of time;
  • Working knowledge of computers, window-based MS office products including Excel and Word, and other internet based applications.

Qualified applicants may apply at Merriam City Hall (9001 W. 62nd Street, Merriam, KS  66202) Mon. – Fri. from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.  Applications can be downloaded online at www.merriam.org or by calling 913-322-5500.  Applications may be submitted by fax ((913) 322-5505, in person, or by mail to:  


City of Merriam

Attn:  Human Resources

9001 W. 62nd Street

Merriam, KS  66202


EOE/ADA/Drug Screen

The City of Merriam does conduct background checks/investigations


If reasonable accommodation is necessary to apply, or further information is needed, contact Sari Maple, Human Resources, 913-322-5502, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. 

Vacancy Number: PR032017b

Open Date: 3/27/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: