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Pond Maintenance Technician

Pond Maintenance/Cleaning – Omaha, Nebraska
Department Pond Maintenance/Cleaning
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $10-14/hr + DOE

Pond Maintenance Technician

  • Purpose: Maintain outdoor ponds and water features on a scheduled basis. Install new pond and other water features.
  • Work individually and with a team
  • Managers: Marc Lile
  • Requirements: Minimum 2 years previous experience OR certification in aquaculture, aquatic biology or similar preferred
    • At minimum all applicants must have a valid driver’s license. Applicants must be able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions. Applicants must be able to stoop, stand, crouch, balance and exhibit manual dexterity and dynamic strength with a high degree of mastery.
    • Previous knowledge of water chemistry, pond installations and maintenance, including but not limited to pumps, filters, liners, fountains , algaecides, etc. preferred
    • Knowledge of aquatic life including fish and aquatic plants preferred.
    • Knowledge of pond engineering a design
    • An ability to problem solve for solutions for pond installations and maintenance.
    • Other necessary skills and work styles include but are not limited to the following: active listening, critical thinking, dependability, attention to detail, cooperation, spatial recognition, time management, and self-control
    • All applicants must participate in snow and ince control for residential and commercial properties in the winter
  • Tasks:
    • Trouble shoot issues relating to leaks, power, pumps, filters, aquatic life
    • Weed, install, and fertilize aquatic plants. Net out debris in pond water. Clean debris, leaves, trash from pumps, intakes. Net out/treat algae infections in pond water.
    • Install new pond and water features according to design metrics. Manipulate various soil compositions to create strong foundations for these ponds and water features.
    • Install various pumps and plumbing specific to each water feature or pond
    • Utilize water chemistry tests and treat any issues effectively and efficiently
    • Work alongside landscape technicians and hardscape technicians to enhance the total overall design for clients
    • Apply knowledge of design principles to reinforce resilience (i.e., knowledge of proper design for drainage)
  • Family discount for services and materials
  • Company outings
  • Family-oriented environment
  • PTO 
  • Health Insurance and Retirement Savings options in 2018
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  • Location
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Department
    Pond Maintenance/Cleaning
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $10-14/hr + DOE
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