Effective December 1, 2021, the King County Housing Authority has instituted a COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Policy that requires all regular, part-time, and temporary employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the health and safety of its workplace and community. Newly hired employees must provide proof to KCHA Human Resources after an offer of employment has been made and before their first day of employment that they are fully vaccinated. Individuals with a qualifying medical or religious reason may submit a request for exemption and reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualifying individuals if the accommodations do not present an undue hardship.
Are you looking for full-time seasonal work (May – November)? Looking to gain real life experience while working outdoors? Have knowledge and enjoy landscaping and hard work? If this sounds like you, then a Seasonal Landscaper opportunity with KCHA might be what you're looking for. We're looking for candidates who are ready to train, willing to work hard and learn new skills!
We rely on our seasonal landscaping team to assist in maintaining our beautiful properties. As a seasonal employee, you will be joining a team that is dedicated to improving the lives of people right here in our communities. Our regular Landscapers will act as coaches and mentors for the new Seasonal Landscapers to provide support as you gain skills and experience that will help you succeed well beyond the 2022 season. These are great opportunities for those seeking to build their skills and enjoy working in the outdoors.
This team is hard at work throughout the summer and into fall. This is manual work involving a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks such as cutting grass, general landscaping, cleaning vacant units and common areas, and ensuring that the properties are well maintained.
These positions are full-time, short-term temporary opportunities located at our Valli Kee (Kent, WA), Seola Gardens (South Seattle/White Center, WA) and Riverton Terrace (Tukwila, WA) properties. Core work hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (some flexibility may be allowed) and will conclude on or around November 15th. These are non-union positions.
Qualifications and Competencies
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Position Information and Application Process
To be considered for this opportunity and applicant will need to:
Salary & Benefits:
The salary range of this position is $17.00 - $19.00 per hour dependent on experience.
Terms of Employment:
This position works under general supervision of the property manager regarding assignments and assignment completion; however, work is generally performed without a high degree of oversight and the individual selected must be able to perform without continual and close supervision.
Physical Work Environment:
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to dirt, dust, noise, fumes and odors. Work may be required in areas that are dark or where lighting is poor. Work requires considerable physical exertion in completing tasks and requires bending, lifting, kneeling, and climbing, as well as working on ladders and tight spaces. Incumbent(s) frequently use specialized tools and light duty equipment used in grounds maintenance. Work may occasionally expose incumbent to electrical, chemical and mechanical hazards.
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.