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Vegetation Crew Member

Company: Lamar Advertising Company
Location: GRANITE FALLS
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

Is working outdoors your thing? Do you like the change of seasons and working in a different part of your town each day? Our Billboard Vegetation Crew Members make sure that our billboard structures are safe and attractive. This job requires the use of hand held brush cutters and chain saws. We provide on-the-job training, all equipment, and safety protective gear. Our Lamar office in Granite Falls, North Carolina is now hiring a new Operations crew member to help us maintain the appearance of our outdoor advertising structures in Lenoir, NC and the surrounding areas.

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Company Overview:

Lamar Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands stand out from the competition. We live by the Golden Rule, and we operate with honesty and integrity in every aspect of our business. We are open with our employees, transparent with our customers, and loyal to the communities in which we serve. We have been in business over 100 years, and we have stayed true to our mission and values. While Lamar is a large company, each office has its own culture and family atmosphere, making employees feel connected both locally and nationally.

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Compensation Overview:

The hourly range for this position is $16 - $18 / hour, dependent on relevant experience and qualifications.

Benefits Overview:

We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. Some of our benefit offerings include, but are not limited to, multiple medical plan options, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation/sick time, 401K plan, and incentivized wellness programs.

Position Purpose:
The purpose of this position is to perform vegetation and structure maintenance on and around outdoor structures.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for structure and vegetation maintenance, including painting, repairing walkways and trim, trimming trees, and cutting grass.
  • Responsible for basic equipment maintenance
  • Attend safety meetings as required and adhere to all safety regulations
  • Responsible for taking completion photos for proof of performance

Knowledge, Skill, and Ability Requirements

  • General knowledge of Lamar, Department of Transportation (DOT), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety regulations.
  • Ability to safely use construction and vegetation equipment, in regards to the maintenance of structures and Lamar building.
  • Ability to document installations, through photographs and written logs
  • Must be able to use or willing to learn how to use a smart phone for various job tasks
  • Skill in speaking with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
  • Skill in setting priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.
  • Skill in supervising including organizing objectives, delegating responsibilities, and training

Education and Experience Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s license is required
  • Ability to complete OSHA 10-hour Construction course required
  • A commercial driver's license CDL is preferred
  • Previous experience working at heights up to 125 ft. above ground preferred
  • Or some combination of equivalent education and experience.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • The primary work environment for this position is outdoors, requiring the ability to work in adverse weather conditions and climb at heights up to 125 ft.
  • The physical demands for this position are moderate to heavy lifting, pushing, reaching, seeing (reading, color distinction, acuity, depth perception, and peripheral vision), sitting less than 50%, standing, stooping, talking, turning, walking, and climbing (up to 125 feet).
  • Nights spent traveling, away from home, are less than 10%
  • On-call shifts may be required

 

Lamar is an EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans or any other State or Federally protected characteristic

Disability Self-Identification: When applying for a job with Lamar, you will be asked to voluntarily self-identify whether you have a disability. Please take a moment to watch this video for clarification on why we're asking for this information!

California Residents - Lamar collects personal information in the ordinary course of considering job applicants. This information may include, for example, name, address, phone number and other contact information, employment history and reference contact information, and any other information provided by an applicant to Lamar.  By submitting an application, you consent to the use or sharing of this personal information solely for the purpose of consideration for employment by Lamar.  Lamar will not sell this information.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Lamar Advertising Company , Gastonia , Vegetation Crew Member, Other , GRANITE FALLS, North Carolina

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