Caltrans Landscape Maintenance Worker

  • Caltrans
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Sep 15, 2021
Full time Transportation

Job Description

$3,396.00 - $3,871.00 per Month

Under the supervision of a Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor, and with lead guidance from a Caltrans Highway Maintenance Leadworker, incumbent is responsible for and performs miscellaneous labor work and light equipment operation in connection with the maintenance of State highways and facilities.  Valid Class C driver’s license is required.


Participates in the work of the assigned crew in maintaining functional landscape plantings. Will do miscellaneous labor work in connection with the maintenance of highway landscape.  These duties include, but are not limited to:  trimming trees, shrubs, and other landscape vegetation; fertilize, plant and propagate replacement ground cover, shrubs, and trees; remove litter and debris; operate, maintain, and repair irrigation systems. Safely operates chemical spray equipment, chainsaws, string trimmers, and other landscape-related power tools.  Maintains equipment in proper working order and makes minor repairs to it. 


Assists in road closures including directing traffic and proper placement of warning and detour signs.  Assignments may include flagging, highway maintenance, removal of litter, and chain control.  Snow removal duties including removing snow from roadway, removing snow from signs and other traffic safety devices, and repair/replacement of

damaged fence, signs, and guide markers.  


Operates motorized landscape maintenance equipment.  Operates equipment requiring a Class C license as part of normal duties and/or the training process. 


May be required to periodically clean, sanitize, and maintain the Maintenance facility, including floors, windows, work area, and restrooms.  Makes minor repairs on equipment.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Additional Documents

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Human Resources Contact:
Caltrans DHR Contact
(916) 227-5183

Hiring Unit Contact:
Johnny Nguyen
(916) 859-7974