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Employment Type Permanent - Full-time If time-limited, note appointment end date Hours per week 40 Months per year 12 Position Number GST001 NC Salary Grade Equivalency GN04 Classification Title Grounds Services Technician - Advanced Working Title Grounds Services Technician Salary Range $35,766 - $37,500 Anticipate Hiring Range $35,766 - $37,500 FLSA Status Non Exempt Division Business Affairs Department Facilities Management (Adm) Work Unit Grounds Work Schedule
6:30 am – 3:00 pm; Monday – Friday (1st Monday in October through last Friday in April). 6:00 am – 2:30 pm; Monday – Friday (1st Monday in April through last Friday in September). Occasional O.T. and weekend hours are possible.
This position is designated as ‘mandatory' and, when contacted to report to work, its incumbent is expected to reach the campus as expeditiously as possible using normal precautions as dictated by the adverse weather conditions.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Grounds Services Technician will assist in maintaining the University facilities in good working order, and maintaining an overall pleasant working, teaching, and learning environment. This position is to support the associated grounds and landscaping requirements due to the development of expanded highly maintained landscaped areas of campus. This includes all procedures associated with turf/landscape maintenance including herbicide, fungicide, insecticide, and fertilization treatments which require the basic knowledge of materials, elemental horticulture, and the skill to fulfill these duties: litter control, weed control, trimming of undergrowth and pruning of trees, rip rap and erosion repair, upkeep of the drainage structures and snow and ice removal along walkways and steps.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Some knowledge of grounds keeping procedures is preferred, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
University Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from high school, or completion of its equivalency, and two (2) years of related grounds experience is preferred.
Essential Job Duties
Other Work Responsibilities
Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Selected candidates must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Necessary Licenses or Certifications
Where applicable, must be eligible for required certification(s).
A valid driver's license is required, or the ability to obtain . The Grounds Service Technician operates assigned vehicles on and/or off- campus and is required to possess, maintain, or obtain a valid driver's license upon appointment to the position.
Work Location FM - Grounds Posting date 08/17/2023 Closing date 02/17/2024 Proposed Hire Date 09/01/2023 Contact Information Special Notes to Applicants
This is an ongoing applicant pool of Grounds Services Technician – Advanced for the Facilities Management department only.
● You only need to apply for this Grounds Services Technician – Advanced position once during the posting period – your application will bevalid for the open period of July 17, 2023 – January 17, 2023
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