Student Assistant - Grounds

Stephen F. Austin State University
June 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:$8.00
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Other Documents: Copy of current class schedule.

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Position Information

Job Title Student Assistant - Grounds

General Description

This is a student position responsible for assisting in the general lawn maintenance of the university. Performs repetitive manual work in the performance of various physically demanding tasks. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Job Duties

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Mows and trims grass. 2. Trims, fertilizes, waters, removes, and plants trees and shrubs. 3. Operates powered equipment such as mowers, electric clippers, and/or pruning shears. 4. Performs work in varying environmental conditions including summer heat, winter cold, wind, rain, and humidity.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. May assist in manual labor as required to support other departmental functions. 2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Knowledge of general lawn maintenance and equipment. 2. Ability to understand and follow instructions. 3. Physical condition adequate to permit full performance of duties.

Required Qualifications

The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University.

No direct experience is required. Training and instruction will be provided.

Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands Special Conditions for Eligibility

A student must be enrolled in six or more semester hours to be eligible for student employment during the fall or spring semesters. To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester.

Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant.

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SA2023-113

Number of Vacancies 1 Posting Open Date 05/15/2023 Review Start Date Posting Close Date Work Schedule Min Pay Rate $8.00/hour Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Other Documents: Copy of current class schedule.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

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Department Information

Department Grounds

Contact Name Christina Herrera Contact Phone 936-468-5537 Contact Email [email protected] Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview. If you have technical questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

Supplemental Questions

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  • Please indicate which semester you are registered for at SFASU: Fall 2022, Spring 2023
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • This position does not allow for work before 7:00 am, after 4:00 pm or on the weekends. Are you able to work at least 20 hours per week between the hours of 7:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday through Friday?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What types of grounds equipment have you used previously, if any?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • I understand that this position requires me to work outdoors during hot, cold, rainy, and other inclement weather conditions.
  • Yes
  • No
  • This job also involves weed eating, hauling leaves, picking up litter and raking. Is this still a position that interests you?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you enrolled for the upcoming Fall semester?
  • Yes
  • No
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