Job Number: 525400
Classification: Maintenance Service Worker II
Grade: Facilities Maintenance M2
Work type: Crafts and Trades, Temporary
Administrative Unit: University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit: UAS Facility Services
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades
UAS has one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with grounds and landscaping that enhances our educational buildings, housing, pathways, and this wonderful setting in southeast Alaska. UAS dedicates planning, education and whole lot of hard work to keep our grounds and landscaping looking good. UAS Grounds is seeking temporary seasonal workers to help with campus maintenance. This position has a maximum of 40 hrs per week. The grounds division starts early so morning schedules are ideal, although reasonable accommodations are possible. This position starts at $17.10 per hour.Duties:
100%Provide for campus beautification and safety by; planting and caring for ornamental trees, shrubs, annual and perennial flowers, Lawn and hardscape maintenance, snow removal and sanding, and a full range of other landscaping maintenance tasks. Co-operates with and takes direction from Grounds Lead Person and Landscape Superintendent. Performs general labor and other semi- skilled duties when assisting tradesmen as directed. Performing all duties as assigned to maintain campus security and function. Representative duties include mowing, edging, watering, mulching, fertilization, irrigation, weed control, brush clearing, planting, landscape bed cultivation and cleanup, trash removal and other services common to the industry. Hardscape and signage maintenance: basic parking lot and roadway maintenance to include pothole repair, street sweeping, power washing, trash removal, and signage installation. SNOW SEASON WORK Snow removal/ice control: performed by snow removal and ice control techniques including, but not limited to, operation of light duty equipment such as snow blowers and manual labor including shoveling, sweeping, ice chipping and application of ice-melting compounds. Frequent irregular hours are required for snow removal and ice control. Miscellaneous: performance of housekeeping work including, but not limited to, emptying trash cans; moving furniture; setting flags; set-up and take-down for events; maintaining small equipment, cleaning equipment and shop areas.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 1. Respectful, positive, and effectively work with a diverse team, the University community and the public is required. 2. Following all University policies relating to Title 9, (Sexual conduct and respect) 3. Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 4. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 5. Maintenance of hourly work records 6. Observance of all safety codes 7. Ability and willingness to work outside in bad snow, wind and rain is required. 8. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 9. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Preferred Experience & Education:
Previous experience within the grounds maintenance or construction trades is preferred.
Required Experience & Education:
Current, valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria.
This is a temporary/seasonal position with a minimum pay of $17.10 per hour.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.
Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description: https: // www. alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/job-classification-descri/
Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position. Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member in order to apply.
Salary Information: MSW2 /Step 1 $17.10/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule - https:// www. alaska.edu/labor/local-6070/ ).
To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www. alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Christena Leamer, Facilities Services, HR Coordinator, at [email protected].
Advertised: 10 Aug 2023 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close: 30 Jun 2024 Alaskan Daylight Time