Grounds Laborer

Wilmington, North Carolina
Feb 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vacancy Number: S00467
Working Title: Grounds Laborer
Career Band Title: Bldg Environmental Technician
Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus
Competency Level: Contributing

Essential functions of this position:
This position is an employee of the Landscape Services Unit and performs general grounds maintenance to include trash pickup, new landscaping, irrigation repair, edging, pruning, mowing, general manicuring of all campus properties, parking lot maintenance and other associated duties as determined by supervisor or administration. Also, functions as a working crew leader for the landscaping of new areas and general grounds maintenance of improved land areas.
All facilities staff are considered essential personnel in the case of emergency event or weather crisis and may be asked to work outside of normal schedule & subject to overtime.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:
A working knowledge of landscape maintenance and ability to operate large and small equipment
Ability to follow directions and learn new skills while on the job

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:
Agricultural background and background in maintenance of equipment, sidewalks and roadways is preferred

Certifications or licensure required to perform the essential functions of the position:
NC Drivers’ License

Recruitment Range: $22,500 - $24,500
NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 50
Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)
Months Per Year: 12 Months
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: 6:30AM - 3:30PM
Position Number: 1822
Job Posting Date: 02/27/2017
Job Closing Date: 03/20/2017

Special Instructions:
PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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