Yard Maintenance Mech Helper

Cleveland, OH
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

diversity employer

Department Name Plant Administration

Campus or Location Western Campus

Vacancy Number 030-18

Reports To Manager, Facilities

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Support Staff

Position Type Full-Time

Union Position Union

Number of Openings 1

Job Description Summary

Performs duties and otherwise assists in the care and maintenance of buildings and grounds at assigned

Job Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*Operates the necessary equipment used in mowing, fertilizing, spraying and snow removal including, but not limited to, a front end loader and back hoe, MT trackless snow plow, dump truck, tractor, roller, power sprayer, cherry picker and air compressor hammer.

Mowing, weed eradication, spraying, fertilizing, reseeding and watering of lawn.

Maintenance and care of shrubs, hedges, trees and plantings.

Transplanting of trees and shrubs and removal of same when necessary.

Maintenance and repair of sidewalks, secondary roads, parking lots and athletic fields; makes repairs and/or replacements as necessary.

*Maintains and performs minor equipment repairs. May repair small tools.

Uses a welding and cutting torch for simple repairs.

Paints curbs, crosswalk, posts, and marking lines in parking areas and athletic fields; and other painting duties as assigned.

*Collects and disposes rubbish daily.

Performs elementary carpentry, plumbing and other maintenance-related duties.

Also performs elementary carpentry, plumbing and other maintenance related duties.

Replaces floor tiles and lamps.

May assemble and transport new furniture, equipment and supplies.

Works under the direction of Maintenance Mechanic(s) as required.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to the essential functions of the position.

Demonstrates regular attendance.

Accesses and utilizes College-prescribed software programs, including but not limited to training, email, payroll and maintenance management system.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • denotes Essential Function

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or GED.

Two (2) years of work experience in the care and maintenance of grounds and the operation, repair and maintenance of grounds keeping equipment.

Ability to perform elementary work in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, painting and welding.

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

Ability to properly use related equipment.

Ability to read and follow detailed work and safety instructions.

Ability to work independently.

Skills in keyboarding, basic math and grammar, and basic or standard word processing (MS Word) and/or spreadsheet applications (MS Excel).

Proficiency with an email software package (MS Outlook) and the Internet.

Valid Ohio Driver's license.

Must be able to meet College insurability requirements.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's degree in a job-related field.

Experience with electronic work order system.

Understanding/experience with quality programs and initiatives.

Experience in pruning, landscaping, maintaining athletic fields and snow plowing.

Pesticide licensure.

Trade licensure or certification.

LTO (Lift-Truck-Operator) license.

Ability to perform work in welding.

Work Schedule

Tuesday through Saturday 8:00am to 4:30pm, approximately around the dates of November 15th through April 15th the schedule will be as follows, Monday through Thursday 2:00pm to 10:30pm and Saturday 6:00am to 2:30pm

Target Hiring Rate/Salary Minimum of $43,638.40

Special Note

This is a Full-time AFSCME Bargaining Unit position, Grade 04. Full time AFSCME bargaining unit employees at Cuyahoga Community College will be considered first for vacant positions.

Posting Open Date 07/10/2017

Posting Close Date 07/24/2017

Open Until Filled No

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Cleveland.com
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • Careerboard.com
    • Chronicle.com
    • HigherEdjobs.com
    • HBCUconnect.com
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed.com
    • ScholarlyHires.com
    • City News
    • Search Firm/Agency
    • Other publication
    • Other web site
    • Career Fair
    • Conference
  2. * Do you possess (2) years of work experience in the care and maintenance of grounds and the operation, repair and maintenance of grounds keeping equipment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a High School diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you a current Full Time AFSCME ( bargaining unit) employee with Cuyahoga Community College?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you a current part-time, AFSCME bargaining unit employee at Cuyahoga Community College?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents