Maintenance Worker (Two Open Positions)

Location
Fayetteville, AR
Posted
Jul 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number C863P

Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21455

Working Title Maintenance Worker (Two Open Positions)

Position Number 13284

Department Grounds Landscape Unit C

About the University

Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.



About the College/Department

Department Home Page fama.uark.edu

Job Type Staff

Summary of Job Duties

The Maintenance Worker will be responsible for mowing, weedeating, and trimming campus lawns. This position will also be responsible for snow/ice removal during winter months.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.



Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
  • The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma


Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? Yes

If yes, please specify Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications
  • Groundskeeping experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance
  • Ability to follow instructions and perform repetitive manual work
  • Ability to use cleansers and other agents to clean floors and furniture
  • Ability to use housekeeping cleaning supplies and equipment
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision
  • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to perform repetitive manual work
  • Ability to do required lifting (up to 50 lbs.)


Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Occasionally

  • Climbing
  • Crawling
  • Sitting

Frequently

  • Crouching
  • Talking

Constantly

  • Balancing
  • Driving
  • Feeling
  • Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
  • Grasping
  • Hearing
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Pulling
  • Pushing
  • Reaching
  • Repetitive motion
  • Sharps
  • Standing
  • Stooping
  • Walking

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenters or technicians. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.



Physical Conditions The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity., The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity., The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level., The worker is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.., 40 hours/week

Overtime Eligible Yes

Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. Yes

Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Facilities Management Grounds Shop

Benefits Eligible Yes

Appointment Percent 100

Salary $20,922

Pay Grade Level C103

Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? Yes

Does this position require a background check? Yes

If yes, please specify
  • Criminal background check
  • Sex offender registry check
  • MVR (Motor Vehicle Registry) check
  • Drug screening


Does this position require a substance abuse test? Yes

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check, sex offender registry check, MVR check, and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.





Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date 07/26/2017

Open Until Filled No

Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

University of Arkansas Human Resources
ADMN 222
(479) 575-5351
Askhr.uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.



Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.



Internal Posting No

City, St. Fayetteville, AR




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the formal education of a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of groundskeeping experience do you have?
    • No experience
    • Less than one year
    • At least one year, but less than two
    • At least two years, but less than three
    • At least three years, but less than four
    • At least four years, but less than five
    • Five years or more


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Proof of Veterans Status

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