University of North Texas - Grounds Maintenance Worker II

Jul 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Grounds Maintenance Worker II to join our team. **THIS POSITION HAS A START DATE OF 09/01/2017, OR LATER ** Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Works with crew to ensure campus areas are weeded, trimmed, and mulched. * Participates in the construction and care of new landscape beds * Installs mulch correctly to approved depth. * Trims and prunes a variety of trees and picks up trash and debris from assigned work area. * Performs tasks associated with all aspects of greenhouse maintenance and care of flora. * Determines the need for and effects the repair on a large variety of equipment and machines and in grounds maintenance. * Participates on inclement weather team for ice and snow removal. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess one year related grounds maintenance experience. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Ability to follow oral and written instructions* Ability to keep records and complete forms accurately* Ability to apply mathematical concepts to complete tasks (example: measuring and mixing chemicals)* Working knowledge of the practices, tools, materials, and machines used in grounds maintenance operations* Ability to monitor tasks of others and ensure completion of work* Physical ability to perform work involving standing, stooping, operating equipment, and lifting of materials and equipment* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.* Ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed