Yard Maintenance Mech Helper

diversity employer

Department Name Plant Operations

Campus or Location Eastern Campus

Vacancy Number 065-18

Reports To Supervisor

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 locations.

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

Sunday - Thursday
April through October, 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.
November through March, 11:00 a.m. through 7:30 p.m.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary 43,638.40

Special Note

This is a AFSCME Bargaining Unit position, Grade 4. AFSCME bargaining unit employees at Cuyahoga Community College will be considered first for vacant positions.

Posting Open Date 08/08/2017

Posting Close Date 08/22/2017

Open Until Filled No

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. * Are you currently an employee with Cuyahoga Community College and a member of the AFSCME Bargaining Unit?
    • Yes
    • No

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