Part-Time Groundskeeper

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Part-Time Groundskeeper
Job ID 996422
Location Kendall Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
Grade
C1
Salary
$8.68 - $11.14
Department
Maintenance Operations
Reports To
Head Groundskeeper
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


This is semi-skilled work in the care, maintenance, and cultivation of lawns, plants shrubbery, and athletic fields.


Duties & Responsibilities


•Mows, edges, sprays, and top dresses lawns: fertilizes, dig holes, plant bushes, grass and trees as required
•Trims, shapes, sprays, and replaces shrubs and trees; fertilizes as necessary
•Performs routine and minor maintenance on irrigation systems for lawns and nursery areas, and mist system for plant propagation
•Operates tractors, service trucks, and lawn maintenance equipment
•Assists in general building maintenance, clean-up and minor fence repairs as necessary
•Applies herbicides and pesticides as instructed
•Responsible for picking up trash and maintaining the grounds
•Performs minor repairs to roads, walks, and related fixtures
•Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements


•Completion of two (2) years of High School and one (1) month of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Possess a valid Florida Driver's license
•This is a district position requiring the individual to work on all campuses
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
•Ability to use electronic mail, web based trouble report systems, and PDA based C.M.M.S software
•Comprehensive knowledge of trade tools and of occupational hazards, safety precautions, local codes and regulations pertaining to the trades are essential
•Knowledge of standard grounds maintenance practices
•Knowledge of safety hazards and precautions in regards to the handling and application of various equipment and toxic materials
•Ability to read and interpret written instructions
•Ability to print and speak simple sentences
•Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
•Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
•Ability to understand instructions, both written and oral, and to perform satisfactorily in accordance with instructions
•Ability to travel in county and be willing and able to work any shift, weekends, perform on-call and respond to after-hour emergencies
•Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


Essential Position


  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.


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