Work Study - Part-time Grounds Maintenance - Seasonal

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Working Title
Work Study - Part-time Grounds Maintenance - Seasonal

Campus Location
College Wide


Position Type
Student Work Study

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Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide maintenance and grounds support to all Aims Community College locations. The College consists of campuses located in Greeley, Ft. Lupton, Windsor and Loveland.

This is a seasonal position with part-time hours generally from April through September.

Turf Maintenance - Mow turf, roadway medians and buffer zones with hand mowers, riding mowers and learn the tractor-mower combinations. Do prep work and installation of sod and sow seed as needed for landscape purposes. Monitor conditions, cutting heights and overall turf health. Repair, maintain, eroded areas to prevent safety hazards; maintain groomed appearance.

Landscape maintenance - Monitor landscape areas for weed growth and manually pull, or use chemical herbicides for removal and mitigation respectively. Assist the Grounds Horticulturist in tree, shrub and plant care. Learn to operate College trucks and trailers as needed. Assist Irrigation Specialist in irrigation projects, or operation. Mulch landscaped areas (rock, wood, etc.). Transplant trees into the landscape areas. Watering of trees, shrubs, plantings with watering tank especially in drought conditions or when newly installed. Keep irrigation ditches free from weeds and debris.

Small grounds and landscape equipment operation and maintenance - Operate small equipment used to groom and manicure the campus grounds (small mowers, trimmers, saws, blowers, vacuums, weed-eaters, etc.). Responsible for safety and working condition of all the small grounds and landscape equipment.

Landscape project work - Perform landscape demolition/renovation, haul, lift, grade, level, dig, plow, sweep, install, etc.

Building Maintenance - Assist Trades Specialist as needed. Upkeep of outdoor structures (benches, fences, gazebos, bridges, etc.) includes: repair, material replacement and painting as necessary.

Event Setup - Work with Event Coordinator and assist with special events setup, and teardown. This will include setting up tables, chairs, stages, and miscellaneous furniture for special events.

Functional Attributes of Job Duty

Lift and/or manipulate objects weighing up to 50 pounds regularly and 50-100 pounds occasionally.
-Ability to bend, stoop, crouch for extended periods of time; manual dexterity to safely use tools/equipment associated with repair and maintenance of grounds/buildings.

Minimum Qualifications

-High school diploma or GED
-Possess a valid Colorado Drivers License and insurability.
-Knowledge of proper operation, maintenance and repair of equipment used in performing tasks and basic mechanical and electrical principles.
-Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
-Lift and/or manipulate objects weighing up to 50 pounds regularly and 50-100 pounds occasionally.
-Ability to bend, stoop, crouch for extended periods of time; manual dexterity to safely use tools/equipment associated with repair and maintenance of grounds/buildings.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in grounds care and maintenance, greenhouse, or plant nursery, farming, or landscaping.

Work Hours
Part-time, approximately 30 hours per week

Posting Date

Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
A pre-employment physical ability evaluation will be required of the selected candidate.

Employment Specifications
Valid Driver's License

Equal Opportunity Employer
Notice: Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, marital status or disability. The goal of Aims is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.

Employment Requirements
Screening/Selection: All applicants may apply on line at If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources.

Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.
Please be prepared to submit the following if required:

• Cover Letter addressing qualifications relative to position requirements,
• Resume,

All application materials become the property of Aims Community College. All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews.

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Supplemental Questions
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    Applicant Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Work Study Authorization Form
    Optional Documents
    1. Copy of Transcripts
    2. Other Document
    3. Certifications





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    Posted: 3/16/2018
    Application Due: 5/15/2018
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