Part-time Grounds Maintenance - Seasonal

Location
Greeley, CO
Posted
May 15, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Posting Details
Min Salary
$10.20/hr

Working Title
Part-time Grounds Maintenance - Seasonal

Campus Location
College Wide

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Position Type
Staff Part-Time

Posting Text
Posting Number
201500475P

Job Summary

Aims Community College, locally governed, locally funded, is a progressive community college with centralized administrative services located on the Greeley Campus which supports three additional locations. Situated on the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies, and enjoying 300+ days of sunshine a year, Aims Community College is student success oriented and prepares students for success in more than 160 degree and certificate programs. You are not just a number here at Aims Community College, our wonderful Staff, Faculty, and Administration work as a team to ensure excellent service and offer the most affordable tuition in the Front Range.

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
03/15/2018

Open Until Filled
Yes
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 jobs.aims.edu. 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,
• Diversity Statement (your personal statement on diversity),
• Teaching Philosophy (for faculty positions only) and,
• Transcripts (if applicable). Official transcripts will be required if hired.

o Faculty: Applicants must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (www.aice-eval.org) lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.

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.




Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.aims.edu/postings/2994

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Ed.D.
    • PHD
    • Professional Degree
  2. * For recruitment statistics, please list where you found this job posting.
    • Aims Website
    • Internal Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • HigherEdjobs - Diversity and Inclusion
    • HigherEdjobs.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • LinkedIn
    • Dice.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Latpro.com
    • Facebook
    • DiversityWorking.com
    • Denver Post
    • Greeley Tribune
    • Local Newspaper Ad
    • ACCT Executive Search
    • Weld County Employment Service
    • Other Source



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Copy of Transcripts
  2. Diversity Statement
  3. Other Document
  4. Certifications

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