JOB NO.: 105338-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: FP&M PP SERVICES GROUND
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 105338
Working Title: TREE PRUNER
Official Title: TREE PRUNER(90440)
Hiring Department: A717080-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/FP&M PP SERVICES GROUND
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
This position is responsible for maintaining the trees and shrubs on the Madison campus and off campus properties. This includes care of existing trees and shrubs, knowledge and application of chemical and cultural controls, and installation of new landscaping. This requires skillful operation of all related vehicles and power equipment, ability to safely perform physical work under adverse conditions, to work independently and direct the work of temporaries, and to carry out experimental work for research using new techniques and materials.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Plant is committed to the highest standards of customer relations principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.
Work Schedule: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process
Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $14.83 an hour.
Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.
In your cover letter please describe the following:
1. Your experience with snow removal, and working outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
2. Your experience with tree care. (i.e. removals, planting, maintaining, chemical treatment) Please include professional or personal experience.
3. Your experience with motorized equipment and handtools.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: Jun 20 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Jul 8 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time