Seasonal Groundsworker

Location
Middlebury
Posted
Aug 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Seasonal Groundsworker
Middlebury College



Job Title Seasonal Groundsworker
Location Middlebury, VT Campus
Hourly/Salaried Hourly
Band/Level OP2
Hiring Minimum $12.07

Brief Position Summary
Please note that this position is subject to a post-offer pre-employment physical demands screening. For more information about this screening, please see the Physical Demands field below.

Click here to view the full physical demand requirements for this position.

Temporary position through approximately November 16, 2018

Essential Functions
  • Sets up grounds for commencement and other major college events.
  • Operates equipment for summer and winter grounds maintenance.
  • Removes litter and debris from campus grounds.
  • Prepares topsoil, seeds, waters, fertilizes areas for new grasses.
  • Aerates, overseeds, weeds, fertilizes, mows, rakes and maintains turf areas.
  • Assists in snow removal from steps, roads and walkways as assigned.
  • Plants, waters, weeds, prunes and mulches flower beds and shrub and tree beds.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on tools and equipment.
  • Performs all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures.

    General Responsibilities
  • Assists in equipment repairs.
  • Sets up bleachers.
  • Assists General Services and Recycling work areas.
  • Performs associated facilities service maintenance work as requested, including, but not limited to: plumbing, electrical, carpentry and painting.

    Qualifications:
  • High school diploma helpful. Vocational background preferable. Training in the proper use of equipment.
  • Must have knowledge of proper use of equipment. Some knowledge of horticulture or landscape maintenance.
  • Driver's license and good driving skills required. Good interpersonal skills. Must be able to lift 10-30 lbs. frequently each day and up to 75 lbs. at least once a day. Must be able to push and pull up to 150 lbs. frequently. Ability to work Saturdays and Sundays as part of a regular or rotating work shift. Requires frequent walking and long periods of time standing. Involves frequent bending, twisting, crouching and reaching.
  • 1-2 years experience in lawn and landscape maintenance.

    If teaching, Course number and name .26
    What is the FTE for this position? .4
    Typical hours per two week pay period 80
    Anticipated Start Date 04/09/2018
    Regular or Temporary Temporary
    If temporary, enter end date 11/16/2018
    Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Post-offer Pre-employment Physical Exam
    Posting Number SH00358
    Position Category Seasonal/Temporary

    Open Until Filled No

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Please note that this position is subject to a post-offer pre-employment physical demands screening. For more information about this screening, please see the Physical Demands field below.

    Click here to view the full physical demand requirements for this position.

    Quicklink for Posting
    http://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/16818

    Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

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