Yard Maintenance Mechanic Helper

Job description

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Department: Grounds Maintenance

Location: Metropolitan Campus

Reports To: Grounds & Maint Supervisor

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req257

Employment Type: Part-Time Support Staff

Vacancy Number: PT191-19

Union Position: Union

Work Schedule: Tuesday thru Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:


Performs duties and otherwise assists in the care and maintenance of buildings and grounds at assigned locations.


Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*Operates the necessary equipment used in mowing, fertilizing, spraying and snow removal including, but not limited to, a front end loader and back hoe, MT trackless snow plow, dump truck, tractor, roller, power sprayer, cherry picker and air compressor hammer.

Mowing, weed eradication, spraying, fertilizing, reseeding and watering of lawn.

Maintenance and care of shrubs, hedges, trees and plantings.

Transplanting of trees and shrubs and removal of same when necessary.

Maintenance and repair of sidewalks, secondary roads, parking lots and athletic fields; makes repairs and/or replacements as necessary.

*Maintains and performs minor equipment repairs. May repair small tools.

Uses a welding and cutting torch for simple repairs.

Paints curbs, crosswalk, posts, and marking lines in parking areas and athletic fields; and other painting duties as assigned.

*Collects and disposes rubbish daily.

Performs elementary carpentry, plumbing and other maintenance-related duties.

Also performs elementary carpentry, plumbing and other maintenance related duties.

Replaces floor tiles and lamps.

May assemble and transport new furniture, equipment and supplies.

Works under the direction of Maintenance Mechanic(s) as required.

Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to the essential functions of the position.

Demonstrates regular attendance.

Accesses and utilizes College-prescribed software programs, including but not limited to training, email, payroll and maintenance management system.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

* denotes Essential Function



High School diploma or GED.

Two (2) years of work experience in the care and maintenance of grounds and the operation, repair and maintenance of grounds keeping equipment.

Ability to perform elementary work in the areas of plumbing, carpentry, painting and welding.

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

Ability to properly use related equipment.

Ability to read and follow detailed work and safety instructions.

Ability to work independently.

Skills in keyboarding, basic math and grammar, and basic or standard word processing (MS Word) and/or spreadsheet applications (MS Excel).

Proficiency with an email software package (MS Outlook) and the Internet.

Valid Ohio Driver's license.

Must be able to meet College insurability requirements.

Must be at least 18 years of age.

Must have sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.


Associate's degree in a job-related field.

Experience with electronic work order system.

Understanding/experience with quality programs and initiatives.

Experience in pruning, landscaping, maintaining athletic fields and snow plowing.

Pesticide licensure.

Trade licensure or certification.

LTO (Lift-Truck-Operator) license.

Ability to perform work in welding.


Must be able to occasionally climb or balance, taste and smell. Must be able to regularly stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear. Must be able to frequently use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds without assistance. No special vision required. Must be able to occasionally work in wet or humid conditions, work in high, precarious places, work with toxics or caustic chemicals, and work with risk of electrical shock, radiation and bio-hazards. Must be able to regularly work with fumes or airborne particles and vibrations. Must be able to frequently work near moving mechanical parts and in outdoor weather conditions. Must be able to work in an environment with a loud noise level.

Special Note:

Special Note:This is an AFSCME Bargaining Unit position, Grade 04. Minimum of $20.98 per hour.

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.





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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 10/31/2018
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