Groundskeeper II

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Groundskeeper II
Portland Community College


Best Consideration/Close Date: Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Schedule: Mon-Fri 6am to 2:30pm

Under the direction of grounds maintenance management, works independently to perform a wide range of landscape maintenance duties, working safely with gas and diesel powered equipment including mowers, tractors, chainsaws etc., and attending to plants, trees and lawns on assigned campuses. Performs daily routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment, fencing and grounds features as needed. Incumbent is a key contributor within the department with work results impacting the immediate work section, and campus staff and students. Important job contacts are with peers in immediate work group and supervisor, and additional contact with individuals outside the department and vendors. Performs work as designated essential personnel. Job requires ordinary conversational skills and courtesy to exchange information and assistance which is routine in nature.



Schedule: Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/classified-jobs/grounds2/ Schedule: Mon-Fri 6am to 2:30pm

Under the direction of grounds maintenance management, works independently to perform a wide range of landscape maintenance duties, working safely with gas and diesel powered equipment including mowers, tractors, chainsaws etc., and attending to plants, trees and lawns on assigned campuses. Performs daily routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment, fencing and grounds features as needed. Incumbent is a key contributor within the department with work results impacting the immediate work section, and campus staff and students. Important job contacts are with peers in immediate work group and supervisor, and additional contact with individuals outside the department and vendors. Performs work as designated essential personnel. Job requires ordinary conversational skills and courtesy to exchange information and assistance which is routine in nature.

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm

Candidate Profile
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications. A valid public pesticide apprentice license.

Ability to properly care for lawns, shrubs, etc., and pay close attention in operating equipment. Ability to operate tractors, cultivators, edger's, power mowers, pesticide application equipment, and other equipment used in grounds maintenance.

Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy.

Effectively using organizational and planning skills.

Operating grounds maintenance equipment and tools.

Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.

Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.


Minimum Qualifications To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked). High school diploma or equivalent.

Two years of experience in basic landscape maintenance.

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid public pesticide
apprentice license and forklift certification within nine months of
employment.

Must possess good record keeping and basic computer skills.

Must be able to use a respirator when required.

Must have valid driver license to operate a motor vehicle in the state of Oregon and possess an acceptable driving record.
Preferred Qualifications Formal training or education in landscaping/horticulture.

Work experience beyond the minimums in all aspects of landscaping, including equipment operation such as riding mowers, tractors, and snow removal equipment.

Salary:
The first two steps of the range are: $34,480 to $35,511 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.

PCC Benefits:
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs. PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 6.67 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 11 Paid holidays

For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit http://www.pcc.edu/hr.benefits
View a complete list of PCC benefits.

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://pcc.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=217&site=10







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Posted: 1/18/2019
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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