Landscape Technician Aide (Part-Time as needed)
This position will assist the Landscape Technician as needed with the lawn and grounds maintenance and snow removal on campus. This is a part-time as needed position.
PHYSICAL DEMAND (as applicable):
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
•Sustain walking as when string trimming, push mowing, salting walks, etc.
•Sustain stooping, kneeling and reaching as when planting and mulching.
•Must be tolerant of inclement weather conditions such as extreme cold, heat and humidity.
•Must be tolerant of seasonal airborne particles.
•Must be tolerant of vibration for lengthy period while mowing.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
•The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Assists with the mowing, weeding, planting, mulching and watering of nursery stock on campus during the mowing season.
Assists with the plowing, blowing, shoveling, of snow and salting of sidewalks during the winter season. Assists with selective pruning and hedge trimming.
Picks up debris in all the parking lots and grounds on campus.
Empties the outside trash receptacles on campus.
Completes other duties as assigned
Other Skills and Abilities:•Must be able to work flexible hours
•Must be able to operate riding mowers
•Must be able to operate snow removal equipment
•Can respond to small mechanical repairs, when necessary
•Knows safety regulations regarding the use of mechanical equipment
Required Education and/or Work Experience:•High School Diploma required
•Valid Ohio driver's license with no suspensions (must be able to pass MVR with College Insurance Carrier)