Seasonal Groundsworker

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Classification Title Seasonal Groundsworker Job Title Seasonal Groundsworker Location Middlebury, VT Campus Hourly/Salaried Hourly Band/Level OP2 Hiring Minimum Commensurate with experience. Brief Position Summary

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Temporary position through approximately November, 2019

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 What is the FTE for this position? .4 Typical hours per two week pay period 80 Anticipated Start Date 04/01/2019 Regular or Temporary Temporary If temporary, enter end date 11/27/2019 Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Post-offer Pre-employment Physical Exam Posting Number SH00454 Position Category Seasonal/Temporary Posting Information

Open Date Close Date 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.

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    Posted: 4/19/2019
    Application Due: 7/18/2019
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