Seasonal Groundsworker

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Classification TitleSeasonal GroundsworkerJob TitleSeasonal GroundsworkerLocationMiddlebury, VT CampusHourly/SalariedHourlyBand/LevelOP2Hiring MinimumCommensurate 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.2What is the FTE for this position?.4Typical hours per two week pay period80Anticipated Start Date04/01/2019Regular or TemporaryTemporaryIf temporary, enter end date11/27/2019Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screeningPost-offer Pre-employment Physical ExamPosting NumberSH00454Position CategorySeasonal/Temporary Posting Information

Open DateClose DateOpen Until FilledNoSpecial 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: 11/26/2019
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