Job descriptionJob no: 694987
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 04
Major Administrative Unit / College: Infrastructure Planning And Facilities
Department: Ipf Campus Services Landscape Services 40001052
Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)
This is an on-call position. Provides food service, custodial, grounds maintenance, general labor or other main support on an on-call basis. Applications will be reviewed as needed.Unit Position Summary
This position will assist in a wide variety of routine manual labor tasks related to general golf course maintenance, plant and tree care, preservation, and treatment and grounds maintenance operations; mow and water tees, greens, fairways, collars, surrounds and roughs; collect and dispose of debris; cut weeds, brush, and grass using hand and power equipment; perform landscape installations including plant material, signs, and edging; shovel, rake, grade, dig, spread, back-fill, haul materials using appropriate implements; seed and sod lawn areas; assist in the transplanting and moving of trees, shrubs, flowers and other plant material; recognize field-related issues such as localized dry spots, irrigation issues, mowing quality and other potential issues; operate small and large power equipment used in golf and landscape maintenance including mowers, aerators, top dressers, blowers, tractors, watering carts, and other turf-related equipment; operate, tractors, and various implements to assist with hoisting and loading operations with power-driven equipment; assist with installation and maintenance of irrigation systems, transport materials, tools, and equipment to work sites using golf course equipment; issue, receive, and store supplies and equipment; maintain and install erosion control devices; assist with placement and installation of tree protection fencing and with plant protection methods; maintain roads and walkways; participate in MSU's campus football tailgate clean up, assist in monitoring working areas to assure compliance with safety precautions and proper work methods; ability to send/receive emails.
Position location: Forest Akers Golf Courses.
This position is expected to work 12 to 29 hours per week from approximately April - November at $11.50 - $12.00 per hour. Monday through Friday 6:00am to 11:30am and WILL require occasional weekend & holiday work due to golf season and participation in the campus snow plan if assigned. Shift times are adjusted according to seasonal daylight.
This position will engage in high performing, leading edge practices, valuing people, partners and stewardship. At IPF, we are committed to fostering an equitable, inclusive culture; engaging and hiring a diverse workforce.
Have a basic knowledge in turf maintenance such as mowing, edging and watering or equivalent; be able to pass a university criminal background check.
Basic working knowledge of tools, methods, materials, and equipment used in golf course maintenance and landscaping; the ability to work in variable weather conditions to include severe weather; frequent lifting of 26 to 75 pounds with occasional lifting over 75 pounds; ability and willingness to work occasional weekends and holidays; experience and knowledge of Infrastructure, Planning and Facilities and/or facilities structure, processes, and procedures; ability to demonstrate T-shaped competencies.
A creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.Required Application Materials
ipf.msu.eduSummary of Health Risks
Duties associated with this position involve working in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas, ability to work in variable and severe weather conditions, frequent lifting of 50 pounds with occasional lifting of up to 75 pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, and climbing.Summary of Physical Demands
Duties associated with this position involve working in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas, ability to work in variable and severe weather conditions, frequent lifting of 50 pounds with occasional lifting of up to 75 pounds, carrying, pushing, pulling, and climbing.
Advertised: Mar 5, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 1, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time