Groundsworker

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Job no: 499610
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time

Position SummaryUnder immediate supervision of the Lead Groundsworker, the Groundsworker performs the full range of grounds keeping duties to maintain the campus grounds and deliver landscape services to an assigned area(s) of campus ranging from 5-20 acres. These services include but are not limited to the following: hardscape clean-up, landscape bed maintenance, turf maintenance, and general grounds maintenance work.Objectives - A clean and well-maintained landscape that is ready for the beginning of the academic day free of litter with trash receptacle lids cleaned and wiped. Proper maintenance of a wide variety of exterior spaces throughout the campus. Maintenance of landscaped areas at a consistent level throughout the year, free of pests, weeds and dead material.Expectations - Provide a thorough and accurate accounting of time and materials. Complete all routine work assignments and perform all additional duties as assigned. Incumbent maintains equipment and a safe and clean working environment. Consistent meeting of university needs in a timely and professional manner with increasingly improved skill. Follow-up on every project or task to ensure that all items are completed to the satisfaction of the FS Associate Director. Maintains a responsible attendance record, punctuality and consistent meeting of deadlines. Builds and maintains internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization. Seeks feedback, is responsive to stakeholders and takes appropriate action for the situation.Performs work in a manner that supports and facilitates the work of others in Facilities Services and the university community. Maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of the department and campus community by practicing individual dignity, using tact and diplomacy, and always being respectful and civil. Utilizes respectful communication when dealing with people in all situations; demonstrating restraint, fairness and firmness. Works effectively to understand by carefully listening and working to be understood. Demonstrates restraint, fairness and firmness with all people in all situations.Must be able to effectively communicate and successfully interact with a variety of individuals in a diverse environment at all levels of the organization. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work appropriately within the department hierarchy. Communicates effectively to resolve problems and proactively resolve conflicts or disagreements in the workplace, makes suggestions and ask pertinent questions to facilitate effective communication.Must be able to perform strenuous physical work while using mechanical aptitude and motor coordination. Ability to implement safety procedures, resolve problems and improve safety in the workplace. Works to instill in others the importance of workplace safety rules and regulations and takes appropriate actions. Ability to conduct hazard assessments, address hazards appropriately and apply engineering controls as appropriate to address/mitigate hazards; promptly follow-up on health and safety risks, taking appropriate action(s) and provides necessary reports and documentation.For more information regarding Facilities Services, click here.Two full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) positions. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard work hours are Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.Education and ExperienceOne year of experience in the care and maintenance of landscaped areas or in general grounds maintenance work, or in related manual labor.Required Licenses and CertificationsValid California Driver’s LicensePreferred QualificationsExperience in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems.Relevant education or coursework in horticulture and/or plant identification.LEED Green Associate CredentialCompensation and BenefitsStarting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,945 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,945 - $4,950 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.Supplemental InformationReview of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on April 14, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by April 13, 2021.The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at [email protected]

Advertised: Mar 30, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Apr 13, 2021 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time

 

 

 

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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 4/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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