Summer Maintenance Support

Employer
St. Edward's University
Location
Austin, TX, USA
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services, Clerical & Administrative Support, Facilities Management & Sustainability

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  • PHPL - Facilities-Grounds
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Summer Maintenance Support

    $15.00/hour

    St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Summer Maintenance Support. Perform skilled work in the care and upkeep of the University grounds including, lawns, shrubs, walkways, and drives with a minimum of supervision. Work hours are 6:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday.

    Essential Responsibilities Include:

    • Daily trash pick-up and general cleaning of campus.
    • Pruning trees, shrubs, and trimming hedges. Removing dead limbs, trees, and stumps.
    • Raking leaves, mowing grass, edging sidewalks, curbs, etc.
    • Planting, watering, feeding, and fertilizing grass, trees, and foliage.
    • Maintain upkeep of campus roads and parking lots.
    • Minor irrigation and repair
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    For consideration, a minimum of one year of grounds maintenance experience, with a background in landscaping preferred. High school graduate or GED preferred. Knowledge of proper care of trees and shrubs; procedures for maintaining healthy plants; and general landscaping and grounds design. Ability to read English at the level necessary to understand job-related written materials and work orders. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Texas drivers' license and insurable by university carrier. Ability to work in inclement weather conditions. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., climb ladders up to 20 ft., and work off a platform lift or scaffolding. Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements. The successful candidates must complete an employment and/or criminal background check. Verifiable local references required

    For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. For full consideration, please submit all application materials:

    1. A current resume or CV;
    2. A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
    3. A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position; and
    4. The contact information for three professional references.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

    OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

    Sponsorship:

    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #:J202083

    Posted: 04/30/21

    Available: 05/12/21

    Full Job Description St Edwards Universityhttps://stedwards.applicantpro.com

    Organization

    St. Edward’s University: One of America’s Best Colleges

    St. Edward’s is a dynamic, nationally ranked, Catholic university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. For more than a decade, we’ve been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the thriving city of Austin, Texas, with partner universities in 16 countries, our impact extends across the globe.

    An Education for Today and a Lifetime

    St. Edward’s offers an extraordinary educational environment that challenges, inspires and empowers students to make a difference in their world. Our academic community is dedicated to providing undergraduate, graduate and adult-learner degree programs that meet the demands of our times, preparing students to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, our liberal arts education emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning and multicultural understanding. Students enjoy the advantages of small classes and personal attention coupled with innovative facilities and advanced technology. And they benefit from valuable real-world experience through research, internships, service and study abroad. Through the abundant learning opportunities a St. Edward’s education provides, our students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue fulfilling careers and purposeful lives.

    Quick Facts About St. Edward’s

    • 13:1 Student-faculty Ratio
    • 18 Average class size
    • 50+ Undergraduate areas of study
    • 7 Graduate degree programs
    • 10 Adult undergraduate programs
    • 4,620 Students enrolled
    • 4,023 Undergraduate students
    • 54 Countries represented

    See more facts and figures.     

    Our Achievements Draw National Recognition

    A commitment to students, faculty and a stellar academic environment that’s second to none has placed St. Edward’s in the national spotlight

    • Since 2003, St. Edward’s has consistently been recognized in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Currently, we’re 13th among universities in the Western Region.
    • Forbes, Princeton Review and Washington Monthly include St. Edward’s on their lists of the best universities in the country.

    • We’ve recently been ranked one of the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas” by two highly respected college assessment groups: College Factual (2015) and Niche (2016). 

    • St. Edward’s has been named the nation’s top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students among master’s-granting institutions in 2015–2016. For the last six years, St. Edward’s has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Students, with a record 13 finalists and 10 winners in 2015. Since 2004, our students have won 37 Fulbright grants.

    Strategic Planning Guides Our Success

    From 1999 to 2015, St. Edward’s increased overall enrollment by 25%. And our donors contributed more than $152 million during that time. This record generosity helped grow our endowment to more than $95 million and provided important funding for new buildings and capital improvements. See how we’re continuing the momentum of that success in the years ahead. Read about our strategic priorities for 2018.

    Learn more about St. Edward’s.

    We welcome your application. Apply now!

    https://www.stedwards.edu/careers-st-edwards

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