Req ID:req9363Position Title:Grounds TechnicianPosition Type:Staff Full-TimeOSU Campus:Grounds MaintenanceDepartment:Grounds MaintenanceLocation Address:
900 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info: Cedric BrownHiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):10.43 - 10.43, Hourly Work Schedule:VariesJob Summary:Job Function:
Performs semi-skilled duties required to maintainUniversity grounds. Includes: mowing, weed eating,watering, planting, picking up trash, general clean-up of facilities, and otherassigned duties.
Essential Job Functions:
Operates power equipment used in the maintenance of grounds.Follows and ensures compliance with safety policies and proceduresSweeps, pick up and maintains the appearance of the grounds, curbs, and walkways.Prunes and trims trees and shrubs.Waters lawns, garden beds .Performs snow and ice removal, as needed.Applies pesticides and fertilizers.Performs routine maintenance on grounds equipment.Completes all mandatory training and participated in a minimum of two professional development each year.Performs other duties as assigned.The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Special Instructions to ApplicantsResume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Education & Experience
6 months responsible work experiencePrevious weed eating experience
Certifications,Registrations, or Licenses:
Valid driver’s license
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read and interpret routine written or printed materials such as labels on chemicals (mix chemicals), basic charts, diagrams or instruction material for equipmentAbility to effectively use maintenance, garden and hand tools, sprayers, etc..Ability to work efficiently independently and/or in a team environmentAbility to follow and ensure compliance with safety policies and proceduresEvidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behaviorPassion for assisting customers/ students and representing the OUS brand with positivity and professionalismEvidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior
One year responsible work experience
Extensive standing and/or walking; Occasional bending/stooping, squatting/ crouching, and pushing/pullingExposure to various chemicals including fertilizer and herbicideRequires ability and adequate dexterity to operate tools and equipment required for the job. Repetitive movement of hand/wrist.Requires substantial strength and stamina. Manual dexterity/visual ability to operate a motor vehicle, computer and radio.Physical and mental stamina to perform the essential job functions.May need to lift up to 45 pounds. If an object weighs more than 45 pounds, OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift.
Must present a clean, professional uniform appearance while maintaining normal and acceptable standards of personal hygiene.A protective mask and other impervious Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are required as the situation dictates.Able to work in all types of weather.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.
#ZR Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.