Groundsworker, Landsc Svcs

Job description

Posted with Limited Access:

No

Title:

Groundsworker, Landsc Svcs

Posting Number:

S01588

Full-Time/Part-Time:

Full-time

Typical Hours Per Week:

40

Regular, Temporary or Term:

Regular

Benefits Eligible?:

Yes

Hourly/Salaried:

Hourly

Grade:

OP2

Hiring Minimum:

$15.00

Department:

Facilities Services

Location:

Middlebury, VT Campus

Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening:

Both

Position Summary:

Maintains and cares for the campus grounds.

Essential Functions:

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.

  • 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.

Education:

High school diploma helpful. Vocational background preferable. Training in the proper use of equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.

Experience:

1-2 years experience in lawn and landscape maintenance.

Physical Demands:

Click here to view the full physical demand requirements for this position. (Category G screen)

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and a post-offer pre-employment screening. Please see the physical demands section for additional information.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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