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Building Environmental TechnicianCompetency Level:
Bldg & Env Svcs Tech #123160Department:
Facilities ManagementPosition Summary:
This position is onsite at the Cullowhee Campus. The positions tasks and responsibilities includes, but are not limited to: application of fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides; tree and shrub pruning; maintenance of flowering plants, shrubs and trees; mowing/weed-eating of large turf areas; operation of tools, equipment and machinery utilized in grounds maintenance, landscape material installation, general site maintenance and snow removal, all on a large scale and other tasks as required to meet the mission of the department. Must be a team oriented individual to help facilitate the responsibilities of the Grounds Department.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:
The successful candidate must: Be in good physical condition capable of performing manual labor tasks in a variety of situations and conditions; have general knowledge required in grounds maintenance tasks such as proper application of fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides; be skilled in the operation of grounds maintenance equipment utilized in large scale situations; have experience in planting, cultivation and care of shrubs, trees, plants and turf grasses of this region; capable of understanding and carrying out oral and written work assignments Candidate must: have a valid NC Driver’s License; have the ability to obtain a Class B Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of employment in order to maintain employment; must have ability to pass state certification testing to obtain a NC Pesticide Applicator’s License within the 1 year probationary period in order to retain employment.Minimum Qualifications:
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.Preferred Qualifications:
Completion of high school. Four years of progressive experience in planting, cultivation and care of shrubs and trees of this region; experience in the maintenance and care of turf grass of this region on a large scale and the equipment operation required to perform such tasks. A valid NC Class B Commercial Driver’s License. A NC Commercial or Public Pesticide Applicators License.Anticipated Hiring Range:
Permanent Full-TimeNumber of Hours per Week:
40Number of Months per Year:
12Salary Band Range:
$23,332 - $37,412Salary Grade:
For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this advanced level position is considered a Salary Grade 56.Open Date:
08/05/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must apply online in order to be considered. Please include a cover letter, resume, and a list of references (with complete contact information). Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference. Background/E-Verify:
PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.
If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Effective October 1, 2015 all new hires into positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) will serve a 12 month probationary period as defined by the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR).
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Credential Verification:
Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.AA/EOE:
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program. University Safety:
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.