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Building Environmental TechnicianCompetency Level:
Bldg & Env Svcs Tech - #003339Department:
Facilities ManagementPosition Summary:
Employees at WCU may be required to submit to campus based COVID 19 vaccination or testing requirements. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position:
The primary location of this position is on the main Cullowhee, NC campus.
The primary responsibilities of this position are: The application of fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides; tree and shrub pruning; maintenance of flowering plants, shrubs and trees; mowing large turf areas; and the operation of tools, equipment and other machinery used in landscaping, grounds maintenance and snow removal. Normal working hours are: Monday-Friday 6:30a.m.-3:00 p.m. and other times as required.
The successful candidate should be in good physical condition capable of performing manual labor tasks. General knowledge of grounds maintenance work including application of fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides. Skilled in the operation of large grounds maintenance equipment. Ability to understand and carry out oral and written work assignments. Ability to perform work in a team setting. Experience in planting, cultivation and care of shrubs, trees, plants and turf of this region. A valid NC drivers license is required. Must be able to obtain a class B commercial drivers license within 6 months of employment to retain position.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. 2 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 equipment operation required to perform such tasks. Commercial Drivers License. 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 - $37,412Open Date:
05/16/2022Open 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).Background/E-Verify:
PLEASE COMPLETE ALL AREAS OF THE APPLICATION. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE GIVEN CONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS.
Applicants must upload a DD-214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference.
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.