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Landscaper 00277 (Filling more than one position)

Employer
Christopher Newport University
Location
Newport News, VA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working Title:

Landscaper 00277 (Filling more than one position)

Role Title:

Trades Technician I

Position Number:

00277

FLSA:

Non Exempt

Appointment Type:

Full Time

Type of Posting:

General Public

Is Sensitive Position?:

No

Designated Personnel:

Yes

Responsible Employee:

This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

If Designated Personnel, please paste statement:

This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

Statement of Economic Interest:

No

Is this a restricted position subject to availability of funding?:

No

Departmental Objective:

The CNU Grounds Department strives to provide exceptional service and a safe environment to the CNU community and visitors, while being an environmental steward in maintaining a beautiful and inviting university. We are committed to this endeavor by providing welcoming spaces, a tranquil environment and majestic landscapes.

Purpose of the Position:

This position will be a working crew member, coordinating with supervisors, each daily task. It is responsible for the maintenance of all existing and future landscape plantings on campus in designated areas to enhance the visual beauty of the University while promoting healthy vigorous plant growth through environmentally sustainable methods.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Related to Position:


Required:
Must be dependable and self-motivated

Must be able to work independently or with a team

Good communication skills


Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education required:

Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.


Additional Consideration(s):

High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience working outside performing landscape maintenance tasks.

Salary Information:

Starting at $30,000, Commensurate with Education and Experience - position is eligible for overtime

Role Code:

79031

Conditions of Employment:

This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period;

This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits;

Selected candidate must attend 2-day New Employee Orientation Program.

Posting Number:

PS838P

Posting Date:

03/02/2023

Closing Date:

05/16/2024

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a Continuous Recruitment for multiple positions. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants will be notified when their application is no longer active. Continuous Recruitment may be closed at any time.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.

CNU will only accept online applications through the jobs.cnu.edu website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).

Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.

Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services
(DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting:

https://jobs.cnu.edu/postings/15411

EEO/Diversity Statement(s):

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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