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Grounds Maintenance Worker

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Grounds Maintenance Worker
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Maintain campus landscape including all ornamental plantings, minor pruning and shearing of trees and shrubs, turf, athletic fields, sidewalks, roadways and parking lots. Assist with the maintenance of irrigation systems. Access information utilizing appropriate computer software programs. Promote a work place that encourages safety within the Shop and field. Operate a University vehicle. Report to a Maintenance Operations Supervisor and actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer experience.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

High School Diploma and one year of landscape maintenance experience to include plowing/equipment operation. Basic computer skills requireed. Valid driver’s license and driver’s check required. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions. Initial employment contingent upon successful completion of physical screening. Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while performing specific job tasks.

Desirable Qualifications

Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability and delivering exceptional value and great experience to customers.

Other Information
Special Conditions Overtime required, Bargaining Unit Position - United Electrical Workers, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, 40 hour work week
Category
Job Type
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 11.60
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 19.72
Staff Hiring Band
Staff Union Code UE

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 12/15/2017
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Grounds Maintenance Worker
Posting Number S1405PO
Department Physical Plant Dept/11700
Position Number 001741
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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Documents Needed to Apply

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  1. Resume
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