ANNOUNCEMENT OF STAFF POSITION OPENING

POSITION:   GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER II

POSITION CODE:   4126 & 4159

DEPARTMENT:   Facilities Management

MONTHS/HOURS:   12 months/ 40 hours

STARTING SALARY RANGE:   $15.13

GRADE:   “4”

NUMBER OF OPENINGS:   Two (2) openings

AVAILABLE:   Immediately

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD:   6 months

POSTING DATE:   August 3, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   August 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

DESCRIPTION:   Under general supervision, maintains campus lawns and landscape throughout 160 acres of improved grounds.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Maintains campus turf areas by irrigation, mowing, line trimming grass and sidewalk areas and edging borders to proper depth. 

•Prepares areas; lays sod and sows seed. Aerates and irrigates turf to enhance turf growth. 

•Picks up litter and garbage to enhance campus appearance including manicuring of grounds before special events. Cleans up clogged catch basins. 

•Maintains trees, shrubs and hedges by planting, pruning, trimming, watering, spraying and weeding. Cleans ground cover and shrub plantings including the removal of volunteer plants, trimming off suckers and dead flower stalks and periodically applying fertilizer and pesticides. 

•Pulls weeds by hand, rakes, leaves and picks up trash from planter beds. 

•Cleans debris from walkways and drives using hand broom or machine blower. 

•May repair asphalt driveways and dig trenches using mechanized trenching machine. 

•May perform minor non-technical repairs to irrigation system, tools and equipment. Clean Grounds Shop and equipment. 

•Performs other related duties or special projects as assigned or directed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, with one (1) year of experience in a similar position. Selected candidate will possess a good knowledge of commercial lawn and landscaping maintenance techniques; lawn and landscape maintenance equipment and of safety regulation and procedures; good organizational skills; good communication skills; able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff. Be able to work independently in an outdoor environment, moving around campus with frequent exposure to inclement weather. Must be in excellent physical condition, able to bend, stoop, push, pull and climb. Valid drivers’ license is required. A current DMV printout demonstrating a good driving record must be presented prior to offer of employment. Upon offer of employment, a physical examination must be successfully completed. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed, please call 909/748-8040.

TO APPLY:   Submit a University of Redlands Staff application form https://myredlandsapps.redlands.edu/HRStaffEmployment/. Applications received after the deadline specified on the job announcement will not be considered.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 909/748-8040 OR VISIT

http://www.redlands.edu/human-resources/employment/

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