Irrigation Specialist

Employer
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Vacancy Number

S01378

Position Title

Horticultural Specialist

Working Title

Irrigation Specialist

Competency Level

Advanced

Dept/School

Landscaping - 35211

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Landscape Services Unit is part of the Physical Plant Department, Business Affairs Division. The unit provides support with maintenance, development and operation of all university grounds, performs skilled and semi-skilled duties in the maintenance and upkeep of landscape, roads, and parking areas. This position has been designated as mandatory personnel for the university and may be required to report to work during adverse weather conditions even though the university may be operating on an alternate schedule. This position may assist with snow, ice and/or debris removal under the direction of a supervisor.

College

Facilities - 35200 College

College/School Information

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Irrigation Specialist is responsible for managing the university’s irrigation system and ensuring the proficient and effective operation of this system
•Directs all repairs for campus irrigation systems
•Provides general maintenance of systems
•Provides design and installation of new, in-house irrigation systems
•Management, coordination and inspection of contracted installations
•Conducts reviews of outside irrigation designers and delivers support to general grounds maintenance

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience

Requires North Carolina Pesticide License

Knowledge of Two Wire Irrigation Systems

Preferred education, professional skills and experience

Horticulture knowledge specific to southeastern North Carolina

Required Certifications or licensure

Central control certification

Recruitment Range

$31,200 - $35,500

FTE

1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year

12 Months

Work Days

Monday - Friday

Work Hours

6:00AM - 3:00PM

Type of Position

Permanent

Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited

Position Number

1206

Job Posting Date

05/20/2021

Posting Close Date

06/23/2021

Special Notes to Applicants

PLEASE NOTE : To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Advanced level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

External Link to Posting

https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/20678
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