Landscape Specialist II

Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Position Title Landscape Specialist II Working Title Landscape Specialist II Department 600345-Facilities - Grounds Pay Rate $11.50/Hour FTE 1.0 FLSA Nonexempt Position Number 997439 Classification CJS07 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday-Friday 6:00 am -2:30 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit Yes Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 05/28/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

Maintain campus lawns. Plant and maintain trees, shrubs, hedges, annual flower beds, and planters by pruning and trimming. Remove litter, sand, dirt, and debris from assigned area. Operate and/or utilize truck mounted plow, sidewalk plow, shovel, and/or ice scraper, chemical melter, or sand to remove snow/ice. Inspect, repair, install, and perform routine maintenance of playground equipment/areas. Operate computerized irrigation controller and repair irrigation system as needed.

Education & Formal Training High school diploma or equivalent Other Education & Formal Training Computer Skills Experience

1. Eighteen months’ grounds maintenance experience, to include six months experience in the proper use of horticultural chemicals and related application equipment.
2. Irrigation experience preferred.

Other Experience Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license required Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Sensory abilities: special vision and/or hearing requirements (specify) Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Working knowledge of common horticultural/agricultural chemicals and their proper use.
Working knowledge of grounds maintenance and turf care.
Ability to read, comprehend, and apply manuals, labels, and written instructions.
Basic math and measuring skills to safely calculate and mix horticultural/agricultural chemicals and fertilizers.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to calibrate spray equipment and fertilizer application equipment.

Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs. Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Bending, twisting, stooping
Exposure to horticultural/agricultural chemicals.
Outside work in inclement weather during all seasons.

Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: Uniform required, On call/standby work required, Irregular work hours Other Special Working Conditions

Irregular work hours may be required during snow/ice removal periods, call-ins, or as scheduled.

Ability to Keyboard Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications

Missouri Certified Pesticide Applicators license (category 3) required within 6 months of hire.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents

Similar jobs

Similar jobs