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2023 Temporary Summer Workers - Facilities Grounds

SUNY Brockport
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 8, 2023

2023 Temporary Summer Workers - Facilities Grounds

Job no: 496562

SUNY Budget Title: Facility Operations Assistant 1
Salary Level/Grade: SG006
Work type: Temporary full time
Location: Brockport, NY
Department: Facilities Grounds
Categories: General Labor & Custodial

Located in Western New York, State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport is a nationally recognized and accredited public institution with competitive state health insurance and retirement plan options. SUNY Brockport also includes Brockport Downtown and sponsors the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), both located in Rochester, NY. We are an inclusive employee-oriented university. Be yourself and start your career here. Help us build a better Brockport! Job Summary: SUNY Brockport is accepting applications for temporary summer workers in the Facilities / Grounds Department.

  • Performs general grounds maintenance tasks such as clearing sites, raking, or tilling soil, mowing lawns, cutting brush and wood, trimming and removing trees and shrubs, maintaining roads and sidewalks, and removing snow, trash and other obstructions from the building and surrounding areas. Loads trucks with debris, dirt and other materials.
  • Moves heavy supplies, furniture, and equipment. Loads and unloads heavy equipment, supplies, and furniture by physically lifting items or operating a hand truck, forklift or pallet jack.
  • Sets up and removes furniture, partitions, and equipment for office moves, conferences, meetings, and special events.
Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must be physically able to perform the tasks of the position and be able to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience or demonstrates knowledge of grounds maintenance.
  • Knowledge of grounds maintenance and turf equipment operations.
  • Experience using one or more of the following: zero turn mowers, gas powered tools such as weed trimmers, walk behind mowers, blowers, hedge trimmers and chain saws.
  • Basic mechanical ability.
Work Schedule: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, 6 am - 2:30 pm Salary and Benefits: $ 16.36. May be benefits eligible; more information at Careers@Brockport. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Submit your application, cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references at . Open until filled.

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check. Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.
New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.
SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.

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