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Landscape Specialist II

Employer
University of Central Missouri
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 27, 2023

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Landscape Specialist II

Working Title
Landscape Specialist II

Department
600345-Facilities - Grounds

Pay Rate
$16.75/Hour

FTE
1.0

FLSA
Nonexempt

Position Number
999539

Classification
CJS07

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

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 7:00 am -3:30 pm
Occasional nights and weekends

Bargaining Unit
Yes

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date
11/27/2023

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:
On call/standby work required, Uniform 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. * 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
  2. * 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
Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents

Company

University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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