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Grounds Maintenance Technician

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Largo, Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024
Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Information

Position Title

Grounds Maintenance Technician

Position Type

Staff

Department

Facilities Operation

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Union/Non Union

Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Grade

4

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$31,785-$34,366/Annually

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary

Regular

Job Description Summary

Responsible for cutting of grass, line painting, snow removal and leaf collection along with trash removal.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High School diploma.
  • At least Six months of related experience or required course work/certification in grounds maintenance.
Criteria

CRITERIA : The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Handles trash pickup
  • Mows grass
  • Installs sod
  • Sprays lines
  • Fertilizes lawns
  • Handles leaf collect ion
  • Handles snow removal
  • Plants flowers
  • Performs tree removal
  • Performs bulk trash removal
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to function with little supervision
  • Ability to operate lawn equipment
Job Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. Significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license without any restrictions that would prohibit applicant from college insurance coverage.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?

No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

PGCC213211/12

Open Date

04/11/2024

Close Date

05/02/2024

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School diploma, GED, or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least six months of related experience or required course work/certification in grounds maintenance?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you now or in the future require visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States? As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must present acceptable documentation showing that they are a U.S. Citizen or a resident authorized to work in the U.S.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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