Landscape Specialist I
Landscape Specialist I
600345-Facilities - Grounds
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
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday – Friday 6:00 am-2:30 pm
Occasional Nights and Weekends
Open Until Filled
Maintain campus lawns, to include: Mow, edge, trim, irrigate, and
fertilize campus lawns. Prepare areas and sow seed and/or lay sod.
Operate lawn maintenance equipment. Remove debris and litter from
assigned areas. Under direction, maintain and install trees,
shrubs, and flowerbeds. Prune, irrigate, weed, and fertilize.
Remove snow and ice. Operate snow removal equipment.
Education & Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent
Other Education & Formal Training
Six (6) months experience in grounds maintenance, landscape/lawn
maintenance, landscaping, or horticulture.
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license, Missouri license
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral,
written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills,
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Ability to operate landscape-related equipment and vehicle-mounted
snow removal equipment.
Ability to recognize disease and insect problems on landscape
material and bring them to the attention of the supervisor .
Ability to work with seeds, fertilizers, dust, grasses, and plant
General working knowledge of turf care, woody ornaments, and annual
Experience operating specialized grounds maintenance equipment
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme
temperatures, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 50
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Bending, twisting, stooping
Exposure to horticultural/agricultural chemicals.
Outside work in inclement weather during all seasons.
Special Working Conditions:
On call/standby work required, Uniform required, Irregular work
Other Special Working Conditions
Irregular work hours may be required during snow and ice removal or
Must wear protective equipment and clothing for some tasks.
Ability to Keyboard
Other Special Qualifications
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Required Documents Optional Documents
- * 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?
- * 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?