Landscape Specialist I

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Landscape Specialist I Working Title Landscape Specialist I Department 600345-Facilities - Grounds Pay Rate $13.00/hour FTE 1.0 FLSA Nonexempt Position Number 998996 Classification CJS06 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 7:00 am-3:30 pm
Occasional nights and weekends Bargaining Unit Yes Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 05/17/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose
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 Computer Skills Experience
Six (6) months experience in grounds maintenance, landscape/lawn maintenance, landscaping, or horticulture. 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, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance 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 materials.
General working knowledge of turf care, woody ornaments, and annual flowers preferred.
Experience operating specialized grounds maintenance equipment preferred. Specify sensory abilities: Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, 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 and ice removal or as assigned.
Must wear protective equipment and clothing for some tasks. Ability to Keyboard Special Qualifications: Other Special Qualifications 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
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