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Working at Lewis & Clark
The campus is located on 137 acres of beautifully landscaped
grounds in Portland’s southwest hills. Our strong commitment to
sustainability is reinforced through recycling programs, energy
conservation, alternative transportation options, and farm to fork
initiatives. For benefit-eligible positions, we offer a competitive
that includes options for
health, dental, vision, tuition, life insurance, retirement and
Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse
workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to
apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a
qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status,
such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender
identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Effectively provides general events and grounds maintenance
services for Lewis & Clark College as assigned under the
auspices of Facilities Services within the financial resources
available that will involve light to heavy physical effort.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
General Event Responsibilities
- Responds to on-campus emergency facilities services and events
calls as Essential Staff.
- Safely operates all hand and power tools necessary to complete
- Other duties as assigned.
General Grounds Maintenance Responsibilities
- Perform weekend event setups and breakdown for various College
events. - Fill in for Events when additional labor is needed or a
team member is absent.
- Maintains accurate records of materials, labor and equipment
used on assigned tasks.
- Coordinates with skilled tradesmen and assigned supervisors for
the purpose of completing projects and work orders
- Executes movement of campus furniture, appliances and equipment
including removing and attaching items to walls using hand tools
generally for dormitories.
- Performs basic residential appliance function checks and
- Moves, loads, unloads, and delivers heavy and bulky materials,
supplies, and equipment by hand, dolly, pallet jack, forklift and
- Performs assembly and installation of requested furniture and
campus equipment generally for dormitories.
- Pruning plants for the purpose of cutting back from buildings,
parking spaces, roads and sidewalks .
- Mowing lawns by hand rotary or riding mower.
- Basic string trimming.
- Remove debris from hard tops (Parking Lots, Walking Paths, Side
Walks & Stairs) and lawns.
- Removal and recycling of trash found on grounds.
- Other grounds maintenance practices that does not require
expertise or specialized training.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Able to maintain a valid driver’s license, meet the College
vehicle insurance requirements, and pass the College’s Driver’s
Safety Training Course
- Fork lift certification or ability to obtain with provided
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in general maintenance
- Must be able to read and understand directions, communicate
effectively with diverse populations, complete assigned tasks with
minimum amount of direction and supervision, and provide over-time
and weekend work as required.
- Requires the use of proper PPE to meet OSHA requirements,
including but not limited to: negative pressure respirators,
medical clearance, respirator fit testing, maintenance, protection,
storage, and proper usage.
- Requires meeting all applicable OSHA requirements per policy,
procedures, and practices (such as but not limited to:
lockout/tagout, ladder safety, fall protection, machine usage,
forklift usage, confined spaces, hazardous communication,
respiratory usage program, and other OSHA requirements applicable
to the position.)
- Ability to use grounds equipment such as hand mower, riding
mower, string trimmer, backpack blower, chain saw and other
- Basic knowledge of repair and maintenance practices and
- Basic knowledge in working with blueprints and drawings
- Ability to perform the physical tasks required to carry out job
- Ability to read and understand directions
- Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse
- Ability to complete the assigned tasks with minimum amount of
supervision and direction
- Ability to provide over-time or weekend work as required.
- Ability to maintain a valid Oregon driver’s license and meet
College vehicle insurance requirements
- Strong customer service skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Basic computer proficiency, especially in email communication
and the automated work order request system
- Ability to work on ladders and scaffolding
- Available to work weekends.
- $24.74 per hour
- Benefits Eligible: Yes
Directions for Cover Letter
- Must be able to work in a stooped, kneeling, crouched, or
squatting position continuously.
- Must be able to lift and carry a 50 pound weight repetitively
over one-half hour periods.
- Must be able to carry a 25 pound weight repetitively and
- Must be able to effectively and safely manipulate the tools and
equipment needed for assigned tasks.
Please upload your cover letter
on the My Experience
screen in the resume section.
Lewis & Clark College adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy
with respect to educational programs, activities, employment, and
admission. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or
perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national
origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or
any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local
laws. The Associate Vice President of Human Resources has been
designated to handle inquiries regarding employment- and
disability-related non-discrimination policies. Title IX inquiries
may be directed to the Title IX coordinator or deputy Title IX
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation
to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you
require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform
your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a
change to the application process or work procedures, providing
documents in an alternate format, using a sign language
interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Lewis & Clark College will conduct a background check on the
finalist, which will include a criminal record check. If a
conviction is discovered, a determination will be made whether the
conviction is related to the position for which the individual is
applying or would present safety or security risks before an
employment decision is made. A criminal conviction does not
necessarily automatically bar an applicant from employment.
Eligibility to Work
In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department
regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday
prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals
(no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human
Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure
to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result
in immediate termination of employment.