Seasonal Grounds Crew

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  • Job Number:519196
  • Classification:Maintenance Service Worker I
  • Grade:Facilities Maintenance M1
  • Work type:Crafts and Trades
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:Physical Plant
  • Location:Juneau
  • Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Other

Position Summary:

UAS Facilities Services is now hiring for seasonal outdoor maintenance workers to assist in maintaining lawns, shrubs and flowerbeds. General knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate and maintain grounds equipment. Must be capable of manual labor. Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs. Previous groundskeeper experience preferred. Applicant must possess an unrestricted Alaska driver's license. This is a great opportunity for outdoor, seasonal employment. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and filled as positions become available.

Duties:

100Maintain lawns, shrubs, flowerbeds, start winter prep work; operate grounds equipment and machinery.Essential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to work in a group setting including following instructions given by a Lead or Supervisor; relating in a positive manner to management and other employees; and assisting in providing a productive and safe work environment. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Previous groundskeeper experience

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Applicant must possess a valid and unrestricted Alaska driver's license. General knowledge, skills, and abilities to operate and maintain grounds equipment. Must be capable of manual labor. Previous groundskeeper experience preferred.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until positions are filled.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

 

Union Representation:

This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

L6070- At-Will:

Pursuant to Article 1.5 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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