Primary Purpose: Responsible for physical appearance of University grounds by mowing, raking, planting, fertilizing, trimming, or watering. Uses mowers, rakes, or other hand and power tools typically used in gardening.
Essential Functions: 1. Mows, trims, edges and sweeps university lawns and grounds.
2. Waters fields and grounds as directed.
3. Performs tree and shrub maintenance to include planting, trimming and fertilizing.
4. Ensures proper care of equipment, tools and supplies.
5. Collects trash and removes in appropriate containers.
6. Performs minor repair of equipment.
7. Assists with set-up and tear-down of outdoor stages, tarps, tables and chairs.
8. Identifies maintenance or repair need and reports to appropriate personnel.
9. Assists in special construction projects as required.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of maintenance and operation of grounds equipment.
High School Diploma.
Working knowledge of lawn maintenance, and of lawn maintenance equipment use and repair.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travek: Work is performed primarily outdoors with exposure to various temperatures and weather elements. Exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. Extensive physical activity. Constant bending, walking, standing, lifting up to 100 lbs., pushing or pulling up to 200 lbs. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Repetitive use of hands. Work performed during standard business hours.
Union membership required.
Valid drivers license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the Universitys fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Hiring Range: Union guidelines, non-exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
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University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.