Landscape Worker Senior - 22470BR
Landscape Worker Senior
If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career look no farther than the University of Kansas. KU offers great benefits to employees with paid vacation & sick leave, paid holidays, retirement program, medical & dental insurance as well as life insurance. KU also offers educational opportunities for employees.
KU is a great place to work!
Schedule: Monday to Friday 6:30 AM to 3 PM
30% Equipment Operation: Operates small to medium sized equipment such as mowers, string trimmers, snow blowers, tractors, trucks, and other equipment used in landscape operations and snow removal.
5% Coordinates work with Landscape Technicians and other crew members and keeps supervisor informed about work in progress. Performs equipment maintenance on sprayer units, irrigation systems and other horticultural equipment.
5% Performs other work as assigned.
- Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently, and heavy loads occasionally (50 lbs) with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Work in temperature extremes, both hot and cold - typically outdoors.
- Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
- Work overtime and respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
- Must pass internal "horticultural knowledge evaluation" job expectation goals within the first 6 months of appointment.
- High School diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
- One (1) year of experience in landscape and/or horticultural work.
- Ability to obtain Kansas Pesticide license and certification within the first 6 months of employment.
- Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and throughout the term of employment.
- Previous experience that required the use of computer or handheld devices to communicate & perform work activities.
- Knowledge of the methods, practices, techniques and tools used in the planting and care of common Midwestern turf care, trees, shrubs, grasses and other ornamental plants.
- Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of working with power tools and equipment in the landscape and grounds care trade.
- Knowledge of the methods, practices, techniques and tools needed to correctly identify, control and prevent plant diseases and insects.
- Possession of Kansas Pesticide license at the time of hire.
- Experience working in a college, university or multi-building campus setting.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Application review will begin on June 25th and continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.