This announcement will be used to develop a pool of applicants for temporary hourly groundskeeping and maintenance for the CBC campuses.
Columbia Basin College employs temporary employees to meet short-term and intermittent workload needs. Temporary Hourly employees have non-student status and are defined as those employees not occupying a budgeted line position (an appointed position) and are by nature temporary, at-will employees.
Temporary hourly positions are exempt from the Higher Education Personnel rules and must not work 1050 hours or more in any twelve (12) consecutive month period from the original date of hire. The length of employment and the number of hours worked per week are undetermined and may be continued or terminated based on funding, workload fluctuations, etc. There is no contract or guarantee of continued employment.
Mow and edge lawns, using power mowers and edgers;
Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks and walls;
Prune and trim trees, shrubs, and hedges using shears, pruners, or chain saws;
Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds; and
Other related duties as assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent;
Minimum six (6) months of groundskeeping/gardening experience;
Read and communicate in English for comprehension of groundskeeping equipment instructions; and
Must have a valid driver's license.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure education and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of Columbia Basin College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students.
If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.
Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4833.
Physically able to walk, run, reach, bend, stoop and carry 80 pounds at minimum;
Frequent repetitive hand and wrist motions;
Must be able to cope with working indoors and outdoors in extreme hot or cold weather as well as under rainy and windy conditions;
Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time including riding a lawn mower; and
Frequent need for oral, written and auditory communication.
CBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates under an Affirmative Action Plan, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. CBC reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran. This policy applies to all programs and facilities, including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Discrimination is prohibited by state and federal laws and regulations, as well as the College policy. Coordination of the compliance efforts of CBC with respect to equal opportunity and disability accommodation regulations is under the direction of Camilla Glatt, Vice President of Human Resources and Legal Affairs, telephone 509-542-5548.
CBC complies with the American with Disabilities Act and Washington's Law Against Discrimination. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact 509-542-4740 or leave a TYY/TDD message at 509-546-0400 by the application closing date.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin... College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin College continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.