● Perform moderate to heavy physical labor in all weather conditions for sustained periods of time ● Possess the ability to properly and safely use a variety of hand and basic power tools in the performance of grounds maintenance duties that include shoveling, raking, sweeping, grass cutting, weeding, debris and garbage removal, and athletic field striping; snow and ice removal tasks include hand shoveling of walkways and stairs, bus stops, doorways, and handicapped access areas. ● Be willing to work overtime for snow removal and other seasonal requirements. ● Be required to perform routine preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
The successful candidate will primarily be assigned to the grounds department, but may be assigned to other crafts within facilities as operational needs dictate.
Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions.
Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.
This position requires traveling within and between campuses. A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is preferred, or candidate should otherwise demonstrate his/her capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.
There are no education or experience qualifications for this class. Laborers must be physically able to perform the duties assigned. When required to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New York State Driver’s License appropriate for the type of vehicle operated.
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