College of Agriculture and Life Sciences New York State Agricultural Experiment Station-Geneva, New York Seasonal Grounds Maintenance Worker (2 positions - Possible 4-6 month term)
Temporary Service Technician- Hourly Position
Start Date: April 12, 2018
Location: Geneva, NY
Last Date to Apply: 5pm, February 25th, 2018 (Review of applicants will begin immediately).
Grounds Maintenance and Support:
Primary duties include but are not limited to operating mowers, edgers, string trimmers, blowers, spreaders and a variety of hand tools for pruning, digging and general grounds maintenance. Perform routine maintenance on all equipment and tools as directed.
Prune trees, shrubs ground cover. Assist with installation and maintenance of annual and perennial flower beds. Pull weeds by hand, remove green waste, and clean up after all activities.
Ability to work independently and productively with minimal supervision. Physical stamina and willingness to work with equipment, in the greenhouses, outdoors and in all weather conditions is a must. Preference will be given to those with previous experience in landscape and greenhouse maintenance.
Greenhouse Maintenance and Support:
Maintain clean and organized work areas in the growth facility such as greenhouses, cabinets, potting sheds, storage rooms, corridors and office areas. Routine housekeeping and sanitation such as power washing, hand weeding, vacuuming, sweeping holding ladders and cleaning drains. Remove and dispose trash, soil and other waste in compliance with safety protocols.
Participate in our Integrated Pest Management program by assisting with scouting, mechanical control, applying beneficial insects and cleaning to facilitate optimal plant growth.
Previous landscape, greenhouse and grounds experience and course work in these related areas is preferred. Applicant must be physically capable of performing all functions associated with the position and able to lift and move heavy objects (e.g. 50lbs).
Follow all established safety protocols for wearing proper personal protective equipment (goggles, gloves,). Attend all required safety trainings.
Reliable attendance is a must. Able to work independently and productivity with minimal supervision. A high degree of dependability and close attention to detail. Must have a high school diploma.
No relocation assistance is provided for this position.
No visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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Temp Serv Tech
No Grade - Hourly
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