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2018-04-052038-01-18

Grounds Technician

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

 

Job Function:

Performs semi-skilled duties required to maintain University grounds.   Includes mowing, weed eating, watering, planting, picking up trash, general clean-up of facilities, and other assigned duties.     

 

Pay Rate: 

$9.83 hourly 

 

Benefits at a Glance:

HEALTH CARE INSURANCE

DENTAL INSURANCE

LIFE INSURANCE

LONG-TERM DISABILITY

RETIREMENT

VISION

FLEX SPENDING

ANNUAL & SICK LEAVE

PAID HOLIDAYS

TUITION WAIVERS

OSU Human Resources developed this information for the convenience of OSU employees. It is a brief interpretation of more detailed and complex materials. If further clarification is needed, the actual law, policy, and contract should be consulted as the authoritative source. OSU continually monitors benefits, policies and procedures and reserves the right to change, modify, amend, or terminate benefit programs at any time

 

Essential Job Functions: 

1.      Operates power equipment used in the maintenance of grounds.

2.      Follows and ensures compliance with safety policies and procedures

3.      Sweeps, pick up and maintains the appearance of the grounds, curbs, and walkways.

4.      Prunes and trims trees and shrubs.

5.      Waters lawns, garden beds, and shrubs.

6.      Performs snow and ice removal, as needed.

7.      Applies pesticides and fertilizers.

8.      Performs routine maintenance on grounds equipment.

9.      Completes all mandatory training and participated in a minimum of two professional development each year.

10.   Performs other duties as assigned.

 

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

 



 


Requirements

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Education:

  • High School diploma/GED
 

Certifications &/or Licenses

  • Valid Oklahoma drivers license

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Work Experience:

  • 6 months responsible work experience
  • Previous weed eating experience

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Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • One year responsible work experience
 

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

  • Ability to read and interpret routine written or printed materials such as labels on chemicals (mix chemicals), basic charts, diagrams or instruction material for equipment
  • Ability to effectively use maintenance, garden and hand tools, sprayers, etc
  • Ability to work efficiently independently and/or in a team environment
  • Ability to follow and ensure compliance with safety policies and procedures
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior


 

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

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Working Conditions:

 

  • Must present a clean, professional uniform appearance while maintaining normal and acceptable standards of personal hygiene.
  • A protective mask and other impervious Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are required as the situation dictates.


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Physical Requirements:

 

  • Extensive standing and/or walking; Occasional bending/stooping, squatting/ crouching, and pushing/pulling
  • Exposure to various chemicals including fertilizer and herbicide
  • Requires ability and adequate dexterity to operate tools and equipment required for the job.  Repetitive movement of hand/wrist.
  • Requires substantial strength and stamina.  
  • Manual dexterity/visual ability to operate a motor vehicle, computer and radio.
  • Physical and mental stamina to perform the essential job functions.
  • May need to lift up to 45 pounds.  If an object weighs more than 45 pounds, OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift.


 

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

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Apply online at http://jobs.okstate.edu. For further assistance or information, call 945-3206.

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