Website McLennan Community College
HOURLY WAGE: $13.50 PER HOUR
LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUR COLLEGE VALUES:
Communications: We will be open and courageous in our communication with students and with one another. We will communicate decisions and the reasons for them. Excellence: We will strive for excellence in all that we do. We will actively plan for the future, seeking new and innovative ways to accomplish our mission. Inclusiveness: We will seek to appreciate and understand our students and each other, actively seeking different viewpoints. We will work to create a welcoming environment where our diverse community of students and employees learn, teach, and work together. Integrity: We will work with the highest level of integrity, taking responsibility for all of our actions. We will tell the truth and seek to be fair in our decision-making and actions. People: We will be honest, humble, respectful, and gracious to our students and to each other. We best serve our students, colleagues, and community when we work as a team.
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Maintain the landscape to provide an aesthetically pleasing outdoor space emphasizing safety and sustainability and providing a positive learning environment. This position receives general direction from the Grounds Supervisor, and exercises no supervision.
Note: This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Education: High School diploma or GED.
Experience: Some work experience in landscaping or related field.
Special Requirement: Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License and be insurable under the College’s driver insurance policy and maintain insurability.
Experience: Preference may be given to those who possess licenses or certifications in landscaping, irrigation, pesticide, or other related area.
Knowledge of: 1. Grounds and maintenance practices and procedures. 2. Vehicle maintenance and repairs. 3. Landscape machinery safety practices. Skills in: 4. Commercial mowing and trimming. 5. Tree trimming. 6. Irrigation maintenance and repair. 7. Flower bed design, implementation, and upkeep. 8. Landscaping/grounds equipment maintenance and repair. Ability to: 9. Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. 10. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. 11. Safely operate commercial mowers, blowers, trimmers, tractors, forklift, street sweepers, rototillers, lifts, and saws.
Exertive-Significant exertion on a daily basis. Awkward positions and sustained activities require strength. Frequent moderate lifting is required. Continual Exposure for Recurring Risk-At least half of each week requires exposure to sensory extremes. Several times weekly there may be exposure to chance of injury or loss of life, requiring additional safety precautions.
Health Insurance, retirement plan, sick leave, vacation and holidays. Eligible employees and dependents may take college courses tuition free. Participation in Medicare Part A, but not Social Security (FICA).
Interested and qualified applicants should submit application materials to: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mclennan. MCC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify. Please feel free to contact this office regarding the status of your application.
MCC provides equal opportunities to all individuals and does not discriminate against any individual regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, or other legally protected category in its educational programs, activities, or employment. http://www.mclennan.edu/employees/policy-manual/docs/E-XXXIV.pdf
To apply for this job please visit www.schooljobs.com.