Under immediate supervision, performs work of routine difficulty in the landscaping and maintenance of campus grounds.
• Participates in the planting, removing or watering of plants, trees, shrubbery and flowers throughout the College campus grounds. • Mows, trims, weeds and repairs turf grass • Occasionally mixes and apply “s chemical herbicides and pesticides. • Participates in winter snow removal operations. • Performs maintenance on mowers, trimmers, and other grounds related equipment • Maintain hand and power tools. • Occasionally performs minor cement or asphalt patching on sidewalk and parking lots. • Erects regulatory and information signing. • Occasionally supports the work of building maintenance • Occasionally maintains mowing and equipment maintenance records • Occasionally assists the Irrigation Tech with irrigation maintenance and repairs. • Daily outdoor trash pickup and removal. • Daily completion of work hour time reports. • Occasionally supervises temporary worker and/or student workers. • Required to report to work during emergency conditions and may be assigned to report at a different time and location and to perform different duties as necessary. • Annually responsible for 4 documented hours of continuous learning through seminars, classroom training or conferences. • Perform work safely in accordance with department safety procedures and the College of DuPage safety program. Operate equipment safely and report any unsafe work condition or practice to supervisor. • Other related duties as assigned.
Professional turf maintenance or landscaping experience, to include professional snow removal. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in required duties. Some experience in grounds equipment repair. Valid Illinois Driver's License.
High school diploma.
Two years' experience in professional turf maintenance or landscaping. Two years in professional snow removal. Experienced in grounds equipment repair. Illinois Pesticide Operators license. Valid Illinois Driver's license.
Knowledge of grounds equipment including mowers, trimmers, and all types of vehicles, and the upkeep and repair of all equipment and tools.
This position requires post offer, reasonable suspicion, random, and post-accident alcohol and controlled substance tests at the College's expense for this position. Required to be scheduled on call from October to April to aid in snow emergencies. Must be able to lift 50+ pounds. Must be able to bend, reach, and work on hands and knees if necessary. Uniform appearance must be clean and in good wear. No holes, tears or cutoffs will be allowed. Must wear solid soled shoes. No sneakers without written documentation from Physician or Building and Grounds Manager. Usually good conditions, but could be exposed to harsh weather and long hours in emergency situations. Position requires extensive walking and the ability to climb stairs and ladders. Required uniforms supplied by the College of DuPage. Must pass physical exam at College expense.
This position requires a background check and drug screen.
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