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Landscape Technician I

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Landscape Technician I

Department: 3670060080 Fac Grounds Maintenance

Job no: 513810

Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades

Pay Grade: 03A

About This Role:

Facilities is looking for a Landscape Technician I. This position will maintain university property and surrounding areas, cut grass, trim, rake leaves, clean areas, plant flowers, and prune trees or shrubs. Maintain driveways, parking lots and walkways by removing debris, litter, snow, and ice. Performs routine maintenance on equipment.

Why Join Us:

The Division of Facilities is an action-oriented service organization within the K-State family. We plan, budget, build, operate, maintain, clean, supply and transport. We are custodians, landscapers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, project managers, engineers, architects, accountants, and administrative professionals - all stewards and leaders of an inspiring campus shared by many.

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off- vacation, sick and holidays.

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We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the general practices applied in the care and safe operation of a wide variety of light to medium maintenance equipment

  • Knowledge of standard safety practices

  • Ability to operate a wide variety of lighter and some heavy equipment

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing

  • Knowledge of grounds, tree, and shrub care

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license

  • Basic leadership skills

    Other Requirements:

    • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

    • Subject to on-call, standby and inclement weather response. This position is considered essential.

      How to Apply:

      Please submit the following documents:

    • Please complete an online application

      Screening of Applications Begins:

      Immediately and continues until filled.

      Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

      $11.79 to $14.44 per hour

      Equal Employment Opportunity:

      Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

      Background Screening Statement:

      In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

      Advertised: Sep 13, 2022 Central Daylight Time

      Applications close: Open until filled

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