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Position Number R14720 Division Administrative Affairs - ADA Department Grounds Department FLSA Non-Exempt Salary Grade 105 Salary Classification Classified Annual Salary Range Hourly Salary Range $9.62 - $12.74 Employment Status Full Time 12 Mos Regular General Description The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of landscaping and grounds maintenance duties throughout the university campus. Essential Job Duties 1. Maintain lawns, hedges and shrubs. Ensure grass along sidewalks, flower-beds, trees, and signs are trimmed. Remove litter and refuse. Prune, fertilize, and inspect lawns to ensure proper care. 2. Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools: riding and push mowers, string trimmers, edger’s, blowers, sprayers, hedge shears, chainsaw, and high pressure washers. 3. Clean sidewalks, streets and other hard surfaces using backpack blowers, shovels, rakes and other equipment. Repair surfaces as required. 4. Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Apply herbicides and pesticides to grounds, walks/streets, trees, shrubs, and lawns to control plant diseases, weeds and insects. 5. Remove dirt, leaves and other debris from storm drain inlets and catch basins. Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned. The individual holding this position will serve as a representative of the University and, as such, shall promote a positive impression by demonstrating a collegial and professional customer-service approach at all times. Additional Duties Ensure lawns and shrubs are hydrated, flower beds are trimmed. Attend safety meetings and training classes. Assist with inventory control and security. Report and respond to emergency calls for grounds maintenance assistance. Dispose of hazardous materials. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Possess the physical ability to perform the duties of this position over a sustained period of time; Ability to work safely in an environment containing chemicals, fertilizers, cleaning materials, dust and noise; Normal tolerance of and not be allergic to common maintenance chemicals; Ability to work in inclement weather conditions; Ability to work effectively in and around the public; Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions; Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and respect for a diverse population; Possess physical and mental capabilities in the following areas: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, follows directions, comprehension, calculating, reading, writing, speaking, evaluating, mathematics, organizing and innovation; Strong customer service skills; Ability to maintain successful and cooperative working relationships demonstrating tact and discretion; Ability to work on-call and before/after normal work hours as requested. Education and Experience The educational requirement for this position is: High School diploma/GED Education substituted for experience? No This position requires: 1 year of related experience. Experience substituted for education? No Licenses, Certification or Registrations Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications required for this position include: • Valid driver’s license • Acceptable driving record Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications preferred for this position include: None Environmental Working Conditions Indoor and Outdoor Travel Requirements None Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Physical Requirements Standing: Over 2/3 of the time; walking: Over 2/3 of the time; sitting: Under 1/3 of the time; using hands: Over 2/3 of the time; reaching with hands and arms: Over 2/3 of the time; climbing or balancing: Up to 2/3 of the time; stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling: Up to 2/3 of the time; talking or hearing: Under 1/3 of the time; and, tasting or smelling: Under 1/3 of the time. This position requires lifting: Up to 10 pounds: Over 2/3 of the time; up to 25 pounds: Over 2/3 of the time; up to 50 pounds: Under 1/3 of the time; up to 100 pounds: Under 1/3 of the time; and, more than 100 pounds: Under 1/3 of the time. This position has the following special vision requirements: • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less). • Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more). • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors). • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up or down or to the left and right when vision is fixed on a given point). • Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships). • Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus). Open Date 11/06/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Statement The University of Montevallo does not discriminate against job applicants based on their national origin or citizenship or immigration status. Because of the costs associated with visa sponsorship/transfer, the University typically will not sponsor applicants for a work visa or transfer of an existing visa. No commitment for visa assistance and/or sponsorship can be made until a thorough search is conducted, including a proper and methodical review of all applicants. Diversity Statement In keeping with the charge of the President’s Diversity Task Force, which is “…to implement practices that help the University recruit and retain a diverse workforce and to foster initiatives that promote an inclusive campus environment,” UM is actively seeking applicants who fully represent racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. EEO Statement UM is an AA/EO/Veterans/Disability Institution Quick Link

Price - 20300 - 25600

• Location: Montevallo, AL Montevallo, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 5111877056 Birmingham

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