Incumbents of positions in this series perform custodial, grounds keeping or maintenance tasks in a state educational institution. The basic purpose of this work is performing various manual tasks required for the routine maintenance of the buildings and grounds of an educational campus. First shift, 6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Applicants must have at least one year of full-time or equivalent part-time, experience in performing manual labor in connection with the general construction or Grounds maintenance work.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to work in a team setting
Ability to lift and carry heavy objects
Ability to stand for prolonged period of time
Ability to climb and work from ladders and scaffold
Physical stamina and endurance
Ability to work efficiently & productively both independently in team setting
Ability to operate tree trimming equipment
Ability to operate a motor vehicle
Knowledge of the methods followed in building custodial, maintenance, and groundskeeping work
Knowledge of the types and uses of materials, tools and equipment used in building, maintenance, and groundskeeping work
Knowledge of the terminology and standard abbreviations used in connection with groundskeeping
Knowledge of the proper care and maintenance of equipment used in groundskeeping
Knowledge of the types and uses of hand-held power tools such as chain saws, hedge trimmers, etc.
Knowledge of the techniques followed in weed control
Knowledge of the procedures followed in pruning and cutting trees
24-hour on-call during inclement weather and ability and willingness to be Essential Personnel
DOT Medical Card
MA Hoisting License, minimum of 2D
Based on assignment, a current and valid Massachusetts Class 3 or Motor Vehicle Operator’s License may be required
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume with your application. Names and contact information for three professional references will be requested at the time of application. Submission of a cover letter is optional.
Internal Number: 502740
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