Promotional priority for Teamster employees runs from 10/03/2019 through 10/10/2019
Overview: This position performs a variety of manual labor tasks from detailed instructions or under the supervision/instruction of a fulltime front line staff member on the U of MN Twin Cities campus Responsibilities: These examples do not include all possible responsibilities in this work and do not limit the assignment of related responsibilities in any position of this classification.
Assists with the planting of annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. Maintains appearance of garden beds. Waters plants. Prunes shrubs. Spreads mulch. Pulls weeds.
Assists with tree pruning, ground work and operation of the chipper.
Assists with routine system checks of the irrigation system. Assists with irrigation installation and repairs.
Assists with prep work and installation of new landscape including but not limited to: hardscapes (including retaining walls, permeable pavers, flagstone and boulder walls), garden beds, storm water management gardens (BMP’s) and seed/sod. Installs and removes construction staging areas.
Mows, aerates and edges turf areas. Prepares lawn areas for seeding or sodding. Assist with fertilizer application.
Assists with snow removal & deâicing program, using vehicles, power equipment and hand tools.
Picks litter, services trash and recycling receptacles throughout the campus.
Operates riding mowers, skid steers, utility vehicles, concrete saw, tamper, power auger, hand tools and other small engine equipment associated with grounds maintenance or landscape construction.
Cleans, greases, changes oil, sharpens blades and other routine equipment maintenance and may assist in some mechanical work.
Clean and organizes facilities associated with Landcare.
Other tasks as assigned.
This is a yearâround 100% Teamster Unit 3 position.
This position has a 5:00 am start time.
This position includes the option to participate in the U of MN benefits package.
Probationary period: 720 straight time hours.
If you have interest in applying or would like more information please call 612.625.7361 or email at email@example.com
High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 months experience serving as a grounds maintenance laborer.
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