Type of Appointment: Full-Time; Probationary Collective Bargaining Unit: Operations & Support Services - Unit 5
Classification Salary Range: $3,227 - $5,840 per month
Recruitment Closing Date: September 28, 2021
Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) serves as the lead organization for planning, developing, and maintaining the campus' natural and built environments in support of the university's mission. The department seeks to preserve and enhance CPP's history, aesthetics, physical assets, and natural ecosystems through coordinated planning, design, and construction of buildings, roads, infrastructure, landscaping and other physical improvements. As an advocate on behalf of the university and its auxiliaries, FPM strives to provide facilities that meet scope, budget, operational needs and functional requirements. FPM is comprised of approximately 200 facilities professionals (FTE) that also provides maintenance services including custodial services, landscaping, recycling, building and mechanical trades, energy and utility management, fleet and auto services.
The workforce is culturally diverse and multilingual. Its composition includes full time staff throughout FPM who are also earning their degrees and many whom have graduated from Cal Poly Pomona. The staff includes licensed architects and engineers, accountants, planners, project managers, administrative staff, carpenters, plumbers, locksmiths, painters, electricians, landscape architects, computer technicians, custodians and other building and mechanical trade technicians.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operating commercial equipment such as tractors, skip loaders, trenchers, back hoes, trucks, and other related pieces of landscape equipment to support landscape operations. The incumbent will use lawn mowers to maintain turf in large open areas as well as athletic fields and utilize street sweepers to clean campus parking lots and roadways. Incumbent will use trash disposal vehicles to transport trash and debris to the facilities yard. Ability to identify mechanical problems, perform minor equipment repair and equipment maintenance to include cleaning equipment on a daily basis.
Works with landscape leadsmen, gardener specialists, and landscape manager, as requested/directed, in preparing for special projects. Special Projects can include athletic field rebuilding, Landscape repair and installation, Site clearance, major brush removal (ie.Firebreaks) and special event support. Performs manual labor related to operating assignments, as needed.
Valid California Driver's License and proof of insurance. High School Diploma or equivalent. Equivalent to one year of paid or regularly assigned driving experience in a job involving operating trucks, tractors, riding mowers, turf renovation equipment and street sweepers. Knowledge of rules of safe driving and the provisions of the State of California Vehicle Code pertaining to operation of vehicles described in the appropriate classification and State of California General Industrial Safety orders related to the assigned tasks of the classification, particularly those related to vehicle and equipment operation, construction methods and practices, and the lifting and moving of heavy loads.
Maintain records, perform simple calculations and write at a level appropriate to the position. Communicate effectively with supervisor, staff and customers. Understanding of basic Horticultural practices and Athletic turf maintenance, knowledge of basic turf equipment operations and maintenance, ability to make independent decisions, when required.
A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position. The background check consists of the following: Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases: National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.
Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: http://dsa.cpp.edu/police/securityreport.asp
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html
Cal Poly Pomona consistently ranks among the best universities in the country when it comes to quality education, affordability and career prospects for graduates. As an inclusive polytechnic university, we cultivate success through experiential learning, discovery and innovation. U.S News noted Cal Poly Pomona was eighth most diverse among regional universities in the West and tenth most diverse in the nation. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, bring a new product to market, and build a liquid-fueled rocket.