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Landscape Technician I

Apply now Department: 3670060080 Fac Grounds Maintenance
Job no: 506656
Work type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades

About This Role:

This position maintains university property and surrounding areas, cuts grass, trims, rakes leaves, cleans areas, plants flowers and prunes trees or shrubs. Maintains 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.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • None

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
  • Basic leadership skills

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Valid driver's license upon employment
  • Scooter operation license required within the probationary period.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online Application

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

$10.86 - $15.75 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.

 

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