Landscape Technician I

Job no: 516842
Position type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Division/Equivalent: 3670005010 Admin & Finance Vice President
School/Unit: 3670060080 Fac Grounds Maintenance
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades

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About This Role:

Facilities is looking for a Landscape Technician I. This position will maintain 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.

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off- vacation, sick and holidays.

To learn more go visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

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
  • Subject to on-call, standby and inclement weather response.  This position is considered essential. 

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Please complete an online application.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$12.03 to $14.73 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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