• Landscape Assistant (7:00am-3:30pm, M-F)

    University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE 68503

    Job #2252472272

  • Description of Work

    Perform landscape maintenance and repair in a designated area.

    Mow assigned areas using power mowers.

    Trim trees and shrubs using manual and powered equipment.

    Perform seeding, weeding, fertilizing and pest control duties on lawn, shrubs, and trees using manual and powered equipment.

    Assist with perennial garden planting and maintenance.

    Assist with Botanical Garden and Arboretum specimen plant maintenance and record keeping.

    Remove snow and ice from steps, sidewalks and drives using manual and powered equipment and materials.

    Maintain equipment, tools, and machinery in good repair.

    Other duties as assigned.

    Frequent travel to various work areas and work in inclement weather required.

    Evening and weekend work may be required on occasion.

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: ~~~.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    Eighth grade education plus two years groundskeeping experience required; equivalency considered. Must be able to obtain anEPAPesticide Applicator license within six months of hire. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs required. Availability to assist with emergencies outside normal work hours required. All applicants must possess a valid driver's license and the ability to pass aDMVbackground check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Horticulture experience preferred. Prior grounds keeping experience strongly preferred. Nebraska Dept of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator License. Prior supervisory experience helpful.CDLpreferred.

    Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes

    Physical Required Yes

    Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No

    Criminal History Background Check Required Yes

    Posted Salary Hourly rate commensurate with experience

    How to Apply

    Click on "Apply for this Job". You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file.

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    Job Category (old) Office/Service

    Job Type Full-Time

    Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) 7:00am-3:30pm, M-F; summer hours are 6:00am-2:30pm

    Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No

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