Gardening SpecialistCalifornia State University, Sacramento
California State University, Sacramento
Gardening Specialist-Job No. AS0303P.
FT Permanent/Probationary; Salary range $2,990-$4,849/month; recruitment range. Minimum 2 years of progressive experience in the care and maintenance of landscaped areas or general grounds, one year of which shall have been in either the maintenance, repair or modification of irrigation systems, the care and maintenance of athletic field turf and game preparation, specialized pest and/or spray control work, or cultivation and care of nursery plants. Current Qualified Applicators Certificate (QAC) for pest and weed control related to landscape maintenance.
Ability to work weekends, early work shifts, and/or other change in work schedule. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Sacramento State application and job description at https://csus.peopleadmin.com. Background check required. Application deadline: Open until filled, 2018. EEO/ADA.
|Working Title||Gardening Specialist|
|Classification Title||Gardening Specialist|
Under general supervision of the Manager of Grounds and Landscape Services, the Gardening Specialist performs a combination of specialized work in an assigned area which encompasses pest and weed control, tree maintenance, special planting areas and irrigation, and maintenance of gardening power equipment. The incumbent will also make recommendations for the planning and development of special planting areas.
|FLSA||Non-Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.|
|Classification Salary Range||
|Hiring Range||$2,990-3,289 monthly|
|Is this position Hourly or Intermittent?||No|
|Regular or Temporary||Regular|
|Full Time or Part Time||Full Time|
|Work Hours||Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Alternate work schedules may be required including weekends and evenings, early work shifts, and/or other change in work schedule.|
Facilities Management is the steward for the University buildings, infrastructure, grounds and landscape. We perform maintenance and renovation to facilities, plan and manage new building construction and support the Redefine the Possible initiative through our commitment to building a welcoming campus and by creating a dynamic physical environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community.
Conditions of Employment:
12. Ability to provide lead work direction to students, Groundsworkers or individuals in other grounds classifications.
15. Ability to frequently lift and carry gardening equipment up to 50 lbs.
16. Current Qualified Applicators Certificate (QAC) for pest and weed control related to landscape maintenance.
|Is Background Check Required||Yes|
|Background Check Disclaimer||
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S..
|Hiring Preference||Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.|
|Conflict of Interest||
|California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act||
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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
|Equal Employment Opportunity||
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.