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Maintainer II (Grounds Department)

Company: Massasoit Community College
Location: Brockton
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Maintainer II (Grounds Department) About Massasoit Community College:We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. Massasoit currently offers 41 associate degree programs in arts, sciences, and applied sciences and 24 certificates. The College also offers non-credit workforce development certificates; corporate training courses; adult basic education; personal enrichment classes; and Early College programs for high school students.Students of color make up roughly half of all students enrolled and more than half of all Massasoit students are first generation to attend college. More than 900 students graduate from Massasoit with an associate degree or certificate each year.Brockton, Massachusetts, home of Massasoit's largest campus, prides itself on its diversity of cultures and is home to approximately 95,000 residents. In addition, the college has a campus in Canton, a satellite location in Middleborough, and annually serves students from more than 35 cities and towns in Southeastern Massachusetts. Massasoit is one of the largest community colleges in the state.Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.Job Description:The basic purpose of this work is to perform various manual tasks required for the routine maintenance of the grounds of an educational campus.Responsibilities and Duties:Essential Functions:Performs routine manual tasks involved in the maintenance, repair or beautification of campus grounds or roads, such as cutting grass, weeds or brush; cleaning culverts, gutters, catch-basins, drains or ditches; loading and unloading vehicles; moving and setting up furniture; spreading sand, gravel, loam or asphalt; digging ditches or post-holes; setting or pulling posts; repairing guardrails or fences; patching concrete or asphalt surfaces; maintaining, erecting or repairing signs; cleaning or marking roadways for parking lots; erecting or dismantling snow fences; painting fences, posts, guardrails or building exteriors.Plants, seeds, transplants, removes, prunes, trims, waters, sprays or fertilizes trees, shrubbery, grass, plants or flowers; participates in the propagation, growth and care of flowers, plant and shrubs; assists in planning and executing horticultural designs for grounds beautification.Sweeps sidewalks, rakes and collects leaves, collects and hauls debris or rubbish, shovels snow, sands roadways or walkways; performs other manual tasks involved with snow removal, control and disposal.Cleans, washes, refuels, oils or greases trucks or automobiles; performs other manual labor tasks in connection with the maintenance and operation of a garage or equipment depot. Additional Responsibilities:Inspects equipment and tools for wear and tear and prepare work orders for repair of equipment.Makes general repairs of a simple nature, including minor repairs to grounds keeping equipment.Operates wheel tractors, electric trimmers, buffers or other similar mechanical or power-driven equipment; drives a truck.Maintains necessary records, such as inventory records, maintenance records and records of hours worked.Provides on-the-job training to employees.Focuses on the Commonwealth's Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions. Requirements:Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in building custodial or institution housekeeping work; or in landscaping, groundskeeping, park maintenance or tree maintenance work. Qualifications Required at Hire in Series:Ability to follow oral and written instructionAbility to stand or walk for prolonged periods of timeAbility to climb and work on laddersAbility to lift and carry heavy objectsWillingness to work outdoors in all types of weatherKnowledge of the methods followed in groundskeeping workKnowledge of the types and uses of materials, tools and equipment use in groundskeepingKnowledge of the terminology and standard abbreviations used in connection with groundskeepingKnowledge of the proper care and maintenance of equipment used in groundskeepingSkill in the use of hand-held power tools, such as drills, chain saws, and hedge trimmersSkill in the use of a variety of motorized equipment such as snow blowers, lawn mowers, rototillers, etc.Knowledge of the techniques followed in weed controlKnowledge of the types and used of pesticidesKnowledge of the procedures followed in pruning and cutting treesValid Driver's License Preferred Qualifications:One year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in landscaping, groundskeeping, park maintenance or tree maintenance work.Hoisting LicensePesticide LicenseSnow plow experience COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Community College students, faculty, and staff are required to be fully vaccinated. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.Additional Information:Position Status: AFSCME union position, full-time, state funded with benefitsHours: 40 hours a week, 7:00am-3:30pm, Monday - FridaySalary: $1,520.68 bi-weekly, ($39,537.68 annually), Grade 11 Step 1Worksite: This position will be primarily assigned to the Brockton Campus but assignments may include all Massasoit sites.Classification Specification: to Apply: August 4, 2022Application Instructions:A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online. Resumes will NOT be considered without an accompanying cover letter.Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Title IX and Compliance Officer, Amee Synnott, 508-588-9100, x1304, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219,, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.To apply, visit -2022 Inc. All rights reserved.Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-93f2ad8b0473c046a41392485557a8ad

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