• Grounds Technician

    Posted: 08/14/2023

    The UAF Facilities team is recruiting for a Grounds Technician. Apply today and join a great team!

    Duties:

    -Provide campus beautification and safety, by caring for ornamental trees and shrubs, production and care of annual and perennial flowers, snow removal and sanding, and a full range of other landscaping maintenance tasks. - Install and maintain landscapes. - Operate push mowers, riding mowers, weed whackers, water truck and snow removal equipment. -Assist in the training of temporary workers. - Performs laboring or other semi-skilled duties including digging, building, installation and assisting tradesman when directed. - Ability to work Night Shift - Removal of snow and ice in heavy ADA traffic areas. Litter pickup, emptying/servicing trash cans, operate backpack blowers, shoveling walkways, stairs, and handicap ramps, cleaning railings, removing snow and ice from walking and driving surfaces. Operating push trucks, sand truck, small loaders, small and large snow removal equipment such as skid steers and front-end loaders. - Safe and proper operation of construction equipment with manual transmission e.g., tractors, dozers, loaders, forklifts, pto driven mowers. - Have a basic working knowledge of hydraulic systems operation and repair. - Ability to use and interpret technical shop and manufacture reference books and manuals. - Complete written reports, e.g., time sheets, crop records, work orders, maintenance and equipment records. *Follow and apply written and oral directions. *Follow and apply approved safety procedures, e.g., manufactures safety instructions, MSDS guidelines.

    Required education or training: 

    May possess journeyman level certification. Requires apprentice level or other equivalent certification appropriate to the specific trade; with a minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    A valid Drivers License and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria

    To apply, submit your application through the UA Careers site, JOB NUMBER: 525505.

    UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination