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Landscape Technician I

Apply now Department: 3670060080 Fac Grounds Maintenance
Job no: 513161
Employment type: Temporary Part-time
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 03A

About This Role:

Join the Facilities Ground Maintenance team as a Temporary Landscape Technician I (3 positions available). You will participate in planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, weed whipping, mowing, pulling and hoeing weeds, raking leaves, picking up trash and debris, cleaning sidewalks, mulching, and snow removal by operating various tools and equipment of the trade. Based on availability from 7-3:30, Monday-Friday

The role of the Grounds Maintenance and Landscape Department is to provide a safe, functional and aesthetically pleasing exterior environment for the students, faculty, and staff of Kansas State University.

Why Join Us:

Our Grounds Maintenance and Landscape Department provides a safe, functional and aesthetically-pleasing exterior environment for the students, faculty, and staff of Kansas State University. The main campus of K-State consists of 250 acres of intensely landscaped area. The Grounds Maintenance Department is responsible for the maintenance and installation of all turfgrass, shrubs, trees and annual flower beds on campus.

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:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • 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.
  • Six months of experience in equipment operation. Some positions may require attainment of a commercial driver’s license.
  • Basic leadership skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online application

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$11.79 - 14.44 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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