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BUILDING AND GROUNDS SPECIALIST


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OMJ Job Number/Reference Code: 3646516

Desired Skills/Duties: Job Description Summary: Job ID:5802 Classified - AFSCME - FT(hourly) Performs a variety of administrative and groundskeeping tasks related to coordinating the maintenance activities on University grounds. Duties/Physical Demands: Assigns tasks to student employees; monitors their activities to assist in the enforcement of rules and regulations, ensure compliance with appropriate standards, and to ensure the smooth flow of operations. Monitors the condition of trees and other plants on campus to ensure they are healthy. May operate power tools to trim branches from trees due to damage, health, or other reasons. Performs a variety of technical tasks including repairing catch basins and storm drains, and installing campus signs. May perform a variety of groundskeeping tasks including pruning trees, renovating turf, weeding and mulching, irrigating plants, and snow removal. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics Knowledge of groundskeeping operations Mechanical skills Supervisory skills Working Conditions Physical effort usually requires considerable standing, walking, climbing, and operating equipment. Some lifting of materials weighing up to 70 pounds. Periodic assignment given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations. There may be considerable noise generated by machine operation and some machinery and chemical usage may present an element of personal risk of injury. Minimum Qualifications: Requires six months of training beyond high school and four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. May require pesticide operator's license. May require completion of 100, 200, 300 Series. OEEO Statement: The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations/or disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Miami University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke and tobacco free campuses.

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