Laramie County Community College

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Grounds Worker (Part-Time)

Grounds Worker (Part-Time)

ID 
2017-2095
# of Openings 
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Job Location 
US-WY-Cheyenne
Posted Date 
4/28/2017

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Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

This is a part-time, temporary position.

 

Job Summary:

 

Participating in the care and maintenance of the College grounds maintenance program. Clean and assist in servicing vehicles and equipment as needed; prepares vehicle and tools for work assignments daily. Daily maintenance and cleaning of work areas. Watering and pruning of trees and shrubs. Mowing, edging, and trimming of turf and outlying areas. Irrigation repair as needed. Planting and ongoing care of trees, shrubs and flowers. Small construction projects to upgrade areas around campus. Snow removal as needed.

 

Compensation: $10.03/hr. Commensurate with experience. 

 

Screening Date: Position open until filled.

 

Start Date: As soon after screening as practical.

 

Essential Functions

  • Ability to operate hand shovel, broom, weed eater, mower
  • Involved in keeping the grounds clean and free of hazards, trash and tumbleweed abatement
  • Have knowledge of tree and shrub pruning
  • Have some mechanical skills and be willing to learn and assist in basic servicing of equipment
  •  Have basic of knowledge of tree and flower care and some basic recognition of weeds
  •  Follows OSHA and college safety practice regulations and procedures
  •  Provides excellent customer service by utilizing professional and effective language to communicate

Non essential Functions:

  • Ability to operate a truck snow blade, snow blower, and applying salt and/or sand to snow and ice

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
  • Exposure to outdoor weather extremes for extended periods of time
  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged personal computer use which would include keyboard  and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
  • Exposure to hazardous materials, chemicals and fuels/ petroleum products
  • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds to perform essential position functions
  • Will be required to climb ladders maneuver in confined spaces and work with tools/equipment in unconventional positions
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds

 

 

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Related experience such as grounds work including snow removal, equipment operation, maintenance and repair or related outdoor work
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one, and be able to meet college insurance carrier requirements

 

 LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

 

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

 

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