The Gardening Specialist is responsible for maintaining an average of 35 acres in a neat, clean, and beautiful manner by performing landscaping duties which include the seven core gardening tasks: litter pick up, weed whip, edge, mow, weed/cultivate, clean up, and check and repair sprinklers. He/she trains, mentors and supervises a student crew who performs the same duties, including snow removal.
1.Safety, Public Relations, Vehicle Maintenance and Inspections
3.Landscape Maintenance: General cleanliness, turf, tree, shrub, and flower maintenance
4.Other Maintenance: Sprinkler and hard surfaces
2 years full-time landscape experience
3+ years full-time landscape experience or combination of Master Gardener Certificate and experience
Employee Class: Staff (Full-Time)
Work Location: Provo Campus
Environment: Frequent exposure to unfavorable conditions such as all-weather, or working in cramped, very dirty, or unpleasant quarters
Physical Exam Required: Y
Physical Exam Details: Mowers; 4-8 hours; Daily; Hearing and eye protection, closed-toe shoes, gloves, sunscreen.
Weed whips, stick edgers; 3-4 hours; Daily; Hearing and eye protection, closed-toe shoes, gloves, sunscreen.
Leaf vacuum; .5-1 hours; Daily; Hearing and eye protection, closed-toe shoes, gloves, sunscreen.
Blowers; 2 hours; Daily; Hearing and eye protection, closed-toe shoes, gloves, sunscreen.
Misc. lifting; 1 hour; Once/Week; Gloves, closed-toe shoes
Shovels, rakes, cultivators; 1 hour; Daily; Gloves, closed-toe shoes
Seasonal flower planting (bending over, kneeling, digging); 6-8 hours; Daily - up to two weeks twice/year; Closed-toe shoes, gloves, sunscreen.
Lifting ice melt
Shoveling snow; 3-18 hours; Daily during snow storms; Warm, layered clothing, coat, hat, gloves, boots, hearing and eye protection, sunscreen.
Desired Start Date: As soon as possible
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled
Pay Level: 48
Approximate Starting Salary: $34,367 - $44,632
Documents Required at time of Application:
Optional: Letter of Recommendation 1, Letter of Recommendation 2
BYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
Brigham Young University