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Grounds And Nursery I

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State Of Colorado Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

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Are you looking for a stable work environment with excellent benefits? Join our team at Colorado School of Mines.

We are located in Golden, Colorado at the gateway of the Rocky Mountains,13 miles west of downtown Denver and 21 miles south of Boulder. Mines has an enrollment of over 5,500 students in undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering and applied science. For more information visit us at: www.mines.edu

In addition to a first-rate place to work, Mines offers a variety of benefits which include:

  • Annual Leave (accured based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)

  • Sick leave accured at 6.66 hours a month

  • 12 paid holidays per year Medical and dental plans

  • State paid life insurance policy Retirement plans

  • Short and Long Term Disability coverage Flexible spending account/HSA

  • Credit Union Membership

  • Tuition reimbursement programs Work life programs

The mission of the Facilities Management Department is to operate and maintain the Mines facilities and grounds in support of the academic, research, and administrative mission, while balancing financial and technical constraints with aesthetic and historical integrity. We are dedicated to the pursuit of stewardship and sustainability in the maintenance and operation of all facilities.

Each employee of the Facilities Management department plays a vital role in the success of the university, through core values of respect, responsiveness, service, safety, collaboration, and compliance, while striving to lead by example and inspire others. Description of Job

This position is responsible for daily maintenance of campus grounds, buildings, athletic fields, student residences and grounds equipment. Duties include but are not limited to: planting, mowing, edging, trimming, pruning, trash and ash urn servicing, snow removal, and clean-up of existing campus turf, landscape areas and athletic fields; monitoring plant and turf grass vigor and identifying insect or disease problems; cleaning grounds areas of trash, debris, leaves, weeds, etc.; emptying trash containers in common areas; cleaning walks, steps, parking areas, drains, curbs and gutters.

Repair, replace or install campus related signage. Position is required to enter work orders into a computerized work order system, use email and perform basic spreadsheet and word processor computer work.

Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator that recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in learning and research. Mines is committed to developing student, faculty, and staff populations with differing perspectives, backgrounds,

talents, and needs and to creating a richer mix of ideas, energizing and enlightening debates, deeper commitments, and a host of educational, research, and service outcomes. As such, Mines values candidates who have experience working in settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

One year of grounds care and maintenance, greenhouse, or plant nursery general labor work experience. This position will interact with internal and external customers daily and must have excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.

Must have effective time management skills in order to prioritize and complete multiple daily assignments. Must have sufficient computer skills to enter work orders into a computerized work order system, use email and perform basic spreadsheet and word processor computer work. Work is performed exclusively outdoors.

Necessary Special Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver license. A copy of your current motor vehicle record (MVR) will be required as a condition of hire.

Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force to complete essential functions of the job which include but are not limited to standing, walking, lifting, pushing, climbing, bending, stooping, reaching, carrying and digging. Must be able to safely operate power equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, etc.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of local turfs, shrubs, ground cover and seasonal color, including growth characteristics and maintenance techniques.

  • General knowledge in operating a variety of equipment and tools.

  • Experience using MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

This position is designated essential services for

purpose of emergency response to campus.

APPEAL RIGHTS:

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.

Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.

A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action:

Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038.

Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information

All state classified employees must be hired and promoted through a comparative analysis process. Applications will be reviewed by a Human Resource Specialist and/or Subject Matter Experts to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.

The selection process will consist of a review of applications against the qualifications and required competencies of this position.

Applications will be reviewed in comparison to all others in the applicant pool in order to identify a top group who will be placed on an eligible list for referral to the hiring manager for interview.

Please be aware that referral for interview will be based solely upon the information you provide on your application. Therefore, it is imperative that you provide extensive detail on your application of your work experience related to this position.

Applicants are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume to their application. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your score or inclusion in the final pool of qualified candidates.

Employment with Mines is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background investigation. Failure to consent to the background investigation or failure to pass the investigation will result in removal of consideration for the position. Examples of pre-employment background checks may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Educational credentials verification

  • Employment history verification

  • Criminal history record

  • Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)

  • Professional licenses and certifications verification (for applicable positions only)

  • Sex offender listing

Every background investigation will include a criminal records history check, including the sex offender registry. All background investigations will be conducted in accordance with Mines policy and the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and its regulations.

Employment in this position is also subject to successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment physical examination which will determine ability to perform the essential functions of the job and successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment drug test. Failure to consent to the physical examination or drug test or failure to meet these conditions of employment will result in removal of consideration for the position.

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) prohibits employers and other entities covered by GINA Title II from requesting or requiring genetic information of an individual or family member of the individual, except as specifically allowed by this law. To comply with this law, we are asking that you not provide any genetic information when responding to this request for medical information. "Genetic information," as defined by GINA, includes an individual's family medical history, the results of an individual's or family member's genetic tests, the fact that an individual or an individual's family member sought or received genetic services, and genetic information of a fetus carried by an individual or an individual's family member or an embryo lawfully held by an individual or family member receiving assistive reproductive services.



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Grounds And Nursery I

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