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NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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Groundskeeper


DATE DUE: 12/18/2017

LOCATION: Operations

EFFECTIVE: To Be Determined               

WORKING HOURS: To Be Determined

PAY RATE: $18.57 - $22.53 hour

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Working knowledge of grounds maintenance activities; working knowledge of the operation of motorized equipment used in the maintenance of lawns and grounds; ability to operate commercial grade motorized equipment used in the grounds maintenance activities; ability to adhere to safety precautions when operating potentially harmful tools and/or equipment; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; willingness to perform routine, sometimes strenuous, manual work; physical endurance; physically able to lift and move at least fifty (50) pounds; physical condition commensurate with demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma AND one (1) year full-time paid experience as a laborer in large-scale grounds maintenance activities which involved operation of automotive type equipment.

NOTE: Education in gardening or landscaping may be used to equate to required experience. One (1) month of education or training is equal to one (1) month of experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

  • Possession of applicable New York State Driver's License at time of appointment & throughout employment.
  • If vacancy is in a Niagara County Department, the applicant must have six (6) months full-time paid experience in plowing snow with a pickup truck.
  • When assigned to apply pesticides, employee must be in possession of a valid certification by the NYS DEC 

Interested candidates should submit a completed Civil Service Application to Catherine Brown, Director of Human Resources by 12/18/2017.

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