California State University, Long Beach
Job No: 525242
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time
Under general supervision of the Manager of Grounds and Landscape Services or designee and immediate supervision of the Lead Groundsworker, and in accordance with schedules and periodic instructions, this position performs general grounds maintenance work and maintains the grounds in an assigned area of the campus.
- Performs trash pickup and diversions throughout assigned areas on campus.
- Edges and trims ground cover and grass around foundations, sprinkler heads, retaining walls, header boards, using both manually operated and powered equipment.
- Performs landscaping functions; weeding, planting, cultivating, watering, fertilizing, and light pruning of shrubs, hedges, small tree, flowers.
- Use hand lawn mowers and power equipment. Irrigation repair
- Perform other duties as assigned
Horticultural knowledge and experience in plant identification, maintenance methods, planting, trimming, caring for flowers, as well as turf and shrub maintenance. Ability and experience in performing general labor tasks related to landscaping and grounds maintenance work. Ability to work hands on within the trade requirement. Ability and experience in operating motor vehicles and motor driven equipment in the landscape field. Required experience and ability to operate tools and equipment specific to the landscape trade; use and care of tools and equipment. Good oral, verbal, and written interpersonal communication skills. Ability to interact positively with others at the University. Solid work history. Experience working in a university or large public institutional setting.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience
Equivalent to a high school diploma and one (1) year of experience in the care and maintenance of landscaped areas or in general grounds maintenance work, or in related manual labor required.
Licenses / Certificates
CA Driver's License required.
Beach Building Services
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,376 - $5,297 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Full-time temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
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PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.
California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement
California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
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CSU Vaccination Policy
The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to COVID19-Staff-Info@csulb.edu.
Out of State Employment Policy
California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.
As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
Application Closes: Mar 11, 2023 (11:55 PM)
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