WorkSource Oregon P01805CT - Grounds Maintenance Worker 2 in CORVALLIS, Oregon
Minimum Qualifications Pesticide applicator's license may be required based on position duties; AND Two years experience as a grounds keeper which included plant care; OR An Associate's degree in Landscape Technology or Horticulture; OR Completion of a Landscape Certification program or license in a horticultural specialty. Additional Required Qualifications ' Pesticide applicator's license; AND ' Two years of experience as a grounds keeper which included plant care; OR ' An Associate's degree in Landscape Technology or Horticulture; OR ' Completion of a Landscape Certification program or license in a horticultural specialty. Position Duties 40% Grounds Maintenance Mows and edges lawns and fields with use of push and riding lawnmowers, tractors, and power edgers. Leaf blowing and removal. Plants, transplants, fertilizes, and waters lawns, shrubs, bedding plants, ground cover, and trees. Cuts, trims, and prunes trees, shrubs, bedding plants, and ground cover. Eradicates and prevents weeds using both manual and mechanical methods. Calibrates, mixes and applies pesticides and herbicides according to manufacturer's instructions and season requirements. Ice and snow removal during inclement weather. Ensure gutters and roofs are free of debris. Ensure grounds are clean and free of debris. Ensure sidewalks, driveways and entryways are in safe working order. 35% Landscape and Irrigation Design Works with Landscape Coordinator to plan landscape work and implement designs, providing feedback on designs and provide on-site direction to student and seasonal staff. Includes paver design, layout, and installation, as well as stone wall building. Works with Landscape Coordinator to design and install new irrigation systems, as well as repair and upgrade existing systems. 5% Equipment Maintenance Performs routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs on equipment including: tractor, backhoe, riding lawnmower, dump truck, powered pesticide sprayer, 21" lawnmower, hard edger, gas pruning shears, line trimmer, chainsaw, backpack pesticide sprayer, shovels, rakes, and hand tools. 15% Lead Responsibilities 5% Pest Management See posting for complete list of duties and qualifications. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.