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Kansas State University
Posted: 08/18/2021
Landscape Technician I

Landscape Technician I

Department: 3670085542 Poly Facilities

Job no: 511306

Employment type: Temporary Part-time

Location: Salina, Kansas

Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades, Horticulture

Pay Grade: 03A

About This Role:

K-State Polytechnic seeks a temporary Landscape Technician to assist with maintaining the outdoor areas of the campus. Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Mowing grass

• Mulching flower beds, pulling weeds, pruning and removing trees/shrubs

• Edging sidewalks and driveways

• Picking up trash and debris, as well as emptying trash receptacles

• Sweeping/raking leaves and power-blowing sidewalks

This short-term position is limited to working up to 999 hours within a year starting from the effective date of appointment. The position does not include benefits.

Why Join Us:

K-State Polytechnic is located in Salina, Kansas - a town of approximately 50,000 in close proximity to two major highways, and 65 miles west of K-State's main campus in Manhattan. The Polytechnic Campus is centered around the student experience emphasizing innovative learning, real-world experiences and industry connections. We are a tight-knit family with a small college feel and the resources of a Big 12 university.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

• None

Preferred Qualifications:

• High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

• One (1) year experience in institutional grounds work.

• Knowledge and skilled experience in operating and maintenance of portable and stationary power tools; grounds and lawn equipment.

• Ability to read and understand specific instructions in English.

Other Requirements:

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

• Valid driver's license upon employment.

• Safety training upon employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

• Application

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$11.56 - $16.76 per hour, depending on qualifications

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: Aug 16, 2021

Application Closes: Open until filled

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