University of Wisconsin Madison GROUNDS CREW LEAD in Madison, Wisconsin
GROUNDS CREW LEAD
Job no: 100151-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:FP&M PP SERVICES GROUND
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Geology/Cartography, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences, Research, Scientific, Other
Position Vacancy ID:
GROUNDS CREW LEAD
GROUNDS CREW LEAD(90170)
A717080-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/FP&M PP SERVICES GROUND
This is an Ongoing appointment
This lead worker position is responsible for guiding and directing the activities of permanently assigned and temporary employees. The scope of duties includes, but is not limited to, the following activities:
Perform and oversee tree and shrubbery maintenance
Assist with the layout of planting sites
Oversee various and diverse landscape projects
Establish and maintain a woody plant holding including nursery area
Assist in locating and selecting planting stock and related landscape materials
Record and maintain inventories of tools and chemicals
Research and evaluate new products and equipment
Provide basic training for temporary employees and entry level permanent help.
Work is performed under general supervision of the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor.
The University of Wisconsin Madison, Physical Plant, is committed to the highest standard of customer relation's principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain within six months or prior to passing probation, a Commercial Driver's License with air brake and tank endorsement(s), which meets the UW Risk Management Standards, and maintain ability to drive State of Wisconsin vehicles.
Must possess, or have the ability to obtain a commercial pesticide applicator license for ornamental and turf pest control.
7:00 am - 3:30 pm, with a 30 min unpaid lunch break, Monday - Friday.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to Applicants:
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Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $15.83 an hour.
Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.
In your cover letter please describe the following, along with the responsibilities related to the areas identified (e.g management, supervisor, leadworker, or project team Lead):
Your experience with snow removal, and working outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
Your experience with plant care. (i.e. removals, planting, maintaining, chemical treatment) Please include professional or personal experience.
Your experience with motorized equipment and handtools.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department
Advertised: 17 Oct 2016 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 02 Nov 2016 Central Daylight Time