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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

The University of Chicago Campus - Hyde Park, IL

Campus - Hyde Park, IL
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Groundskeeper/Landscape Services Worker: Transport materials and/or equipment and perform duties consistent with the maintenance of the grounds and campus landscape areas in accordance with University standards and procedures for University buildings or properties.

-Weeds turf areas, ground cover, and flowerbeds.
-Prunes trees and shrubs.
-Mows and trims turf areas, rakes and removes leaves; inspects areas keeps them free of trash and debris.
-Performs landscape renovations such as seeding, sodding, mulch installation, and small tree removal.
-Removes snow from walks, drives, parking lots, steps and building entrances. Applies anti-icing compounds to paved areas.
-Picks up items such as rubbish, furniture or equipment and transports to specified destination for delivery or disposal.
-Works with garbage contractor to complete the removal of garbage and debris from University sites.
-Empties garbage cans throughout campus and disposes of bags at designated University site.
-Operates all mechanized equipment consistent with the maintenance of grounds.
-Drives any and all University supplied vehicles.
-Assists in special events.
-Performs maintenance and repairs to ground sprinklers, boxes, and heads.
-Maintains shop supplied power tools, hand tools, and equipment.
-Helps introduce new employees to shop protocol, procedures and campus applications and equipment.
-Requisitions materials and supplies using in-house procedures as needed. Keeps working area safe and clean.
-Wears and/or uses appropriate safety equipment.
-Uses computers to enter and access job related information.
-Undertakes training related to job duties as deemed necessary by the University.
-Performs related job duties as may be assigned.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing with their request.

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