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Grounds Laborer 1-U Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Job Summary

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Grounds Laborer 1-U

About the Job

Grounds Laborer 1-U                                       

Date: Apr 1, 2021

Location:Cincinnati, OH, US

                Company:                 University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

Under supervision from higher level supervisor, performs routine, grounds maintenance functions and/or general labor on all University of Cincinnati buildings and facilities

Essential Functions

Perform general grounds keeping and/or grounds maintenance worker functions (e.g., mow, trim trees and edge lawns; weed and water lawns and flower beds; trim shrubs and bushes; seed and sod lawns; assist with planting shrubs and plants; under close supervision may apply pesticides to limited areas, etc.).
Keep university grounds clean (e.g., pick up papers and other debris; operates a variety of equipment to clean sidewalks, steps, patios, and parking lots when necessary.)
Perform general labor (outdoor/indoor) when grounds keeping work has been completed. Functions may include, but are not limited to, removal of snow and ice from building walkways and steps, raking leaves, setting up chairs, tables, stages, and platforms and performing general laborer duties such as sweeping, mopping and cleaning floors, cleaning windows and walls, loading and unloading trucks or vehicles, and repairing fences.  Graffiti removal and power washing.
May plant trees, shrubs, and other plants and fertilizes lawns, trees, shrubs, and plants.
May perform general routine maintenance and/or minor repairs of grounds equipment (e.g., clean, paint, oil, sharpen) utilized within assigned work area.
Maintain workspace conditions as prescribed by area.
Upon request, reports to work during various inclement weather conditions and/or emergencies
Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Minimum Requirements

Ability to calculate fractions, decimals and percentages and to read and write common vocabulary; must have current valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Work outside in all-weather condition; work with potentially dangerous equipment and chemicals; exposed to dirt, dust, fumes, noise, and elements.
Must be able to lift 60-100 pounds and be able to demonstrate full range of motion for bending, stooping, and lifting.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

REQ: 63391

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati                                   
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The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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