Temporary Facilities Maintenance Worker CL1 (Laborer/Grounds)

Full-time, temporary position, 40 hours per week, 5 days per week. Daily work hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. During winter months, scheduled hours will change to a rotating shift which includes the 3:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. shift. Overtime and callbacks outside scheduled shifts are required based on campus needs. Valid Maine Motor Vehicle Driver's License required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Employee plows and sands with a pick-up truck and 1-ton dump truck; shovels snow in tight areas using hand-held equipment;
Employee operates bobcat;
Uses hand and power tools;
Mows and rakes lawns, lays sod, spreads seed and loam;
Picks up and off-loads materials, furniture and other items on and off campus; performs set-up and tear-down duties for campus events;
Removes litter from campus grounds; directs traffic around and works on construction sites; patches holes in roadways; and performs other general grounds maintenance duties as assigned;
Employee moves furniture and related items during student fall and spring arrival and departure; and
Employee is required to work the Saturday of Commencement each Spring
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
Proven ability to understand, carryout and relay verbal and written instructions.
Experience plowing and sanding using a 1-ton truck required (2-3 years preferred).
Skid Steer experience with joysticks (1-2 years recommended), and experience using grounds power equipment such as power sweepers and weed whackers strongly preferred.
Ability to lift up to 70lbs. regularly and perform other manual and physically demanding tasks as required.
Home phone and reliable transportation required.
The ability to be on campus within 30 minutes of being called back strongly preferred.
Appropriate pre-employment background checks required.
Works effectively and cooperatively with members of Facilities Management staff, UMaine administration, the campus community, and external clients and customers.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position." You will need to create a profile and application; upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications; and provide contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered (please refer to your profile to review any steps that require further action).
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV

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