Part-Time Maintenance Worker Area Landscape
Penn State University
- University Park Campus
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
- Job Number:
- Work Unit:
- Office of the Physical Plant - PM
- Buildings & Grounds
Plant, transplant, weed, spray, cultivate, fertilize and apply herbicides to flowers, trees, and shrubs; remove broken or dead branches from trees or shrubs, and remove flowers as directed. Remove brush, paper, spoil and rubbish from walks, roads, curbs, parking lots, lawns and other University property on a daily basis. Remove leaves, grass clippings and cinders from walks, steps, roads, curbs, parking lots, lawns and other University property. Trim and/or remove vines from buildings as required. Remove snow and ice from handicap ramps, steps, walks, roads, parking lots and shrubbery; cinder and salt roadways, walks, handicap ramps, steps and parking lots, using hand spreaders, pick-up trucks, etc. Remove paint and other materials defacing the exterior of University property as required. Paint benches, fences, guardrails, sign posts, fire hydrants, refuse containers, traffic lines, etc. Cut, trim, fertilize, spray, aerify, roll, seed, re-seed, rake and water lawns, including athletic areas. Operate trucks, tractors, power mowers, sprayers, compressors, spreaders, power sweepers, pneumatic hammer, chain saw and other landscape equipment. Clean, oil, grease, refuel and inspect water level, fuel level, anti-freeze and air pressure of tires on equipment. Perform minor repairs and preventive maintenance to equipment such as changing filters, adjusting belts, etc. Erect and repair walkway posts and chains. Assist in erecting or removing various types of fences, posts, traffic and directory signs. Assist in laying asphalt patching materials. Maintain assigned zone landscape storage facility and assigned tools in a neat, clean and orderly condition. Report general conditions and problems in assigned zone to group leader or supervisor as instructed. Report unusual job conditions to group leader or supervisor. Job Requirements: Requires the use of simple writing, adding, subtracting, whole numbers and the carrying out of instructions; and the use of fixed gauges and direct reading instruments and devices in which interpretation is not required.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.