maintenance assistant - 2 Positions

 

POSITION:             Part time; Starting salary $11.10/hourly

LOCATION:            FAMA - Landscape and Grounds, Russellville, AR

DEADLINE:             August 15, 2020

HIRE DATE:             Beginning in August - December or as needed

SUMMARY:


The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor
activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Performs grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding, and trimming lawns and
bushes, planting trees, and sodding yards. Collects and removes trash from lawn.
Operates light to medium lawn equipment.
Assists with work orders for special events and exhibits.
Inspects tools and equipment. Performs minor equipment and vehicle repairs.
Maintains equipment by oiling, greasing, sharpening blades, and performing other minor
repairs and services vehicles which includes: filling with gas, changing oil, tune-ups, and
washing.
Assists with minor electrical repairs, remodeling of buildings, and performs minor carpentry
duties such as hanging ceilings, replacing walls, and other carpentry duties.
Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIAL JOB DIMENSIONS:

Operating, lifting and carrying a variety of lawn equipment, lifting and carrying cumbersome
items, and working in varied weather conditions is required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of methods and practices in skilled and unskilled trades.
Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on various types of grounds keeping
tools and equipment.
Ability to receive, assign, and coordinate work activities.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Completion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus two years of experience/on-the-job training in grounds keeping activities and/or the maintenance of lawn-care equipment.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IT IS THE POLICY OF THIS UNIVERSITY NOT TO DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGION, AGE OR DISABILITY IN EMPLOYMENT OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICE.