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Groundsworker I -Short-term Temporary Hourly Assignment

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  • Incomplete applications packets will not be considered
  • Evidence of minimum qualifications must be established in the online application form.
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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Groundsworker I -Short-term Temporary Hourly Assignment
Position Number: 01628
Posting Date 02/18/2016
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Short-term Temporary Hourly
Rate:
Work Week
Minimum Salary:
Maximum Salary:
Benefits:

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location BC-Main Campus
Basic Function

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of grounds maintenance and gardening duties in the beautification of assigned grounds and landscaped areas.

Education and Experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and one year of related experience AND a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of commumity college students.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Herbicide Applicator Certificate.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment.
  • Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Basic grounds maintenance procedures including mowing, edging, raking and weeding.
  • Methods, equipment and materials used in gardening and grounds keeping work.
  • Cultivating, fertilizing, watering and spraying of flowers, trees and shrubs.
  • Proper methods of applying chemicals used in grounds maintenance.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Proper lifting techniques.

ABILITY TO:

  • Perform general grounds maintenance duties including mowing, edging, watering, weeding, fertilizing, raking and cultivating lawns, flower beds, athletic fields and other landscaped areas.
  • Operate a variety of power and hand tools used in grounds maintenance.
  • Perform routine maintenance on grounds equipment.
  • Apply specialized chemicals to control and eradicate weeds, insects and other pests.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Understand and follow instructions.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
Salary Grade 34
Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
    Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand the above statement.
  2. * How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume/CV