Under immediate supervision, this position performs grounds maintenance and landscape gardening work on all property owned by the University of Denver.
*This posting will serve for multiple openings.
This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.
Lay sod, plant new shrubs, trees, and flowers.
Operates truck, hand cart, dolly, hand truck and other equipment in the moving and setup of equipment on all university properties.
Picks up, collects, removes litter and debris from all ground areas.
Rototills, spades, rakes, weeds, and fertilizes flower-planting beds.
Trims and /or prunes hedges, shrubs, and trees.
Waters lawn and planted areas by hand or sprinkler systems.
Moves various equipment, supplies, and furniture manually or by use of a truck.
Reports complex repair needs to supervisor.
Makes minor repairs to parking lots.
Performs landscape installation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Reasoning Ability: Detailed, but easy to follow procedures.
Daily priorities are established and frequently monitored by supervisor.
Employee responds to situations requiring immediate attention
Must pass a pre-placement Physical.
Please note, some positions require driving. In those cases, a valid driver's license is required.
A high school diploma or GED
One year experience in grounds gardening and/or nursery
Work Schedule will vary
The hourly rate for this position is $16.50.
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate's sex or any other protected status.
The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
This position will remain open until filled, preference will be given to early applicants.
Candidates must apply online through https://www.du.edu/jobs/ to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Please include the following documents with your application:
The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/non-discrimination-statement.
All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history and possibly a Motor Vehicle Record(MVR) background check.