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Under general supervision of designated supervisor, lead, assign, and perform work independently or as part of a crew, related to the overall operation of the Grounds and Events department. Responsible for providing excellent customer service, communicating directly and effectively with stakeholders, coordinating equipment, materials, and other resources to meet customer requests. Serve as a department leader and mentor to all Grounds and Events staff.
UNH Facilities is a 24/7/365 operation and this position has responsibilities related to campus safety, emergency response, event support, and wintertime snow operations. Due to the nature of our business, employees may be asked to flex schedules and/or respond to request outside of normal working hours in order to meet the demands of the University. This may include early morning, evenings, weekends and holiday work as needed.
1.High school diploma or equivalent.
2.Valid motor vehicle operators license and DOT medical card.
3.Three years of related experience in all aspects of grounds maintenance and landscaping.
4.New Hampshire Pesticide Applicators License and New Hampshire Landscape Certificate highly desired.
5.Mechanical skill and knowledge of motorized equipment.
6.Knowledge of applicable codes/ordinances.
7.Ability to inspect equipment, determine malfunction and make necessary repairs.
8.Knowledge and ability to use computers, tablets, smart phones, and software systems to perform work duties.
9.Ability to report to work under emergency weather conditions and work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends during emergency and weather events.
10.Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work with exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time.
11.Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary.
12.Solid interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written, to effectively communicate with customers, team members, contractors and supervisors.
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.Quicklink for Posting Percent Time Information (FTE) 1 Grade 10 EEO Statement
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.Institution Information
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshires lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.
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