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College / VP Area: Facilities/Real Estate/Aux Svc
Work type: AFSCME
Location: Newark
Categories: Facilities Management, Full Time

Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 7am - 3:30pm

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Requires mechanical aptitude and the ability to perform required maintenance and manual tasks; requires knowledge of basic plant groupings and plant identifications.
• Requires knowledge of solid waste collection methods and techniques commonly used in the collection of various sizes and shapes of solid waste collection containers.
• Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
• Requires interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and interact with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds.
• Must be customer service oriented with the ability to communicate with customers and peers in a professional manner.
• Must be capable of working independently as well as in a team to complete assigned tasks.
• Must be capable of prioritizing tasks in order to meet the needs of the unit and its customers.

Required Minimum Training and Experience:
• Requires a high school diploma, GED or equivalent. Minimum of one (1) year of experience in landscape maintenance working for a commercial firm or company in an institutional or commercial setting.
• Experience/proficiency maintaining large properties; must possess experience in operation of commercial or industrial size landscape and snow removal equipment.
• Must have experience with horticultural accepted methods of pruning and shrub bed maintenance tasks.

Special Requirements:
• Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license in order to drive University vehicles to and from job sites throughout the entire time they are employed in this classification.
• With or without assistance, must be able to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and job-related materials and/or equipment.
• Ability to accurately discern colors. Required to climb stairs, use ladders.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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