Available Title(s): 591I-YN_CS_NPS - Grounds & Nursery Services Specialist 1
Business Title: Grounds & Nursery Specialist 1
Employee Type: Classified
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Summary of Duties: Under general supervision, perform a variety of skilled gardening duties to maintain safe, clean, and attractive grounds on the Tri-Cities campus.
High School diploma or equivalent and must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Physical ability to perform the tasks.
Experience with grounds and landscape power equipment, experience pruning and shrub bed maintenance, and tree pruning, trimming, and removal.
Department Name: Facilities and Maintenance
City, State, Zip: Richland, WA
Monthly Salary: $2,591.00 - $3,401.00 USD | Range 30
Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28 OR applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by Friday, June 16, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. The screening of applicants will begin on Tuesday May 30, 2023.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application.
External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application.
Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
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