UNLV GROUNDS EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada

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THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCED CLOSING DATE BELOW BASED ON VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION.

GROUNDS EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 1
Application deadline is 5:00 p.m. 06/02/2017
Announcement Number 17528
$28,730 PAY GRADE: 23

ROLE of the POSITION

The Grounds Equipment Operator 1 operates a variety of gas and diesel powered equipment used for grounds maintenance and minor construction activities. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. The successful candidate will operate and maintain a variety of gas and diesel equipment used to mow, fertilize, seed, maintain and repair turf and landscape areas; remove weeds and apply herbicides and pesticides; assist with landscaping and grounds projects; sweep and maintain sidewalks, streets and parking areas; perform general landscape duties such as refuse collection, zone clean-up, shrub and planter bed maintenance; pressure wash buildings and surfaces; and maintain tools, equipment and vehicles. Equipment used may include, but is not limited to, dump trucks, riding and push lawn mowers, edgers, line trimmers, blowers, sod cutters, tractors and attachments, pressure washers, motorized spray equipment and street sweepers. Routine equipment maintenance includes lubricating equipment, inspecting and changing belts, checking and adding fluids, changing filters, sharpening blades, and making adjustments and minor repairs to ensure equipment is in proper working condition. It is a requirement of the job to possess and maintain a valid Nevada driver's license.

SCHEDULE: full time (40 hours per week) Monday through Friday, 6:00 am-2:30 pm, (incumbent may be required to work Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday.)

QUALIFICATIONS

One year of work experience which included responsibility for performing semi-skilled grounds maintenance work and operating light equipment and a variety of gas and diesel powered equipment used for grounds maintenance.