Civil Service Posting #13-51
October 12, 2012
The following is a current Civil Service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Applicants compete by examination. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application, detailed resume, unofficial transcripts, and licenses/certifications to the Office of Human Resources. Examination appointments are required.
Note: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.
GROUNDS WORKER-UNIVERSITY HOUSING
Description: This position performs work incidental to lawn and planting construction and maintenance, i.e., using appropriate equipment to cultivate, transplant, water and maintain shrubs, trees, and flowers; assists in tree planting and removal; performs as directed, repair and maintenance of secondary roads and parking areas; cleans streets and catch basins; removes furniture and equipment; performs large and small mowing assignments and is responsible for the care and maintenance of assigned equipment and supplies; performs snow removal using appropriate equipment and tools. The Grounds Worker may perform other related tasks in support of the department's mission and goals.
1. Possession of or ability to obtain CDL driver's license.
2. Possession of or ability to obtain Illinois pesticide spraying license.
3. Ability to operate a variety of heavy equipment including bobcat and/or backhoe.
Personal attributes needed to undertake job:
1. Ability to perform general physical activities required by the job, which include but are not limited to, the following: lifting, reaching, climbing stairs and ladders, carrying heavy loads, normal hearing, sight, and speaking abilities, hand-eye coordination, grasping, bending, writing, walking, and driving.
Starting salary: $16.96 per hour
Application deadline: October 26, 2012
Residency: Illinois residency required
Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc (required), detailed resume, unofficial transcripts, and licenses/certifications related to the position to:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Or email your Civil Service application (required), detailed resume, unofficial transcripts, and licenses/certifications related to the position to :
Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.
If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran's preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.
For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.
Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status.
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