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Facilities Technician 2 - Grounds

Company: Cincinnati State
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Facilities Technician 2 - GroundsOverview:The Facilities Technician 2 is responsible for maintaining all exterior areas of the Clifton campus,including landscape, irrigation, aesthetics, snow removal, and otherwise, ensuring a high level ofaesthetics for outdoor areas. This position may assist with oversight of work performed by Co-OpStudents, Work Study Students and/or Volunteers.Essential Duties:---Perform routine maintenance, repairs and Best Management Practices to exterior property,including, but not limited to: hardscapes, lighting, irrigation, turf, green infrastructure,snow removal, trash removal and equipment.---Assist with design, installation and maintenance of landscape beds and seasonal floraldisplays.---Ability to perform work orders and other duties assigned in an efficient manner.---Assist other departments with special events, set-ups and emergency situations.---Operate heavy machinery and small engine equipment and provide routine andpreventative maintenance on the same.---Respond to emergency situations concerning building security and integrity as needed.---On-call assignments as required.Minimum Qualification:---At least three (3) years of experience in Landscape or Grounds operations.---Associate degree in Horticulture or relevant discipline.---Ohio Commercial Pesticide license required or within 120 days of employment.---Extensive knowledge of plant material including Turf, Herbaceous, Woody and Nativeflora.---Valid driver's license.---Physical ability to work daily in variable weather conditions and maneuver hilly terrainand stairs.---Ability to operate heavy machinery and small engine equipment.---Ability to lift at least 50 lbs., kneel, climb ladders/stairs and raise arms above head.Preferred Qualifications:---Plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, mechanical repair experience/licensure---Forklift operator and OSHA certificationsDesired Competencies:---Self-motivated team player with an emphasis on customer service for internal andexternal customers.---Ability to communicate in a professional manner with co-workers, faculty, staff, visitorsand students.---Commitment and sensitivity to diversity and inclusion, with the ability to build effective,collaborative relationships within a diverse campus community.---Demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvement.Details:Reports To: Director of Buildings, Maintenance & GroundsCompensation: $23.04 hr.Shift: 1st shiftContract Affiliation: IUOE 2Status: Full-timeClassification: Non- ExemptBenefits: Cincinnati State provides high quality and cost-effective benefits with a variety of optionsMedical Insurance (PPO- employer covers up to 89% of the premium, HDHP- employer covers 100% of the premium)Dental Insurance (employer covers 100% of the premium)Vision InsuranceNO WAITING PERIODS! Medical/Vision/Dental are effective day one of employment!Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Account (employer contributions)Short-Term Disability: Offering 60% of your salary with a max of $500 weekly Life Insurance and AD Insurance (employer paid)Supplemental Life Insurance, Critical Illness and Accident: Optional at employee expensePet Insurance Employee Assistance Plan for employees, spouse and dependents Tuition Waiver for employees, spouse and dependents and Tuition Reimbursement Free parking11 annual paid holidays in addition to generous paid time off options including vacation, sick, personal leave, and winter season days.Employees at Cincinnati State qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Retirement:As a Cincinnati State employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, you will not contribute to the Federal Social Security system. Instead, our employees will contribute to a State Retirement Plan (SERS or STRS) or an Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP): 403B and/or Deferred Compensation Program 457 Plan.Equal Opportunity Employer- Committed to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive WorkEnvironmentCincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions,is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, includingemployment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national orethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities,veteran or marital status.

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