This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 5263
UW Job Family: 51
SOC Code: 37-1012
Pay Grade: 21
Date: July 01, 2006
Assists in the supervision and operations of the Landscaping area within the Physical Plant department; participates in performing service operations.
Assist in planning and scheduling work assignments; train, supervise and advise support staff in work methods and procedures.
Supervise or perform turf, tree, shrubs and flower care including planting, transplanting, mowing, watering, fertilizing, laying, stripping and preparation of sod, sweeping, power raking, spraying herbicides and pesticides, and checking for insects, fungus, dead, and diseased areas; prune, trim, remove, plant, transplant, spray and fertilize; check for disease, fungus, insects, dead and broken tree or shrubbery branches.
Supervise or perform special projects including spring and fall campus cleanup including raking and sweeping leaves, gravel, power raking, vacuuming turf, and raking and cleaning under trees and shrubs; transplanting trees, shrubs and flowers; prepare flower arrangements for special events; maintain irrigation systems.
Maintain environmental and temperature greenhouse control: sterilize and mix soil.
Inspect departmental work and report status of projects and quality of work performed.
Assist in preparing job cost estimates to determine labor hours and materials required.
Prepare recommendations for repairs and purchases of equipment and supplies, and recommend part-time salaries.
Maintain the inventory including making equipment repairs and ordering equipment, supplies, sprinklers, sprinkler parts, automatic valves, hoses, sod, tools, trees and shrubs, as directed.
Read and interpret drawings, specifications and sketches to determine equipment, labor and materials required and appropriate methods of installation.
Maintain safe work area to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Plant, water, transplant and repot flowers.
Act as Manager in their absence and as requested.
May perform welding on equipment.
Assist campus department with snow removal.
Keep abreast of current technology and materials within associated field.
Shop and in/out door environment; exposed to hazards associated with power and hand tools, dust, fumes, high pressure steam, high temperatures and confined spaces; regularly subject to external environmental conditions such as cold, heat, dust, snow or fumes from equipment or chemicals.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.