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: 7284
UW Job Family: 71
SOC Code: 37-3011
Pay Grade: 19
Date: November 01, 2008
Assists Manager and Assistant Manager by supervising, planning, and coordinating work of support staff for general landscaping services for the University of Wyoming and operation and location of underground irrigation/water systems, including general repair and equipment maintenance.
Assists Manager and Assistant Manager by providing hiring, training, and supervision of assigned support student seasonal staff; prioritizes and assigns work schedules.
Supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work.
Assists in planning and coordination of landscaping operations for University facilities, including performing inspections to ensure compliance with safety regulations and performance to established landscaping and specific watering standards.
Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all aspects of computerized irrigation central control.
Recommends appropriate disciplinary actions for assigned support staff.
Provides general information to contractors or others requiring location of underground irrigation systems.
Provides project supervision for assigned special projects such as cleanup work following severe weather which damages trees producing unsafe debris areas.
May assist with general equipment maintenance and repairs including welding parts
Operate backhoe and trenching machines to excavate ditches and trenches necessary for installation and repair of irrigation systems.
Provides recommendations for equipment and maintenance needs.
Enters data into computerized record system.
Position is denoted as an essential personnel required to work during University closures, especially for snow and debris removal or on other special assignments.
Contacted after hours for information on location of irrigation waterlines by the Central Energy personnel or other Physical Plant employee serving on call.
May attend technical and management seminars, workshops, and training as directed by supervisor to continue professional development in the area of landscaping services and turf management.
Works with and trains others in safe handling of herbicides and pesticides.
Performs special project work or other work as assigned by supervisor
Indoor/outdoor/office environment. Exposed to dust, airborne particles, vapors, chemicals or other hazards associated with landscaping and snow removal equipment and general landscaping equipment repair work; and work with chemical hazards and hazards associated with herbicide and pesticide equipment and applications.
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.