• Skilled Trades Helper

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/13/2018 6:14 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-43214
    Category
    Service
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    OPS Campus Operation E & O Landscape
    Post End Date
    6/28/2018
  • Overview

    The Skilled Trades Helper will assist skilled workers with landscaping, planning, ordering, and general campus care-taking.

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

     

    Salary: $20,996 ($10.09/hr.)

     

    Responsibilities

    • Maintenance of Grounds and Landscaping: Operating weed eater, lawnmower, gas powered hedgers and trimmers. Operates and maintains landscaping tools and equipment. Performs general clean up and removal of limbs, littler, trash, junk, and general debris. Performs ice and snow removal.
    • Performs landscaping by preparing the grade, shape, and rake solid for construction of new beds, shrubs, trees and transplant shrubs. Pruning trees and shrubs throughout the campus.
    • Performs as a group leader for maintenance worker employees.
    • Performs other duties as assigned, as position is considered essential personnel.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or GED equivalent with one (1) year of experience as a landscape worker.
    • Must have a current, valid Arkansas driver's license
    • Must have proven customer service skills, as this position serves the public, and must be willing to go the extra mile.
    • Ability to follow oral instruction, read and write
    • Must be willing to work Occasional Weekends 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • A minimum of 2 - 5 years’ experience as a Landscape worker and schooling in the trade.

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Continuously
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Continuously
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Continuously
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 51 - 99 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Outdoor Weather Conditions
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Chemical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools

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