Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 12/05/17
Applications Due: 12/18/17
Vacancy ID: 45879

Position Information

AgencyUniversity at Buffalo

TitleC1700154 - Senior Grounds Worker - Facilities Campus Operations

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $35344 to $35344 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County New York

Street Address xxx


City Buffalo


Zip Code14260

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
•Two years of experience and/or training in grounds maintenance work; or one year as a Grounds Worker.
•Must possess a valid New York State class B driver’s license at the time of application.
•Must possess a valid category 3A New York State Commercial pesticide applicator license at the time of application.

Duties Description Position Summary:
The selected candidate will:
• Supervise, organize, schedule and assign work
• Provide clear and concise instructions, train staff, order material in a timely manner and produce detailed and comprehensive written reports and records.
• Possess the ability to properly and safely use a variety of hand and power tolls, equipment, and vehicles in the performance of grounds maintenance duties.
• Act as a liaison between Facilities and the Athletic Department regarding athletic field care and maintenance
• Have a working knowledge of the methods of athletic field design, layout and striping
• Have knowledge and ability to closely monitor athletic field turf conditions and maintain same using fertilizers, pesticides, irrigation, aeration, top dressing, overseeing, etc. as each season requires.
• Perform moderate to heavy physical labor in all weather conditions for sustained periods of time.
• Have experience coordinating snow removal for a large facility. Incumbent will organize and supervise snow and ice removal tasks including hand shoveling of walkways, and stairs, bus stops, doorways, and handicap access areas and plowing roads, sidewalks and parking lots using trucks, tractors, and other snow removal equipment.
• Be willing to work overtime for snow removal and other seasonal requirements.

At the time of applying for this position, incumbent is required to possess a category 3A New York State Commercial pesticide applicator license, as well as a valid class B New York State Commercial Driver’s license. To receive consideration, candidate must detail their qualifications and submit appropriate documentation with their application.

Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with coworkers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions.

Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.

This position is defined as safety-sensitive, and as such, is subject to alcohol and drug testing under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.

Additional Comments Actual work hours and the number of hours worked per week will be discussed at the time of the interview.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Facilities Human Resources

Telephone 716-645-5277


Email Address


Street xxx

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14260


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