Groundskeeper Lead Colleges, Housing and Educational Services
JOB #: 1908949
Full Time; Career - Starting Salary: $20.20/hourly
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization of the Business and Administrative Services division at UC Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services and facilities, employee housing and capital planning, business and financial analysis, dining services, conference services, early education services, and the Bay Tree Bookstore and ID card services. Through these units educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
The Facilities unit of CHES provides comprehensive facilities support to over 9,500 student residents in ten colleges and six associated residential communities, as well as seven Dining facilities. The department maintains 186 buildings of 2 million square feet. Facilities employs 45 represented and non-represented career staff and over 100 student staff positions, and manages an annual budget of approximately $9 million.
The mission of the Facilities unit is to plan for, develop and maintain a comfortable and safe physical environment for residents, and cost effectively maintain Housing and Dining facilities.
Family Student Housing, (FSH) provides on campus residential housing for graduate and undergraduate students with families in 199 apartments on 22 acres. The resident population is 550 students, spouses, and children, 13 staff, five residential staff and 10-20 students. FSH provides educational programs, personal advising, intellectual, cultural and community building activities and programs and residential services.
Under the supervision of the Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent maintains the grounds and provides supervision and scheduling of student crews. The incumbent serves as a back up in the absence of the Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor and works as a team with the Groundskeeper and other staff in performing routine grounds maintenance tasks, assisting in special projects and assisting with the on-going development of the grounds Landscape Master Plan. The incumbent reports directly to the Family Student Housing Senior Building Maintenance Supervisor.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Substantial experience in ground maintenance, landscape development and planning.
Demonstrated experience in the installation and maintenance of irrigation systems, with a knowledge of older and current irrigation hardware and materials.
Experienced in simple carpentry work.
Experience and knowledge of the design and construction of complete irrigation systems.
Knowledge, ability and experience with mechanical, electrical and plumbing machinery, including electronic fault and pipe locators, power pipe threaders, multi-testers, power saws, generators, compressors, etc.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-04-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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