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Gardener Job Openings by University of Texas at Austin in Austin

University of Texas at Austin Careers 2020 - University of Texas at Austin is looking for the candidates to fill Gardener that will be placed in Austin.

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Detail of : Gardener Job Opening in Austin

Job Posting Title: Gardener - Hiring Department: Landscape Services - Position Open To: All Applicants - Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40 - FLSA Status: Non-Exempt - Earliest Start Date: Immediately - Position Duration: Expected to Continue - Location: UT MAIN CAMPUS - Job Description: To provide skilled landscaping installation assistance to improve the University campus landscape. - Job Details: General Notes Please visit our website at to learn more about Landscape Services. Please visit our Human Resources (HR) website at to learn more about the total benefits and compensation offered when you join our team at UT Austin. Additional Indirect Compensation for this position (not all-inclusive, please see HR website) Up to 7.5% employer matching contribution to Teacher Retirement System (TRS)
Basic medical package is 100% employer-paid coverage for employee
Optional medical insurance for employee’s dependentsup to 50% employer paid
Optional dental, vision, and term life insurance for employees and dependents
Paid holiday time off each year; state legislature determines the number of holidays
12 days of paid vacation time off per year for new employees (increases with longevity, see HR website)
12 days of paid sick leave per year (see HR website)
Staff Tuition Assistance Program
Access to Recreation & Health Facilities

H ours may vary based on water restrictions, seasonal changes, campus events, and emergencies. May require overtime with minimum notice. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check, passing a WorkSTEPS assessment, and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online. Responsibilities C onstructs and maintains landscape installations according to landscape designs and university standards to include all turf, shrubs, plants, trees, and hardscapes and reports trouble conditions on campus that may be a safety hazard to the university.
S afely operates all types of landscaping equipment to include power mowers, string trimmers, skid steer, backhoe, compact and full sized landscape tractors, and other equipment used in landscape construction and installation.
P romotes Water Conservation through new and existing landscape, turf, plants, trees, and shrubs to maintain the health of the plants, abides by water restrictions as directed, and reports irrigation equipment problems and failures.
C leans, maintains, operates a university vehicle, and maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.
Follows and readily accepts written and oral instructions, maintains work schedule set by the supervisor, and completes routine paperwork to include daily electronic data.
S upervises a crew in the absence of the Sr. Landscape Technician.

Required Qualifications High School graduation or GED. One to two years of experience in the care and installation of plants, flowers, shrubs, trees, lawns, and hardscape. Ability to operate landscape equipment (to include power mowers, string trimmers, skid steer, backhoe, compact and full sized landscape tractors). Experience following basic work instructions. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to pull, push, and lift up to 50 lbs. Capable of working in all types of adverse conditions (weather, dust, noise, heights, fumes). Ability to perform basic computer operations. Stable work history. Punctual and regular attendance. Must have a current driver license. Candidate's Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for the past 36 months must be clear. This includes all states resided in for past 36 months. Candidate must provide out of state MVR(s). Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Preferred Qualifications Some college courses. More than two years of experience in landscape construction and plant knowledge (to include new landscape and hardscape installation) in an institutional or commercial setting. Working knowledge of Texas plant material and hardscape material. Technical training in landscaping or horticulture. Experience using commercial-type landscaping equipment. Trained and/or certified in equipment operation and maintenance. Demonstrates ability to effectively work in a team environment. Experience supervising a small landscape crew. Driving Required This job requires a class "C" operator's driver's license. The applicant selected must provide a current three-year driving record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, a Texas driver's license must be obtained within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Employees who are required to have a CDL are subject to drug and alcohol testing (pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing). Salary Range $28,080 + depending on qualifications Working Conditions Environmental Demands : U niforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)
M ay work in all weather conditions
M ay work in extreme temperatures
M ay work around chemical fumes
M ay work around biohazards
M ay work around chemicals
M ay work around electrical and mechanical hazards

Physical Tasks: Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
Use of manual dexterity
Climbing of stairs
Climbing of ladders
Lifting and moving

Additional Working Conditions: May work in confined spaces, be exposed to loud noises, be exposed to dust/allergens, and lift up to 50 lbs. May twist, grasp, push, pull, and bend. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

Work Shift Monday-Friday, 6:00 am-2:30 pm

Required Materials Resume/CV
3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes. Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above. - Employment Eligibility: Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval. - Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. - Background Checks: A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. - Equal Opportunity Employer: The , as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. - Pay Transparency: The will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. - Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than

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  • All applications are appreciated and will be treated confidentially.
  • Only qualified, short-listed applicants will be invited for furthers process.

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