Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Landscape Technician for the Division of Institutional Planning and Operations.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Under limited direction, leads, guides, instructs and trains grounds group leaders, groundsworkers and/or other employees in diversified maintenance, landscaping and grounds duties in the preparation of campus facilities, multipurpose areas of the University and equipment.
May perform any duties of the group
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a high school/vocational school education or equivalent plus three years of landscape work experience, including the operation of heavy equipment and encompassing all aspects of the maintenance, care and installation of landscape or one year college-level agriculture courses plus two years of landscape experience, including the operation of heavy equipment.
Requires a valid driver’s license, two years driving experience and successful completion of the Rutgers Defensive Driving Course.
A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with airbrake endorsement and a NJ Pesticide Applicator License Category 3B must be obtained, at the expense of the employee, within 90 days of employment.
This position requires drug and alcohol testing in accordance with federal law.
Must obtain certification in a recognized landscape technician program within one year of employment.
Must have the ability to read, write and speak English as commensurate with job duties and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Clean driving record.
Posting Number: 19ST4392
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 102924
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.