Russell Sage College Landscape Crew Coordinator in Troy, New York
Landscape Crew Coordinator
Posted:Jun 28, 2021
Closes:Open Until Filled
About Russell Sage College:
Russell Sage College is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,600 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Russell Sage College serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. Russell Sage College also offers online programs.
Oversees landscaping, mowing, weeding and overall appearance of the grounds; Maintains grass, shrubbery, flower beds and trees through weeding, cutting, pruning, planting, fertilizing and spraying; Creates and implements landscaping plans within the allocated budget; Ensures that grounds and property perimeters are neat, clean and free from trash ; Completes special projects as assigned; Works with specialized maintenance-ground personnel to maintain college landscaping; Other responsibilities as assigned by the Crew Coordinator or Senior Director of Facilities and Planning
The anticipated schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 7:00AM to 3:30PM
Mows, fertilizes and waters lawns, shrubs and trees and spreads mulch as required
Weeds, prunes, trims and generally maintain gardens/flower beds, shrubs and trees and the surrounding perimeter of the college campus.
Plants and maintains flower beds
Maintains the pond(s) by filling and emptying, chlorinating and maintaining filtration system
Plans, organizes and oversees landscaping projects
Snow removal using shovels and/or equipment as assigned: on-call 24 hours. Operates snow blower, tractor for blowing, bucket loader and truck mounted salter and sander
Decorates campuses for holiday seasons.
Performs all work assigned in accordance with applicable safety precautions/procedures
Communicates with Public Safety and Staff via 2-way radio communication
Receives, completes, and submits all work order processing documentation accurately and on time
Works on other facilities projects when work cannot be performed outside.
All other general maintenance duties as assigned
Degree or certification in landscaping or grounds management and five years of experience
Experience designing/installing hardscaping
Experience managing irrigation systems
Must be able to lift and carry objects up to 51 lbs without assistance
Must be able to work from heights, including mechanical lifting devices
Must be able to read/follow instructions/safety rules, write sentences, and communicate verbally
Must be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide
Must be able to walk, stoop, bend, crouch, sit, kneel, climb and crawl
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
Must be available for emergency call-ins
Valid NYS driver's license required
Russell Sage College will not discriminate in the recruitment or selection of faculty and employees, or in any other area of employment, on the basis of age, sex, race, national origin, religion, religious belief, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and veteran status. In this regard, opportunities for advancement will be made available without bias. The College is also subject to state and federal laws, supports efforts to attract and retain fully qualified women and other minority group members for faculty and other positions. Russell Sage College will comply with the letter and intent of all State and Federal laws and applicable orders pursuant to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
No phone calls please.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
Reports to: Senior Director of Facilities and Planning
Employee benefit information can be found on theEmployment Opportunities (https://www.sage.edu/about/work-at-russell-sage/) page and then also on theEmployee Benefits (https://www.sage.edu/about/offices-centers/human-resources/employment-benefits/) page.
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