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Laborer

GENERAL DUTIES
Under direct supervision, performs common unskilled laboring work requiring physical strength but little skill or training. Moves, lifts and carries items of various weights and sizes. May be required to operate motor vehicles and equipment in connection with the performance of duties. Performs related work.
Moves, lifts and carries heavy objects and materials. May make use of hand or power-driven equipment in the performance of these duties. Mows, prunes, cultivates and maintains lawns, shrubs and trees. Assists in grading, seeding, planting, sodding, cultivation and fertilizing. Operates manual and/or power- driven equipment in the performance of the above tasks.
Assists in the development and exhibition of botanical collection and in the provision of appropriate care for planting lawns.
Regulates the use of campus areas and facilities in accordance with campus rules and regulations.
Makes periodic inspections and performs required maintenance on outdoor equipment, fences, walks, campus grounds, beaches, etc.
Engages in general maintenance and clean-up activities in outdoor areas of the campus and surrounding areas.
Clears debris, snow and ice from walkways, stairs and other byways for safe access.
Rakes and clears leaves from grounds and surrounding areas.
Operates equipment including mowers, leaf blowers, snow blowers, trimmers, tractors, trucks, chain saws, forklifts and related equipment required in the performance of these duties.
Assists skilled craftsmen.
Engages in waste management operations.
Loads and unloads heavy equipment and materials at loading/unloading platforms as well as moving or delivery vans or trucks.
CONTRACT TITLE
Laborer
FLSA
Non-exempt
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Often referred to as "the jewel of the CUNY system," Queens College is an urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body. This picturesque campus consists of 37 buildings and spans more than 80 acres. Reporting directly to the Principal Parks Supervisor, the Laborer is responsible for the maintenance of assigned campus buildings and grounds.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position.
2. There are certain medical and physical requirements for this position.
3. License Requirement - Possession of a Motor Vehicle Drive License valid in the State of New York. For appointment to certain positions, possession of a Class B Commercial Driver License valid in the State of New York may be required. There may be certain age requirements to obtain this license.
The full specification is available on our web site at: http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/ohrm/hros/classification/ccsjobs.html
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
Previous laborer experience working in a large educational or hospital setting
Possession of a CDL license, class B with air brakes OR
Proof of learners permit for CDL Class B license; license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
Previous experience operating heavy equipment such as trucks, back-hoe, tractors, etc.
Previous landscaping and gardening experience
COMPENSATION
$72,036
BENEFITS
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below:
Go to cuny.jobs
In the box under "job title/ keyword", enter "19237"
Click on "Laborer"
Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.
Please note that the candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.
Please use a simple name for the document that you uploaded, for example: JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.
CLOSING DATE
November 9, 2018
JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Support Staff
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
GENERAL DUTIES
Under direct supervision, performs common unskilled laboring work requiring physical strength but little skill or training. Moves, lifts and carries items of various weights and sizes. May be required to operate motor vehicles and equipment in connection with the performance of duties. Performs related work.
Moves, lifts and carries heavy objects and materials. May make use of hand or power-driven equipment in the performance of these duties. Mows, prunes, cultivates and maintains lawns, shrubs and trees. Assists in grading, seeding, planting, sodding, cultivation and fertilizing. Operates manual and/or power- driven equipment in the performance of the above tasks.
Assists in the development and exhibition of botanical collection and in the provision of appropriate care for planting lawns.
Regulates the use of campus areas and facilities in accordance with campus rules and regulations.
Makes periodic inspections and performs required maintenance on outdoor equipment, fences, walks, campus grounds, beaches, etc.
Engages in general maintenance and clean-up activities in outdoor areas of the campus and surrounding areas.
Clears debris, snow and ice from walkways, stairs and other byways for safe access.
Rakes and clears leaves from grounds and surrounding areas.
Operates equipment including mowers, leaf blowers, snow blowers, trimmers, tractors, trucks, chain saws, forklifts and related equipment required in the performance of these duties.
Assists skilled craftsmen.
Engages in waste management operations.
Loads and unloads heavy equipment and materials at loading/unloading platforms as well as moving or delivery vans or trucks.
Job Title: Laborer
Job ID: 19237
Location: Queens College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


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