Maintenance assistant

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Arkansas Government Job
The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for grounds maintenance and general labor activities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Performs grounds maintenance by mowing, edging, weeding, and trimming lawns and bushes, planting trees, and sodding yards. Collects and removes trash from lawn.
Operates light to medium lawn equipment.
Assists with work orders for special events and exhibits.
Inspects tools and equipment. Performs minor equipment and vehicle repairs.
Maintains equipment by oiling, greasing, sharpening blades, and performing other minor repairs and services vehicles which includes: filling with gas, changing oil, tune-ups, and washing.
Assists with minor electrical repairs, remodeling of buildings, and performs minor carpentry duties such as hanging ceilings, replacing walls, and other carpentry duties.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of methods and practices in skilled and unskilled trades.
Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on various types of grounds keeping tools and equipment.
Ability to receive, assign, and coordinate work activities.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
Completion of sufficient education or training to read and write; plus two years of experience/on-the-job training, performing grounds keeping and/or the maintenance of lawn-care equipment.
Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in completing maintenance reports.
Experience in taking care of trees, particularly watering, fertilizing and trimming.
Experience working outdoors in all climates.
Experience in installing irrigation systems.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Hire Date: 5/16/2014
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Arkansas Tech University collects Equal Employment Data through a survey separate from the information collected on the Arkansas State Jobs website. Upon completion of the application, you will receive an email with a link to the survey. This is a voluntary survey and the information will only be used by the Human Resources office for state and federal reporting purposes.
Paper Arkansas Tech University applications are available at the ATU Office of Human Resources located in Bryan Hall 1st Floor, 105 West O Street, Russellville, AR 72801 or the Department of Workforce Services located at 104 S. Rochester, Russellville, AR 72801.
Applications may also be submitted online at the Arkansas Tech University website:
Please apply either at this Arkansas Jobs website OR the Arkansas Tech website. Please do not apply at both websites. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF AN APPLICATION.
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October 9, 2012
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