Temporary Landscape Services Technician

Special Instructions Summary

We have temporary hourly positions available within our Landscape Services division. These positions are 1st shift. We fill these positions through Manpower (temporary agency) so by applying you understand that we may pass your resume and contact information to them on our behalf.



Department Information

The mission of the IU Bloomington Facility Operations is to operate and maintain a high-quality physical environment to enhance student learning, faculty teaching and research. We serve other non-academic departments, and we support the University's service to the community and citizens of Indiana.

Learn more about Facility Operations by visiting our webpage here.

Job Summary

Mows, trims, and edges turf areas using riding mower, push mower, weed whip, and edger. Mulches, weeds, removes thatch, aerates, and trims and edges around flower beds, walks, pathways, and walls. Prepares planting beds with hand and power tools; integrates soil amendments. Plants bulbs, flowers, ground covers, trees, and shrubs; applies mulch. Prunes trees, shrubs, vines, and hedges; rakes leaves.

Performs snow and ice removal with hand tools and power equipment.

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including general building maintenance duties. Drives University vehicles as needed. Work any shift as needed. 24-hour a day emergency response as needed. Assists with snow removal activities as necessary. Must be available to work during inclement weather (i.e. snow and ice) when weather emergencies dictate that the department is needed to take care of the campus.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and landscape or grounds-related work experience.

Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Knowledge of tools, equipment, techniques and methods of landscaping and maintenance of lawns and formal plantings including pruning techniques, plant identification, and ability to observe unsightly areas. Ability to operate one-ton dump-bed truck. Ability to operate riding and push mowers, power tillers, power edgers, weed whips, blowers, sprayers, large tractors, small tractors, skid steer loaders, RTV or utility vehicles, and basic hand tools. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.

Working Conditions / Demands

Carrying up to 50 pounds multiple times per shift. Use of ladders during shift. Must be able to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Temporary

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Temporary Hourly

Job Family: Temporary Regular

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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