Job Description Summary The physical demands of this position range from LIGHT to MEDIUM-HEAVY. This position involves planting and transplanting shrubs, removing and installing sod, watering both cultivated ground and new plantings. Seasonal grounds maintenance including: lawn mowing, trimming, edging, mulching, lining roadways and parking lots, surface trash clean-up, snow removal, and installation of traffic signals, sign posts, barriers, etc. These are completed in accordance with all applicable OSHA regulations and established schedules and procedures at Bentley University.
1. A minimum of 3-5 years groundsperson experience. 2. Must have a general understanding of commercial landscape maintenance practices. 3. Use of motor vehicle required for transportation of tools and equipment for job related duties. Must hold and maintain a valid, unrestricted United States driver's license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley's insurance carrier. May be required to drive a Bentley issued vehicle. 4. Must hold, or acquire within 60 days, a DOT card. 5. Must hold, or acquire within 1 year, a Massachusetts Hoisting License. 6. Snow removal equipment operation experience required. 7. Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position as set forth in this Position Description. 8. Must be able to read, write and interpret documents in the English language, e.g. safety rules, material safety data sheets (MSDS), operating repair, installation and procedure instruction manuals. Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with co-workers and supervisors. 9. Must be available for emergency call-in situations. 10. Properly uses and cares for Bentley tools, radios and equipment.
Safety glasses with side shields, goggles, latex and work gloves, and hearing protection may all be required depending on the job task. Bentley uniforms and safety shoes are required to be worn at all times while working (shoes in compliance with ANSI Z- 41.1). Use of following tools: Tractors, trucks, wheel barrels, mowers, aerators, edgers, weed trimmers, power blowers, snow blowers, ladders, power saws, paint machines, and assorted hand tools, etc.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
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Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.