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Grounds Worker
STONY BROOK NY 11790
Category: Education
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Job code: lhw-e0-90669038

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Grounds Worker
**Grounds Worker**



**Description**



**Position Summary**



AtStony Brook Medicine, our Grounds Workers are responsible for maintainingthe appearance and condition of grounds, athletics fields, walkways, and roadsat State facilities.



Qualifiedcandidates should demonstrate excellent intrapersonal skills and timemanagement skills. They should have attention to detail and be able towork with all levels of the organization



**Duties of a Grounds Worker may include the following but are notlimited to:**



Maintainsthe appearance and conditions of grounds at State facilities.



+ Cleans grounds by sweeping, raking, shoveling and removing debris, leaves, branches, etc.

+ Clears sites and prepares them for planting by raking, tilling soil, adding mulch and digging.

+ Plants seeds, bushes, trees, etc. using hand or power equipment.

+ Cuts grass using lawnmowers; fertilizes and waters grounds; prunes bushes and trees; removes or transplants bushes or trees.

+ Removes dead trees by cutting and splitting logs using chainsaws, sledge hammers and wedges.

+ Loads trucks with debris, logs, dirt, etc. using hand or power equipment.

+ May construct, repair or paint fences.



Maintains roads, walkways and parking lots at State facilities.



+ Breaks up concrete to repair holes using hand or power equipment.

+ Mixes and applies concrete and asphalt for patches.

+ Removes trash and debris from roads, walkways and parking lots by sweeping and shoveling by hand.

+ Removes snow and ice from walkways by shoveling and operating snow removal equipment.

+ Plows roads and parking lots with trucks and tractors.

+ Mixes salt, sand,and calcium for use on walkways and roads and spreads by hand or power equipment.



Maintains athletic fields and grass fields.



+ Cuts and rakes grass as required.

+ Resods, and repairs damaged areas of fields.

+ Checks the correct operation of water sprinkler systems, and reports deficiencies to higher level staff.

+ Lines and prepares fields for athletic events.



Performs basic maintenance and planting for greenhouses.



+ May be assigned to apply pesticides or fertilizer in accordance with State pesticide application regulations.

+ Cuts glass to replace broken panes and adjusts slipped panes.

+ Cleans, flushes, and repairs gutters and drains.

+ Glazes and paints sashes to preserve, protect, and seal out moisture and cold.

+ Oils ventilating mechanisms.

+ Sterilizes pots in preparation for planting, mixes soils used for planting, and plants and transplants seedlings.

+ Unloads and records supplies used in greenhouse and inventories greenhouse production.

+ Performs basic repairs, as necessary, and refers more involved repair to higher level staff.



Mayperform a variety of manual tasks in support of the building and groundsprogram.



+ Sets up and removes snow fences and markers at fire hydrants and catch basins.

+ Performs routine building maintenance work and minor maintenance on tools and power machines.

+ Loads and unloads trucks and moves furniture.

+ Shovels, digs ditches, and installs signs.



May lead students, inmates, clients, or contract employees in theperformance of grounds and maintenance activities.



**Qualifications**



**Required Qualifications:** **Non-competitive** : must be physically able toperform the tasks of the position and to communicate effectively to obtain andconvey information. *****




* Whenrequired to operate motor vehicles, candidates must possess a valid New YorkState Driver's License appropriate for the type of vehicle operated.




* Asdetermined by the State agency or campus, some positions may be required topossess



appropriatelicense or certification to apply pesticides, herbicides and other treatments.



**Preferred Qualifications:** Previous experienceworking in a hospital setting and/or in the hospital industry. Possessexcellent interpersonal skills, time management skills, have attention todetail and be able to work with all levels of the organization.



**Special Notes:** Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.



All Hospital positions are subject tochanges in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may requirethe wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facialhair.



Theselected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. _Priorto start date,_ the selected candidate must meet the followingrequirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination andobtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services(The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred forexamination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any requiredNew York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure tocomply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start dateand/or revocation of the employment offer.



_The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At StonyBrook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in ourpatients' lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of ourhealth-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. StonyBrook Medicine is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds,we serve as the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center,and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center,Stony Brook Children's Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and StonyBrook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County's onlyLevel 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center,state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designatedBurn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and KidneyTransplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric MultipleSclerosis Center._



StonyBrook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We arecommitted to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. Weencourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women andminorities to apply.



Thisfunction/position has been designated as "essential." This means that when theHospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positionsmay be required to remain at their work location or to report to work toprotect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony BrookUniversity Hospital and related facilities.



Pursuantto Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, ispermitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employmentprovide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history,until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employmentwith compensation. If such information has been requested from you beforesuch time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or viaemail at info@goer.ny.gov .



IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THEUNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THEUNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.



IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OURCRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CANALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT



**Job Field:** Other



**Primary Location:** US-NY-Stony Brook



**Official Job Title:** Grounds Worker



**Department/Hiring Area:** Hospital - Grounds Maintenance



Stony Brook University Hospital



**Schedule:** Full-time



**Pass Days:** Day Shift



**Posting Start Date:** Jun 5, 2018



**Posting End Date:** Jun 19, 2018, 10:59:00 PM



**Salary:** As per civil service guidelines



**Salary Grade:** SG6
**Req ID:** 1801349

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