This position is responsible for cleaning the Arboretum and Horticultural Research Center buildings and providing setup and take down of tables, chairs and equipment for group room rentals.
Essential duties of this position require, on a daily basis, pulling and pushing mop, broom and vacuum cleaner; lifting and carrying tables, chairs, garbage bags, boxes of varying weight levels. Some tables weigh 35 pounds each, others weigh as much as 60-65 pounds each, and the garbage bags usually weigh around 50 pounds each. The Building and Grounds worker must be able to perform these job functions without the aid of another person as the Building and Grounds Worker may be working by themself after the building is closed for the day.
****This position is located at the MN Landscape Arboretum in Chaska, MN****
The position requires, on a daily basis, bending down to clean toilets, pick up dirt from floor after sweeping, pick up debris from floor and to lift items that need to be transported from one area to another.
70% - Clean classrooms, Auditorium, Fireplace Room, lobby, offices, restrooms and other public areas in the Arboretum and the Horticultural Research Center buildings. Empty trash, sweep and mop floors, wash windows and fixtures, vacuum carpets, clean restrooms, shovel snow and related jobs. Garbage bags weigh around 50 pounds each.
25% - Set up for room rentals. Set up and take down tables, chairs and other equipment for classes, meetings, rental groups and social functions. Tables weigh between 35 – 65 pounds each.
5% - Lock buildings and patrol grounds before locking gates in the evening .
- Ability to read and write competently in English, follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs to shoulder height and climb 8-foot ladders.
- Must have valid MN Drivers License.
Additional Information: Some tables weigh 35 pounds each, others weigh as much as 60-65 pounds each, and garbage bags usually weigh around 50 pounds each. The B & G worker must be able to perform these job functions without the aid of another person as the B & G Worker may be working by his or herself after the building is closed for the day.
Applications must be submitted online at http://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs.
To be considered for this position search for job id 312830, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.
Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
The University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is a part of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) at the University of Minnesota. The Arboretum is located approximately 30 miles west of the Twin Cities Campus along Hwy 5, just west of the City of Chanhassen. The Arboretum consists of over 1100 acres of trees, shrubs, plants; the Oswald Visitor Center, Snyder Building Education Center, Horticultural Research Center and other facilities, gardens, displays, exhibits and model landscapes.
This position is located at the MN Landscape Arboretum.
As an institution committed to demonstrating excellence through diversity, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences is committed to hiring a diverse faculty and staff, and actively encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Location/Region: Chaska, MN (US)