Gardener
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM

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Position Title:
Gardener

Appointment Type: Definitions

Staff - Regular: Full Time

Working Title (if applicable):
Gardener

Department

PPD Grounds

Salary Grade

04

Salary:
$9.00/hr min to $11.15/hr midpoint

Work Location:
UNM Main Campus (Abq)

Position Summary:
Implements detailed landscape plans. Plants, fertilizes, applies chemicals, waters, weeds, and prunes woody and herbaceous plants. Career Advancement Opportunity: All applicants are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. This position is intended as an internal promotion opportunity. Therefore, regular status UNM employees will be given first consideration. After reviewing applications from UNM employees, the hiring officer may elect to review the entire applicant pool. In order to be considered for Career Advancement, UNM employees must meet the following criteria: 1. Must be a current regular employee working .5 FTE or greater. 2. Cannot be in a probationary/trial period. 3. Should have Meets Expectations or above overall rating on last performance evaluation This is a full-time benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico (UNM) provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. For a more complete explanation of the benefits, Click here. The Physical Plant Department is responsible for the care and upkeep of the physical campus environment. Additionally, the department maintains the University's district energy system providing electricity, steam, chilled water and domestic water through its own distribution systems.

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience: with maintaining and pruning shrubs and flower beds utilizing proper horticultural techniques planting and transplanting shrubs and small trees familiarity with proper application of fertilizers and pesticides ability to organize work schedule and guide others knowledgeable of safe working practices and proper care and use of equipment

Posting Date:
02-12-2013

For Best Consideration:
02-25-2013

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Application type required for this position:
Staff/UNMTemps Employment Application

Additional requirements for this position:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: A valid New Mexico driver's license will be required if a motor vehicle must be operated on the job. This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement. Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check. http://jobdescriptions.unm.edu/jdeweb.cfm?action=viewSpecific&POSN_CLASS_CODE=W1002&STATUS=16

Required Applicant Documents:
Optional Applicant Documents:
Resume Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please list three supervisory references and their contact numbers on your application. Please include all previous relevant work experience on your application. (Do not limit it to only your most recent experience).

Position Type:
Staff

Appointment End Date

Posting Type:
Competitive

Position Class URL:
Click here to view additional position details

Posting Department Website:
http://iss.unm.edu/ppd/

Institutional Commitment:
University of New Mexico is committed to promoting and supporting the diversity of our campuses. UNM is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Exempt/Non-Exempt

Non-Exempt

Quicklink for Posting:
unmjobs.unm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=71412

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