Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Utility Worker 2 to perform skilled work in the maintenance of institution grounds, landscapes, athletic fields and/or nursery or greenhouse. This position will also perform semi-skilled work in maintaining or repairing grounds, buildings, facilities and equipment. This position reports to the Buildings & Grounds Supervisor.
This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by May 23, 2022 @ 11:59 PM Pacific Time.
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Apply pesticides and herbicides to greenery, plant material and landscape;
Follow the label on all pesticide/ herbicide applications;
Keep accurate and timely record of all pesticide/herbicide applications;
Perform all types of ground maintenance; prepare soil for planting; plant seeds, bulbs, plants, trees and shrubs; perform all duties related to creation and maintenance of lawns; transplant all types of nursery stock; rake and remove leaves; pull, hoe and control weeds; prune, spray and fertilize trees, shrubs and ground covers;
May assist with direction of Department of Corrections work crew;
Operate motorized equipment including trucks, forklifts, small tractors, large mowers and other related equipment;
May run sprinkler system from computer; may assist with computer set up;
May assist heavy equipment operators;
Perform semi-skilled maintenance work on buildings, fixtures, grounds, fences, walkways and driveways; install and repair sprinkler system for buildings and sports fields; repair parking lots and sidewalks; clean roofs, gutters and grounds;
Clean, maintain and repair tools and equipment;
Operate power tools and equipment, including gas engine driven equipment for landscaping, snow removal and construction/parking lot maintenance;
Perform snow removal operations including shoveling, plowing, applying ice melt and distributing traction sand;
Load and unload trucks and move furniture, equipment, supplies and materials; assemble new furniture;
Change filters in HVAC equipment and assist with data and electrical installations;
Maintain a safe and organized work environment at all times;
Perform the duties of a Utility Worker 1; and
Perform other duties as assigned, including support of central services, as needed.
To view a complete position description and/or apply, please visit our website at www.columbiabasin.edu/jobs. CBC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Protected groups are encouraged to apply.
High School Diploma or equivalent;
Two (2) years of experience performing manual work in maintenance, repair, remodeling, construction of buildings, facilities, utility and sewer systems, equipment and/or grounds;
Current Washington State Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator License (Public Operator) or attainable within six (6) months of hire; and
Valid U.S. driver's license or ability to obtain one before date of hire.
Columbia Basin College (CBC) serves the citizens of Benton and Franklin counties in Washington state with two-year associate degrees for transfer to a four-year university, and applied degrees for workforce employment. CBC also provides one-year certificates and basic skills for those pursuing a GED or high school diploma. CBC serves approximately 7,000-8,000 students each quarter.Columbia Basin College now offers bachelor degrees in Nursing, Project Management, Applied Management, Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Dental Hygiene. These bachelor degrees are in direct response to the needs of our community. As a result of community needs, Columbia Basin College has recently opened our new state of the art Social Sciences and World Languages Center at the Pasco campus.In July 2017, CBC will open its second, four-story Health Science Center in Richland. In addition to training CBC healthcare professionals, the Wortman Medical Science Center will also be a functional medical clinic as part of Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s family medicine residency program.CBC will open a student housing facility in September. This first phase will house 125 students.Columbia Basin Co...llege continues its rich tradition of meeting our community's needs with a dynamic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body from all walks of life.