Closing date: March 22, 2013
Position title: Maintenance technician - grounds
Salary: $13 to $14/hr DOE
This position is responsible to perform maintenance of the grounds
ensuring an attractive and safe grounds area/s for the public, faculty
and staff. This position is responsible for up keeping lawns, trees,
shrubs, flowerbeds, athletic fields and other landscaping elements of
Saint Martin’s Abbey and Saint Martin's University. The work in this
position involves the use of large and small equipment, including
tractors, mowers, loaders, trenchers, chainsaws, weed-eaters and other
maintenance equipment. This position performs routine do semi-skilled
grounds construction and maintenance work.(See
- High school diploma or GED.
- Two years prior experience in lawn care and landscaping. Grounds maintenance
training, horticultural and arborist training preferred.
- Pesticide handler training preferred. Must must obtain WADA Pesticide Applicators
License within twelve (12) months of employment.
- Possession of a valid standard Driver’s License with no major violations.
- Successfully pass a criminal background check.
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the
following to human resources (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- Application of employment.
(MS Word Version)
- Cover letter specifying interest and
how their background has prepared them
for this position.
- Current resume.
- Brief statement which highlights how
your work experience and background will
contribute to the Catholic Benedictine
philosophy of education. To better
understand the Catholic, Benedictine
Values in an Educational Environment,"
we are providing a link to a well
written article on the subject:
- If you are contacted for an
interview, we also will require your
authorization to order a background
check before any employment offer can be
finalized. Please print the
background check authorization
form and bring it with you to the
The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal
employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the
mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The
University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or
administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and
loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of
sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide
occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital
status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or
Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the
basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other
inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503
Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of
1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated
the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for
coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact
the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room
3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.