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Maintenance Mechanic Sr. (Grounds Equipment)
Staff Position (11502)

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.


Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Mechanic Sr. (Grounds Equipment)


Primary Job Duties: Under general supervision, works independently to perform required routine preventive and emergency maintenance and repair on grounds equipment and campus fountains. Performs minor repairs to grounds activities/construction such as roadways, walkways, and other building surfaces. Ensures operational readiness and safety of equipment as well as maintaining adequate supplies and materials. Performs routine, emergency and project repairs on grounds equipment and activities; including minor electrical malfunctions, plumbing fixtures, pipes and fittings, filters, belts and hoses. May perform grounds maintenance activities, to include but not limited to, trash/debris removal, raking, pruning, mowing, planting and other grounds maintenance activities.


Minimum Qualifications: 4 years related work experience required, 3 years of which must have been in the repair and maintenance of tools and equipment and basic plumbing. Valid Noncommercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license required, with 5 points or less. General knowledge of a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and repair practices and techniques used in the trade areas where assigned; of safety practices and procedures related to the assigned trade areas. Working knowledge and skill in the use of tools and equipment of the trade. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to communicate effectively; to complete logs, work order forms and prepare reports; to make adjustments, repairs and replacements to building fixtures and mechanical equipment; to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment or machinery; to work at heights up to 35 feet; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment.


This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Minimum starting salary is $16.34 per hour. The primary schedule is M-F 7:00am-3:30pm with occasional weekends required. This position is considered essential and will be called upon to provide emergency coverage when necessary.


To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a complete work history. Submission of a cover letter and resume are preferred. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.


REVISED Applications received by July 31, 2017 will receive full consideration; the position is open until filled.


Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.


Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.


Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please click to begin.

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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