Job Description

Ornamental/Turf Pest Ctrl Tech

Requisition IDreq10867
Working TitleOrnamental/Turf Pest Ctrl Tech
Position Grade08
Position Summary

UNMFacilities Management (FM) is seeking an experience Ornamental/Turf PestControl to join our FM-Grounds & Landscaping division. The qualifiedcandidate will be under general supervision, develops, implements, and managethe Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program for exterior areas of the campus,including landscape, pest and undesirable plant management control.

FacilitiesManagement is responsible for the care and upkeep of the physical campusenvironment that covers 680 acres of land.

For moreinformation about FM-Grounds & Landscaping visit: https://fm.unm.edu/services/grounds-and-landscaping.html

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must be able to obtain within 6 months of hire the following New Mexico Pesticide License categories: Category 5, 6, 7A, 7B, and 8.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.Certification/LicensureState of New Mexico 3A Pesticide License in Ornamental and Turf Pest Control: Insecticides.State of New Mexico 3B Pesticide License in Ornamental and Turf Pest Control: Herbicides.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
Additional RequirementsPlease include ALL previous relevant work experience on your application (DO NOT limit it to your most recent employers). Also, please ensure you list the minimum licensures required to meet eligibility for the position.
Minimum Qualifications: NM Pesticide License in Ornamental and Turf Pest Control Insecticides (3A); NM Pesticide License in Ornamental and Turf Pest Control Herbicides (3B)
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentFM Grounds (821C0)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$11.25-$16.88 Hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date10/31/2019
Application InstructionsA complete application must include: resume, cover letter, and reference list for three (3) prior supervisors with their contact information.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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