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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 06/08/22

Applications Due12/07/22

Vacancy ID106348

AgencyUniversity at Buffalo

TitleC220088 - Facility Operations Assistant 2 (Grounds) - Campus Operations

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $37507 to $37507 Annually

Employment Type

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6 AM

To 2:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address XXX

City Buffalo


Zip Code14214

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
• One year of practical experience in performing general construction or maintenance tasks.
• Must possess a valid minimum Class B New York State Commercial Driver’s License without an air brake restriction and a tanker endorsement at the time of appointment.
• Must possess one year of verifiable commercial vehicle driving experience.
• Must possess a category 3A New York State pesticide technician license by the time of appointment.
• Must become a fully-certified pesticide applicator within one year of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred candidate would have experience working in a grounds department in an institutional (campus) setting.

Duties Description Position Summary:
You will be responsible for completing the tasks listed below as a Facility Operations Assistant 2 in Facilities Campus Operations at The University at Buffalo:

• Supervise and assist as needed employees in various labor classes to perform work within the Grounds Department.
• In this position the individual may oversee a crew consisting of Motor Vehicle Operators (SG-7), Laborers (SG-6), student employees, part-time staff, and other staff as required.
• Tasks within the department consist, but are not limited to:
• materials recycling
• garbage collection
• street sweeping
• utility parking and storage lots
• equipment operation
• athletic field maintenance
• special events
• moving services
• snow and ice removal
• and other duties as assigned

• Incumbent must be able to:
• supervise
• organize
• schedule and assign work within their team
• provide clear and concise instructions
• train staff
• order materials
• produce detailed and comprehensive written activity reports.

• Candidates must be physically able to withstand medium to heavy lifting involving frequent exposure to all types of weather conditions and must be willing to work overtime.
• Candidate will assist the grounds crew with snow and ice removal and assist with various campus special events and moving jobs as needed.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Departmental Operating Needs:
Candidates must have a working knowledge of the methods and equipment used in grounds care and maintenance work; horticultural maintenance; operation and maintenance of tools, equipment and vehicles used in grounds maintenance.

Candidates must:
• Be able to explain and demonstrate their skills and competency for this position
• Communicate well with other employees
• Possess and have demonstrated positive customer service skills
• Be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions.

Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.

Physical Demands:
Must also be physically able to withstand medium to heavy lifting involving frequent exposure to all types of weather conditions.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name James Scripp

Telephone 716-481-6641


Email Address


Street XXX

City Buffalo

State NY

Zip Code 14214


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