Landscape Assistant, Suffolk County Farm, Yaphank, NY | Cornell University - Military Veterans

at Herc - Upstate New York

, New York

Assist with ground landscaping and maintenance, i.e., lawn mowing and edging, weed whacking, hedge trimming, raking, pruning, digging, planting, light tree work. Required Qualifications: Ability to meet the physical demands of the position. Must have the ability to safely operate landscaping equipment (i.e., lawnmower and hedge trimmer) Ability to work a flexible schedule, inclement weather, weekend and holiday hours, depending on the demands of the position Preferred Qualifications: Experience with landscaping equipment. Responsibilities/Essential Functions: Program Responsibilities: Program Delivery - 90% As delegated by the Landscape Supervisor or Livestock Manager, assist with ground maintenance and clean up. Coordination/Operation - 5% Facilities Support (5%) Assist other staff with farm chores as needed. Professional Improvement - 5% Prepare for and actively participate in staff training and meetings. Participate in staff evaluation processes as instructed. Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned. Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions. Support the Association to maintain a safe living and working environment. Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard. Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified. EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions. Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public. Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences. Aware of and adhered to the established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success. Contribute to the organization's overall success by performing all assigned duties professionally, timely, and accurately. Equal Opportunity Employment Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. POSITION DETAILS: Salary: $14.74 per hour Hour: Temp Casual 0-20 hours per week Benefits: No Benefits Date Position Available: Approximately April 15, 2021 HOW TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained. Applicants need to: Attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. Attach/upload contacts info for three references to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the "Experience" section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the "Drop Files Here" box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted, you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments. External Applicants : (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations), please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance. Internal Applicants : Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance. No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available. The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or via email at cce.recruitment@cornell.edu . Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University. Job Title: Association Tmp Program Level: No Grade - Hourly Pay Rate Type: Hourly Company: Contact Name: Valerie Smith Number of Openings: 2 Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University. Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

, New York

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