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Temporary Summer Landscape Workers

Company: James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: March 11, 2023

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Temporary Summer Landscape Workers

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Trades Technician I

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Part Time

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Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime


Business Services


300130 - Landscape AUX

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Position Summary Information

General Information

Come be a part of the JMU community and a valuable member of the Landscaping team!

James Madison University's Facilities Management Department is accepting applications for multiple Temporary Summer Landscape Workers. Work is 20-40 hours per week starting May 15th and going as late as August 18th, 2023. Typical work schedule is Monday - Thursday 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Friday 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., with some flexibility allowed.

Duties and Responsibilities

General landscape duties include weed-eating, watering, weeding, planting, mulching, trimming and possibly turf maintenance.


  • Must be able to work predominately outdoors in extreme weather temperatures and conditions.

  • Must be 15 years of age or older as of the start date.

  • Landscape experience is helpful but not necessary.

    Condition(s) of Employment

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

    E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

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    Open Until Filled


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    EEO Statement

    James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

    We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

    Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

    Reasonable Accommodation Request

    If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or jobs@jmu.edu. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

    Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report

    Notice of Availability - Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on-campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.

    The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically http://www.jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.shtml

    You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.

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    Additional Posting Information

    The names and contact information for three references will be requested as part of the application. After the search committee has reviewed all applications, if the committee is interested in obtaining references, each reference listed will receive an email requesting that they submit a reference through the JobLink system.

    Please make sure all reference email addresses provided on the application are accurate and up to date. Please prioritize professional references from current or former jobs over personal references. If you have limited work history, please include references that can attest to your work ethic, professionalism and dependability.

Keywords: James Madison University, Harrisonburg , Temporary Summer Landscape Workers, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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