Groundskeeper Group I

Aug 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Groundskeeper Group I

Union Level:
Department: Business & Finance
Campus: Stockton
Posting Number: 201301123P
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Number of Months: 12
Work Schedule: Must be available to work weekends and overtime.
Position End Date:
Open Date: 07/28/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions:

Primary Purpose:
Responsible for physical appearance of University grounds by mowing, raking, planting, fertilizing, trimming, or watering. Uses mowers, rakes, or other hand and power tools typically used in gardening.

Essential Functions:
1. Mows, trims, edges and sweeps university lawns and grounds.
2. Waters fields and grounds as directed.
3. Performs tree and shrub maintenance to include planting, trimming and fertilizing.
4. Ensures proper care of equipment, tools and supplies.
5. Collects trash and removes in appropriate containers.
6. Performs minor repair of equipment.
7. Assists with set-up and tear-down of outdoor stages, tarps, tables and chairs.
8. Identifies maintenance or repair needs and reports to appropriate personnel.
9. Assists in special construction projects as required.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of maintenance and operation of grounds equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma
  • Working knowledge of lawn maintenance, and of lawn maintenance equipment use and repair.

    Physical Requirements:
    The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Work is performed primarily outdoors with exposure to various temperatures and weather elements. Exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. Extensive physical activity. Constant bending, walking, standing, lifting up to 100 lbs., pushing or pulling up to 200 lbs. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Repetitive use of hands.

    Union membership required.
    Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.

    Hiring Range: Union guidelines, non-exempt

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    Background Check Statement:
    Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check

    AA/EEO Policy Statement:
    University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.