Grounds Worker

Jan 19, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Date: 01/17/2018

Date Initial Screening Begins:

Minimum Education/Experience: Experience operating grounds related equipment such as riding lawn mowers, backhoes, forklifts, skid steers, etc. Candidates should be in good physical condition with the ability to perform strenuous manual labor in all weather conditions. Prefer two years experience with a professional landscaping firm, nursery, or a medium to large scale grounds maintenance operation. A pesticide license is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicant: * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Job Duties: Primary duties of this position include, but are not limited to: mowing, blowing, edging, weed eating, weeding, planting, pruning, spraying, and other miscellaneous duties in maintaining turf, shrubs, trees, and flowers. Other grounds-related duties include trash pick up and removal, irrigation installation and maintenance, street and parking lot maintenance, storm drain maintenance and snow/ice removal.

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