Groundskeeper Group I

Job description

Groundskeeper Group I
Union Level: I
Department: Physical Plant
Campus: Sacramento
Posting Number: 201301323P
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Number of Months: 12
Work Schedule: Work performed Friday - Tuesday, 7:00am to 3:30pm
Position End Date:
Open Date: 04/04/2018
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. Use of 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.
Performs tree and shrub maintenance to include planting, trimming and fertilizing.

3. Ensures proper care of equipment, tools and supplies.

4. Collects trash and removes in appropriate containers.

5. Performs minor repair of equipment.

6. Assists with set-up and tear-down of outdoor stages, tarps, tables and chairs.
Identifies maintenance or repair need and reports to appropriate personnel.

7. Assists in special construction projects as required.

8. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of maintenance and operation of grounds equipment

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    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 pounds, pushing or pulling up to 200 pounds. Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Repetitive use of hands.

    Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
    Work performed Friday - Tuesday, 7:00am to 3:30pm.

    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 pass a criminal background check

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/5/2018
    Application Due: 6/4/2018
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