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Grounds Maintenance Worker II

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San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Grounds Maintenance Worker II


Job Number: 2018358

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience in operating variety of turf and grounds maintenance equipment, riding, zero turn and push mowers, line trimmers, tractors, and paint machines;
Ability to communicate verbally and receive instructions that may require duties to be completed individually or as part of a team;
Ability to trouble shoot, problem solve and make decisions;
Ability to read and understand equipment manuals, prepare work logs and records, perform basic math;
Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs, alone.
Ability to perform strenuous physical duties out of doors in various weather conditions, including walking long distances. Ability to work in inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications
Athletic playing field preparation techniques.
Experience in field/grounds chemical application. Non-commercial pesticide license preferred
Skill and experience in field equipment and irrigation maintenance and repair.
Knowledge and skill in mixing procedures for applying chemicals and lawn care products on athletic field
Problem solving and decision making

Job Description
Responsible for providing attractive, safe, and well maintained grounds and sport fields.

Job Duties
Mow and trim grounds.
Pick up litter.
Fertilize soil.
Conduct chemical weed control.
Maintain and mark fields.
Prepare field for games.
Maintain, service and adjust equipment.
Maintain work logs, mileage and equipment manuals and chemical records.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information to Applicants
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Must have a valid Texas driver's license and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the Texas State University driving standards system. A driving record check will be performed on the selected applicant.

Posting NoticesApplicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements.
Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

  • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
  • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
  • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
  • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
  • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
  • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions


    By joining our Texas State Bobcat community, you'll also work on one of the most beautiful campuses in Texas, with teams that value teamwork.

    For full application instructions and position description, visit https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/22427






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