OPS Groundskeeper - Part Time (5 vacancies)

Job description

Job ID: 42966

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Apply On Or Before: 02/13/2018




Performs general groundskeeping maintenance tasks on University properties and within zones as assigned.
This position may perform the following groundskeeping maintenance tasks on University properties: mowing, edging, raking, power blowing, weed eating, pulling weeds and applies related chemical applications, removal of litter and debris from assigned areas, pest control, pruning, fertilizing, and watering plants.
Performs other miscellaneous tasks including, but not limited to: transplanting plant materials, plant installation for minor landscape renovations, soil excavation and removal.
Ensures that all manual and power equipment is proper working condition and reports maintenance problems to the supervisor. Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor or higher authority.


Completion of ninth grade.
Ability to meet physical requirements of positions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in landscaping and groundskeeping work.
Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.
Knowledge of landscaping and groundskeeping techniques.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.


Part time, 25 hours per week.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf





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Posted: 6/15/2018
Application Due: 6/21/2018
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