Grounds Technician

Job description

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number: Regular_0091051 Position Title: Grounds Technician Classification Title Facilities Services Groundskeeper Min Salary $29,993 Max Salary $34,492 Salary Type Annually FLSA NE = Non-Exempt Position Type: Position Summary:

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is seeking a Grounds Technician who will be maintain the college grounds. Responsibilities may include mowing; trimming; removing weeds; operating a leaf blower, lawn mower, and other maintenance equipment; picking up trash; applying herbicides and pesticides; monitoring and adjusting irrigation systems; performing routine maintenance on grounds equipment; installing landscaping materials; and maintaining related records. May oversee work activities of assigned workers.

Staff Required Education/Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.), and two (2) years of experience in groundskeeping activities; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Faculty Required Education/Experience Skills:


Desired Education/Experience/Skills: Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: Grounds maintenance principles and practices; Applicable equipment, materials, and tools used in grounds maintenance activities; Applicable herbicides and pesticides; Record-keeping principles; Safe work practices.

Skill in: Maintaining grounds; Operating and maintaining applicable grounds maintenance equipment and tools; Performing manual labor; Applying herbicides and/or pesticides; Maintaining records; Prioritizing and assigning work; Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Department: Grounds Work Hours:


Posting Date: 05/10/2019 Closing Date: 05/31/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants: Duties & Responsibilities

Duty and Responsibility:

1. Prune all trees and shrubs as needed throughout the year.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duty and Responsibility:

2. Mow, weed-eat, and blow off clippings when needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duty and Responsibility:

3. Blow leaves off of walks, patios, drives, and lawn areas as needed.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duty and Responsibility:

4. Assist supervisor with the maintenance of all the storm water ponds.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duty and Responsibility:

5. Assist supervisor with design and installation of all the areas allowed to landscape; over seeding and new seeding.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Website
    • Newspaper Advertisement/Publication
    • North Carolina Community College System Website
    • Inside HigherEd
    • Employee Referral
    • Other
  2. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Ph.D
    • Juris Doctorate (JD)
  3. * What various skills do you have in yard care, landscaping, etc?

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcript 1
  3. Misc




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Posted: 5/11/2019
Application Due: 6/2/2019
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