Groundskeeper II (Cobb County Research Facility)

Job description

DescriptionJob Purpose: Perform general and specialized landscape and grounds maintenance activities to include plantings, chemical applications and equipment maintenance.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers and flower beds by planting, fertilizing, mulching, watering, pruning etc.
  • Transport equipment and personnel via motor vehicle to and from job sites.
  • Perform Lawn & Maintenance Operations to include mowing, line trimming, edging, aeration, fertilization, lime application, etc.
  • Keeps Institute's landscape and grounds free of debris, trash, branches and leaves, remove ice, empty trash receptacles, clean storm drains and ash urns.
  • Apply integrated pest management principles to maintain the Institute's lawn, trees, shrubs, groundcover, and flowers, through cultural practices and chemical use.
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment to include pressure washers, blowers, weed eaters, etc.
  • Complete daily grounds maintenance reports.
  • May provide or assist in training to new employees.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 
Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma/GED or Vocational School Diploma
  • Work Experience: One to two years job related experience
  • Certifications: Valid Driver's License
  • Skills: This job requires working knowledge of grounds maintenance processes and practices including operation and maintenance of related equipment, use of radio communications equipment and operation of a motor vehicle.

QualificationsPreferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: N/A
  • Preferred Work Experience: N/A
  • Preferred Certifications: N/A
  • Preferred Skills: N/A 
Additional Information: The work environment involves physical risks that require following basic safety precautions. This position may be exposed to weather conditions and hazardous materials. This job typically requires lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds.


Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: supervisor and coworkers. This position typically will advise and counsel: Groundskeepers I. This position will supervise: NA.

Job: Facilities
Primary Location: Georgia-Smyrna
Organization: Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Job Posting: Oct 6, 2019, 11:00:00 PM
Schedule: Full-time




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Posted: 10/7/2019
Application Due: 11/11/2019
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