Groundskeeper III

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Oct 13, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Groundskeeper III

Job no: 514793
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Student Affairs/Services, Veteran's Preference Eligible
Department:04020000 - SA-RECREATIONAL SPORTS

Classification Title:

Groundskeeper III

Job Description:
  • Responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing athletic field irrigation systems, including, but not limited to, valves, switches, distribution heads, underground piping and electrical timers
  • Assists with the implementation of maintenance programs for activity fields including fertilization, weed control, disease prevention, pest control and other turf issues
  • Perform general landscaping needs for outdoor recreation facilities to include trash collection, mowing, edging, grading, blowing and trimming
  • Operate large vehicles, tractors, mowers, power tools and other specialized maintenance equipment
  • Provide feedback to supervisor regarding the safety and/or condition of programs, equipment and facilities; conduct daily observations and/or use said equipment and facilities; immediately document and address all safety concerns; and operate a state vehicle as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor
Expected Salary:

Commensurate with experience and education.

Pay Range Based on Market:


Lower reference point: $29,232 Midpoint: $33,800 Lower reference point: $40,500

Minimum Requirements:

Completion of ninth grade and two years of relevant experience.

Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in a recognized trade and appropriate experience for a total of five years; or a high school diploma and five years of appropriate experience; appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran's preference. If you are claiming veteran's preference, please upload a copy of your DD-214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

This is a time-limited position.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 12 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 19 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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