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LogoPosting NumberSTA00559PO20Classification TitleBuilding/Grounds Specialist IIInternal TitleGroundskeeperCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionDivision of Administration and FinanceDepartmentDAF Facilities LandscapingBand 2Advertised Minimum Salary $20,498Advertised Salary Range20,498 - 26,497Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

7:00 – 3:30 pm

Type of Staff PositionFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryTrades/MaintenanceBenefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

Performs landscaping duties to include but not limited to planting, tilling, soil preparation, watering, pruning, fertilizing, weeding, communicating need for pest control, irrigation, or any other problematic issues, operating gas-powered and manual equipment including edgers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, blowers, vacuums, mowers, spreaders, rakes, shovels, and hoes, egressing all hardscapes surrounding assigned buildings including but not limited to parking lots, drives, walks, stairwells, and collecting and removing refuse and litter while adhering to University and department policies and procedures, applicable standards for the specific type of work, safety codes, and OSHA regulations, and using applicable equipment and appropriate supplies in order to maintain a safe, clean, and attractive environment, and keep up the property value.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 1 year related experience or equivalency.

Driver’s License required.

Preferred QualificationsKnowledge/Skills/Abilities

Experience with landscape maintenance equipment. Ability to use initiative and be proactive in discharging duties.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date10/31/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date09/18/2020Job Close Date11/30/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by November 30, 2020

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a high school diploma and 1 year related experience or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Supporting Documents
  3. Resume




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Posted: 10/16/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
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