Summer Maintenance Support

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  • PHPL - Facilities-Grounds
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Summer Maintenance Support


    St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Summer Maintenance Support. Perform skilled work in the care and upkeep of the University grounds including, lawns, shrubs, walkways, and drives with a minimum of supervision. Work hours are 6:30 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday.

    Essential Responsibilities Include:

    • Daily trash pick-up and general cleaning of campus.
    • Pruning trees, shrubs, and trimming hedges. Removing dead limbs, trees, and stumps.
    • Raking leaves, mowing grass, edging sidewalks, curbs, etc.
    • Planting, watering, feeding, and fertilizing grass, trees, and foliage.
    • Maintain upkeep of campus roads and parking lots.
    • Minor irrigation and repair
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    For consideration, a minimum of one year of grounds maintenance experience, with a background in landscaping preferred. High school graduate or GED preferred. Knowledge of proper care of trees and shrubs; procedures for maintaining healthy plants; and general landscaping and grounds design. Ability to read English at the level necessary to understand job-related written materials and work orders. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Texas drivers' license and insurable by university carrier. Ability to work in inclement weather conditions. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., climb ladders up to 20 ft., and work off a platform lift or scaffolding. Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements. The successful candidates must complete an employment and/or criminal background check. Verifiable local references required

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    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; For full consideration, please submit all application materials:

    1. A current resume or CV;
    2. A cover letter addressing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position;
    3. A statement on the candidate's ideas, contributions, and goals for advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion while serving in this position; and
    4. The contact information for three professional references.


    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #:J202083

    Posted: 04/30/21

    Available: 05/12/21

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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/2/2021
    Application Due: 7/31/2021
    Work Type: Full Time