Grounds Maint Worker II

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Posting/Functional Title:

Grounds Maintenance Worker II

University Pay Plan Title:

Grounds Maint Worker II


San Marcos


Campus Recreation

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

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Monthly Salary:

$2,100 - $2,398

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Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

Knowledge and demonstrated experience in operating variety of turf and grounds maintenance equipment: reel type mowers, zero turn mowers, push mowers, line trimmers, tractors and paint machines;
Ability to communicate verbally and receive instructions that may require duties to be completed individually or as part of a team;
Ability to trouble shoot, problem solve and make decisions;
Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs. alone;
Ability to perform strenuous physical duties out of doors in various weather conditions, including walking long distances. Ability to work in inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications:

Athletic playing field preparation techniques.
Experience in field/grounds chemical application.
Non-commercial pesticide license.
Skill and experience in field equipment and irrigation maintenance and repair.
Knowledge and skill in mixing procedures for applying chemicals and lawn care products on athletic field.
Ability to read and understand equipment manuals, prepare work logs and records, perform basic math.
Problem solving and decision making.

Job Description:

Sport Fields maintenance is responsible for maintaining attractive and safe NCAA soccer, Sport Clubs & Intramural athletic fields. This includes mowing, trimming, seeding, top dressing, field set-up (chalking, painting and infield dirt work). Policing for recycling and trash and light repair on equipment and irrigation.

Job Duties:

Mow and trim grounds.
Pick up litter.
Fertilize soil.
Conduct chemical weed control.
Maintain and mark fields.
Maintain, service and adjust equipment.
Maintain work logs, mileage, equipment manuals and chemical records.
Perform other duties as assigned.

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Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight):


Open Until Filled:


Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Posting Notices:

Applicant must have a valid Texas Driver's License and be a driver in good standing with less than ten (10) points deducted for driving infractions as determined by the employer driving standards system., Applicant must pass the physical skills assessment relevant to the job posting title requirements.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time