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Grounds & Events Setup Tech

Employer
Stetson University
Location
Gulfport, Florida, United States

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Grounds & Events Setup Tech

Tracking Code893 - 280Job Description

Primary Purpose: Performs landscape maintenance, event setup and takedown and minor facilities maintenance tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates hand and power tools used in grounds and facilities maintenance
  • Mows, trims, weeds, plants new growth and fertilizes all landscape items.
  • Assist in pest control, i.e., snakes, bees, wasps, etc.
  • Assists in the set-up and tear-down of chairs, tables, etc for events
  • Assists in office relocations
  • Assists in irrigation repairs
  • Assists in facilities maintenance repairs
  • Assists in minor electrical repairs and bulb replacement
  • Assists in minor plumbing, electrical, mechanical, carpentry, masonry, sheetrock, texture, plastering, painting and remodeling tasks
  • Promote a clean, safe work environment.
  • Maintains a collaborative work environment and works well with others.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor.
Required Skills

High school diploma or GED preferred, reading and writing ability at ninth-grade level required; supplemented by six (6) months of experience in general grounds and/or general maintenance work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all members of the University community. Grounds keeping and general maintenance experience and knowledge of the operating techniques of various machinery and tools associated with grounds and general maintenance preferred. Must be able to understand and follow through with oral and written instructions, and to work independently. Must be able to lift objects weighing as much as 50 lbs. Requires a valid Florida Class E driver’s license. Works to build an environment that promotes and facilitates the success of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence. Occasional night and weekend work may be required. Subject to on-call status as needed or on-call status/recall in the event of emergencies or natural disasters affecting the College of Law. Proof of completed COVID-19 Vaccination Required.

Grade 2

Job LocationGulfport, Florida, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

Organization

Stetson University is located in DeLand, Fla., with a second campus in Gulfport, Fla. and two satellite centers. Founded in 1883 by Henry A. DeLand as the DeLand Academy and later renamed Stetson University to honor its benefactor, John B. Stetson, the university has a storied history of leadership, values and significance. The university is home to many Florida firsts, including the first collegiate newspaper, the oldest schools of business administration and music, the first college of law and was the state's first private university to integrate.

But our story is about more than the buildings at our campuses and those who helped build them; it's really about our students.

The university is led by President Wendy B. Libby, supported by administrative offices which provide services and resources to students and faculty. Stetson University is home to 73 academic programs in four divisional areas and with undergraduate and graduate studies offered in many areas. The university is accreditedby numerous accrediting agencies, including the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and curriculum is closely aligned with the marketplace to prepare students for life after Stetson. Undergraduate leadership, research, volunteer service and participatory activities flourish at all four of the university's locations.

At Stetson University, graduation isn't the end goal. It's just one stop along the way as students pursue something greater for themselves and the world around them.

At Stetson University, we dare students to be significant.

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