Posting ID : A1068457331
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : General Labor
Job Description:The Groundskeeper performs routine work in caring for grounds and public buildings. Work involves caring for and maintaining the appearance of grounds and gardens; maintaining and repairing grounds-keeping tools, supplies, and equipment; and performing various gardening activities. Works as a team-member moving campus property. Builds forms and accomplishes concrete and similar projects. Works under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Functions: Maintains and modifies campus grounds to ensure safety and an orderly, pleasing appearance.. Communicates to facilitate maintenance-related business and promote productive work relationships. Assists with the repairs of sprinkler systems, pesticide application, moving furniture or working in other areas. Uses hand tools, power tools, grounds-keeping and material handling and safety equipment to ensure safety during equipment operation and maintenance
Knowledge Skills Abilities: Knowledge of the planting and care of trees, shrubbery, flowers, and grass; of pesticides and fertilizers, hand and power tools, an sprinkler systems; and of the hazards of and safety precautions necessary in general labor .
Ability to read, understand, and apply operation and repair manuals, safety-related materials, and other written materials as they apply to this position. Ability to safely move materials and equipment with or without the use of mechanical assistance. Skill in the use of groundskeeping hand tools and equipment; in the operation of motorized and gas operated equipment such as mowers, edgers, chain saws, hedge trimmers, self-propelled sweeper/vacuums, and sprinkler systems. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. Knowledge of industrial safety practices.
Initial Screening Criteria:Experience caring for and maintaining the appearance of grounds. Experience maintaining and repairing groundskeeping tools and equipment. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.