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Groundskeeper

Company: University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Groundskeeper I (S02580P) Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job

Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details

Posting Number S02580P

Position Title Groundskeeper I (S02580P)

Department Facilities Mgmt_Grounds

Location Arlington

Job Family Facilities/Construction

Position Status Full-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

Open to External and Internal

FLSA

Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Basis Hourly

Benefits Eligible Yes

Job Summary

This position provides routine semi-skilled work in the care and culture of lawns, plants, and flowers and the maintenance of the grounds. Responsibilities include the care and culture of plants, hedges, grass, trees, and general maintenance of grounds.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs a combination, but not necessarily all, of the following duties: Cuts grass, using a hand mover, or power mower. Maintains lawns by planting, cultivating and watering grass. The individual will be required to cultivate, prune, trim, transplant, fertilize and water shrubbery, hedges and trees. Grades and prepares ground for planting, plants and maintains flower beds, removes leaves and rubbish from grounds, watches for pests, diseases, or other deteriorating agents, and cuts weeds and brush. Keeps grounds clean and reports broken or leaking hydrants, and faulty sprinkler system equipment. Cleans, and cares for tools, equipment, materials, and supplies used in grounds keeping. Works in greenhouse and nursery. Assists in maintenance of indoor plants. Assists with other departmental activities when needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Completion of the sixth (6) grade with no additional experience needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to properly care for lawns, shrubs, etc., and pay close attention in operating equipment. Ability to operate tractors, cultivators, edger's, power mowers, pesticide application equipment, and other equipment used in grounds maintenance. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and to others.

Working Conditions

Special Conditions for Eligibility

EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Number of Vacancies 4

Desired Start Date

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

+ * Do you possess the ability to care for lawns, shrubs and pay close attention in operating equipment?

+ Yes

+ No

+ * Do you possess the ability to operate tractors, cultivators, edger's, power mowers, pesticide application equipment, and other equipment used in grounds maintenance?

+ Yes

+ No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

+ Cover/Interest Letter

Optional Documents

Keywords: University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington , Groundskeeper, Other , Arlington, Texas

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