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Groundskeeper

  • St Edwards University
  • $27,470.00 - 38,300.00 / Year *
  • 103 E 5th St
  • Austin, TX 78716
  • Full-Time
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  • PHPL - Facilities-Grounds
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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Groundskeeper

Overview
Perform skilled work in the care and upkeep of the University grounds including sports fields, lawns, shrubs, walkways, and drives with a minimum of supervision. Work hours vary according to the season and temperature.

Responsibilities
Essential:

  • 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.
  • Perform general maintenance duties for all athletic fields.
  • Maintain upkeep of campus roads and parking lots.

Other:

  • Use, handle, store, and dispose of chemicals used in grounds keeping in a safe and proper manner.
  • Perform operator maintenance and cleaning of equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Minor irrigation and repair

Qualifications

  • Minimum of one year 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.
  • Knowledge in the operation of athletic field maintenance equipment including fairway mower, dragmat, and line striping machine.
  • Ability to read English at the level necessary to understand job-related written materials and work orders. Must be at least 21 years of age with 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.
  • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.
  • Verifiable local references required.

Equipment Operated
Mowers, edgers, chainsaws, forklift, dump truck, and tractors with implements.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at applicantpro. comPlease include
resume, cover letter, and three employment references
. No Calls Please.

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 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 stedwards. edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

Sponsorship:

We currently are not offering sponsorship at this time.

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Background Checks:

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

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

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.

Reference# J19010Posted: 1/29/2019Available: Immediately

St Edwards University
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.