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Groundskeeper

Apply now Job no: 493025
Categories: Staff
Department: Physical Plant Grounds

Davidson College seeks to fill a full time groundskeeper position working 40 hours per week.  We currently have two immediate vacancies. The purpose of this position is to perform general grounds maintenance involving the operation of motorized equipment and a variety of hand tools. During the academic year this position is assigned rotating weekend duty approximately every ten weeks.

The specific duties include:

  • Maintain campus grounds and other college property including mowing, weed trimming, and edging. Operate riding mowers, tillers, blowers and other equipment as needed.
  • Plant, water, mulch, trees and shrubs. Prune hedges and perform other maintenance of lawns and shrubs. Remove paper, debris, and other trash as necessary.
  • Monitor activity on campus, identify problems and report or address as needed.

Note:  Operation of equipment will require the ability to lift and place equipment and materials and may expose the employee to certain hazardous conditions.  The employee must work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Minimum qualifications:

High school diploma
Valid drivers' license
At least one year experience working in commercial grounds maintenance or horticulture
Able to operate lawn and other motorized equipment and appropriate hand tools

This is a full time, benefited position.  Please complete the online application at http://employment.davidson.edu  

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

 

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