Groundskeeper - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Provides basic labor for landscape installation and maintenance; performs related work as required. Most work is done outdoors in all types of weather. This is the entry level position to the Groundskeeper Career Ladder.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to operate tools, equipment and machinery used in grounds keeping operations. Must be able to lift, handle and maneuver the tools, materials and supplies of the job.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Must be able to work overtime, sometimes on short notice. This position will often require long days, on your feet, standing, walking, lifting, and carrying. Over 8 hour days may be required based on the condition of the grounds and campus event schedules. This position will be required to work during all climates of weather, hot, cold rain, etc., depending on season.Final candidate must submit to and successfully pass a post offer drug test.

Preferred Qualifications:

In order to move to Level I of the Career Ladder, must have valid U.S. driver's license, be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier. $13.01/hour

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • 504103 - Grounds
  • Groundskeeper
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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