Performs grounds maintenance, routine plant care, and landscaping duties using the proper equipment. Maintains roadways and sidewalks at a high standard of appearance.
Primary Work Location
1. Experience as a groundskeeper. 2. A demonstrated commitment to diversity. 3. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Knowledge of general maintenance tasks and procedures. 2. Knowledge of turf installation and maintenance. 3. Ability to read and write English sufficiently enough to communicate effectively. 4. Ability to stand or stoop for long periods of time and perform manual labor under adverse weather conditions. 5. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. 6. Skill in operation and maintenance of related equipment and tools. 7. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
Education & Experience
Must have at least 3yrs of grounds experience
Essential Job Functions
1. Cuts and edges lawn areas using lawn mowers, edgers, tractor, or other lawn maintenance equipment. 2. Prunes, trims, weeds, sprays and mulches trees, shrubs, grass, and other plant material. Plants flowers, trees,shrubs, and sod. 3. Checks operation of sprinkler system, reports defects, and hand waters areas not covered by sprinkler system. 4. Sweeps all exterior sidewalks, including vacuuming and hosing down. 5. Picks up paper, trash, and other debris on campus grounds and around buildings and deposits in trash containers. 6. Collects newspapers, glass, aluminum, metal, etc. for recycling. 7. Empties trash containers into truck and hauls to the dump for disposal. 8. May perform minor repair or servicing of grounds equipment and informs supervision of need for more difficultmaintenance or consideration of replacement. 9. Moves furniture or other equipment. 10. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For consideration, a complete on-line Valencia College employment application must be submitted. During the online application process, you will be required to provide a response to specific questions to complete the application process. All letters of reference must be attached at the time of application. The size of your documents must be less than 2 MB in MS Word or PDF format.