Physical Plant
40 hours/12 months
March 01, 2019


The groundskeeper is responsible to care for the grounds of Columbia International University and Ben Lippen School in order to provide a safe and pleasant environment for students, staff, and visitors.



  • Maintain turf areas and ornamental beds
  • Trim trees and shrubs
  • Remove leaves and debris
  • Pick up litter
  • Prepare beds and plant ornamentals
  • Maintain grounds equipment
  • Blow sidewalks
  • Spread mulch
  • Apply pesticides and fertilizer
  • Complete other assigned tasks



  • Knowledge and skill in using all types of groundskeeping equipment
  • General knowledge in repair of equipment from mowers to light equipment
  • Skill in the use of power and hand tools
  • Ability to use heavy equipment is preferred
  • One year groundskeeping and/or landscaping maintenance experience. 
  • Experience in maintaining athletic fields preferred.