Groundskeeper

Columbia International University
Physical Plant
Full-time
40 hours/12 months
April 01, 2020
Description: 

Care and maintenance of campus grounds is required to provide a safe and pleasant environment for students, staff and visitors.  This position involves mowing, pruning, spraying, grading, mulching, and equipment upkeep.

Responsibilities: 
  • Mowing lawn
  • Edging curbs and walks
  • Blowing streets, curbs, and walks
  • Fertilizing shrubs and lawn
  • Aerating lawns
  • Spraying herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides.
  • Planting trees, shrubs, flowers, grass, and bulbs
  • Pruning shrubs
  • Cutting and trimming trees
  • Mulching trees and shrubs
  • Maintaining and repairing roads
  • Maintaining and repairing equipment
  • Operating small and heavy equipment
  • Performing other related duties as required
Qualifications: 
  • Knowledge and skill in using all types of grounds keeping 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 grounds keeping and/or landscaping maintenance experience
Benefits: 

CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • 100% of employee’s cost of membership in the Health Plan
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity 
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave
  • Educational benefits are available