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Senior Groundskeeper
Classified - Building & Grounds
BGSU Main Campus
04/01/2021
25 / $15.31

Position Summary:

Maintains all aspects of grounds, ensuring all lawns, planting areas, sidewalks and parking areas continually are healthy and are free from debris. .

  • Performs skilled grounds maintenance, including mowing, pruning, weeding, planting, fertilizing and applying herbicides to lawn, shrubbery and all planting areas.
  • Maintains quality of sidewalks and parking areas by ensuring they are cleared of  trash, debris, snow and ice.
  • Cleans, repairs and performs minor service to equipment and vehicles used for grounds keeping duties.
  • Participates in purchase of materials related to grounds keeping, including fertilizers, mulch, tools, chemicals and salt. Compares product prices and meets with sales representatives. Keeps accurate records and maintains inventory levels.

Experience

  • Six months related experience required

Education

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the University’s insurance

Salary
Full-time classified staff position.  Pay Grade 25/$15.31.  Full benefit package available.

Essential Competencies

  • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of basic reading skills
  • Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written
  • Detailed-oriented and highly accurate
  • Ability to work in changing environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and/or staff or the public and represent BGSU appropriately
  • Ability to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Ability to operate computers and peripheral equipment such as printers
  • Knowledge of basic science and scientific methods
  • Ability to operate and use manual and power custodial equipment
  • Ability to operate hand and/or power grounds keeping equipment
  • Ability to perform automotive and heavy equipment maintenance and repair
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment
HS Diploma or GED
Permanent
Hourly
Full Time
Cover Letter, Resume