Job Description - Grounds Keeper
Description View created on 10/22/2014

Grounds Keeper

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 3
Job Title ID: 16105
Job Series/Job Family: Business Services Series / Building & Grounds Family

Reports To

Supervisor, Grounds

Job Purpose

To maintain campus grounds, sidewalks, roadways, and parking lots.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Maintains shrubs, trees, lawns, planting areas, plants shrubs, trees, and flowers; prunes trees and shrubs.
  2. Removes debris from stairs and walks, rakes leaves, and mows lawns.
  3. Waters trees, shrubs, and lawns and performs irrigation activities.
  4. Sprays for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required.
  5. Assists in the maintenance of parking lots and other surfaces, including minor asphalt repairs as required.
  6. Operates large power and field mowers, hand tools, power tools, and large vehicles associated with grounds maintenance and landscaping activities.
  7. Performs minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required.
  8. Complies with all applicable health and safety regulations, policies, and established work practices.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Safety