Groundskeeper I

Position Summary
Under immediate supervision and direction, perform a variety of tasks to maintain campus grounds and related work as required.
Requirements:Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform routine duties such as watering, raking, weeding, snow removal, litter pick up and disposal
Plant, cultivate, fertilize, and trim ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, trees, lawns and flowers
Spray plants and trees under the supervision of a licensed personnel
Trim and edge around walks, flower beds and walls using clippers and edging tools
Perform manual labor in major landscaping additions to new buildings projects or renewal of existing landscaping areas
Operate various equipment and vehicles associated with grounds work: i.e., tractor equipped with front-end loader, mower, sweeper, shredder, chipper, thatcher, sod cutter, and light vehicles to transport material and equipment
Assist in sprinkler installation and repair
Prepare and line athletic fields
Perform other related duties as assigned
Minimum Job Requirements:
High school diploma or GED equivalent is required. No previous work experience is necessary. Must have the ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to operate hand and power tools associated with this position
Knowledge of proper methods of planting, cultivating, and caring for hedges, trees, shrubs, lawns and flowers
Ability to drive light equipment associated with this position
Working Conditions:Physical Demand and Working Conditions:
Work is performed outside in all types of weather
Must have physical dexterity to operate a variety of equipment
Work requires exposure to conditions which are wet and exposure to noise and vibration, fumes, dust, odors and/or toxic situations that may be hazardous
Work may involve exposure to health hazards through the use of agricultural chemicals
Must be willing to work before and/or after normal hours and weekends if necessary
May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens
Work is heavy in nature that at times requires exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
Additional Information:Application Deadline Date: Open until filled
Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check.
Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:
Required Documents:
Letter of interest
ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University's non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer Jessica Small at (575) 562-2218. Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail ENMU.HRrecruiter@enmu.edu

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