Job Details

Bowling Green State University
  • Position Number: 5407832
  • Location: Bowling Green, OH
  • Position Type: Facilities Management


Sr. Groundskeeper

Bowling Green State University


Salary: $16.72 - $18.26 Hourly
Job Type: Full-Time
Division: Finance & Administration
Opening Date: 07/09/2024
Location: Main Campus (BG), OH
Job Number: BGSU00487
Department: Finance & Administration
Closing: Continuous

Summary


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

Essential Functions


  • 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.


Minimum Qualifications


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


Additional Information

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
  • Detail-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

Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by July 23, 2024'. Multiple positions available.

Required Documents to Upload to Application: Resume

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email ohr@bgsu.edu.



To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/bgsu/jobs/4572802/sr-groundskeeper

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