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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • Aug. 11, 2017
  • Groundskeeper
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Prescott, AZ
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
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The Grounds Keeper supports the grounds maintenance department staff in support of their mission; by performing general landscape and grounds keeping tasks related to the maintenance and renovation of landscape, hardscape, turf management, drainage systems, roads & parking lots, and fencing.  
Responds to assigned work orders in a timely manner and ensures job is completed to the campus standard and closes the work order out through the handheld tablet linked to the CMMS system.
Plants new or renovates shrubs, trees, ground covers, and flowers. Prepares, plants and maintains annual flower beds. Installs sod and landscape materials such as boulders, decomposed granite, rock and mulch. Trims, prunes, and shears trees, shrubs and ground covers; rakes and removes debris.
Performs minor irrigation activities such as unplugging sprinkler heads and watering trees, shrubs, ground covers, flowers, and lawns. Monitors and reports any issues with irrigation systems.
Operates power tools and vehicles used in the landscape industry, such as blowers, mowers, power shears, chain saws, poweredgers, weed eaters, rototillers, etc. Performs cleaning and minor maintenance on tools, power equipment and vehicles. Drives standard pickups and utility vehicles as necessary. Responsible for keeping all equipment safe from vandalism or theft during work shift and for inspecting equipment daily to ensure it is operating properly
Removes litter and garbage from landscape areas; removes debris from stairs, walkways and parking lots.   
Ensures that grounds maintenance’s storage areas in the plant building and yard are neat, clean and well organized at all time.
Supports the campus recycling programs relative to their department.
Other duties as assigned to meet the facilities’ management objectives including campus "Special Events" support and snow removal activities.

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