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Job ID: 160486

Groundskeeper I/II
Auburn University


Date Posted Jun. 10, 2021
Title Groundskeeper I/II
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Landscape Service
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
 
 

Job Summary
Level I: Under direct supervision, performs basic-level landscape functions to maintain and improve University grounds.
Level II: Under general supervision, performs a variety of intermediate landscape functions to maintain and improve University grounds.

Six positions are available.

Essential Functions
Level I – (1) Maintains University grounds using hand tools such as a shovel, pick, and rake, as well as power tools including a weed eater, edger, hedge trimmer, tiller, and blower. (2) Operates a push and riding mower to mow grass and operates utility task vehicles to perform work. (3) Performs basic landscape-related duties on University grounds to include weed pulling, plant watering, pine straw/mulch installation, and sod installation. (4) Provides debris removal with cleaning and litter control equipment to keep University grounds, streets, and parking lots free of dirt, leaves, trash, and other debris. Maintains University hardscapes through the use of a pressure washer. (5) Maintains and cleans hand and power tools and equipment including, but not limited to, checking fluid levels and blade sharpness. (6) May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certifications requirements as outlined by the applicable department’s training and credentialing requirements. (7) May perform other related duties as assigned.

Level II – (1) Maintains University grounds using hand tools such as a shovel, pick, rake, and shears, as well as power tools including a chainsaw, power shears, auger, weed eater, hedge trimmer, tiller, and blower. Operates a push and riding mower to mow grass. (2) Performs intermediate landscape-related duties on University grounds to include non-selective herbicide application, plant installation, pruning, seasonal color maintenance, weed pulling, plant watering, pine straw/mulch installation, and sod installation. (3) Operates utility task vehicles, dump trucks, and utility tractors and front mount attachments to accomplish work. (4) Maintains, cleans, and provides upkeep for hand and power tools and equipment including, but not limited to, checking fluid levels and blade sharpness. (5) Provides debris removal with street sweeping equipment, all-terrain vehicles, and other cleaning and litter control equipment to keep University grounds, streets, and parking lots free of dirt, leaves, trash, and other debris. Maintains University hardscapes through the use of a pressure washer. (6) Provides irrigation maintenance by performing minor repairs, gluing pipes, replacing heads, and more. (7) May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the applicable department’s training and credentialing requirements. (8) May provide mentoring and training to Groundskeeper I’s. (9) May perform other related duties as assigned.


 
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