Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Posting Date 09/17/2020 Closing Date 10/03/2020 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

•Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

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Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

Job Details


STATUS : Part time
DEPARTMENT : Facility Services
DIVISION : Administrative Services
UNION : Facility Services
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director for Facility Services/Roads and Grounds
PLACEMENT : Buildings and Grounds Level 1A
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $15.17 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Position Summary

Groundskeeper works with a team to water, mow, and maintain campus grounds as directed. Performs routine groundskeeper functions of the assigned common areas; reports needed repairs and/or maintenance to the appropriate party. Will also sweep parking lots and roadways, pick up trash, and may assist on other projects as directed. Work is primarily outdoors and will involve the use of power equipment such as lawnmowers, edger, string trimmer, and leaf blowers. Assures assigned work is completed in a professional efficient manner. Accountable for prompt, efficient customer service.

1. General upkeep of the exterior campus facilities.
2. Snow removal from campus roads, parking lots and sidewalks.
3. Prepare for athletic and other special events on campus.
4. Operate commercial mowers, industrial tractors/loaders, trailers, sprayers, chain saws, 4×4 trucks, dump trucks, backhoe, string trimmers, irrigation equipment, utility vehicles and all related equipment.
5. Apply herbicides, insecticides and fertilizers.
6. Maintain all Grounds Division equipment and inventory equipment, tools, materials and supplies.
7. Implement and maintain campus landscapes.
8. Report all damage of exterior campus facilities and equipment to the Grounds Superintendent.
9. Receive training for Grounds care.
10. This position will require 24-hour on-call status during snow removal season (approx. Mid-November to Mid-April).
11. Other duties as assigned.
12. Perform related duties as assigned.

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