Groundskeeper

Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The University of Indianapolis is currently accepting applications for a Groundskeeper. This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position. The Groundskeeper is responsible for the upkeep of grounds, amenities, academic and residential building exteriors, athletic complexes, parking lots and peripheral properties owned and controlled by the University.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Care and upkeep of all outdoor areas on campus
  • Care and monitoring of health of all turf/landscape areas
  • Prunes perennials, shrubs and trees using appropriate techniques
  • Landscape installation and renovation
  • Mowing, edging, line trimming and fertilization of turf areas
  • Maintain artificial turf athletic fields
  • Set up for sport events; includes clean up during and after games
  • Maintain all asphalt areas such as parking lots and roads
  • Remove all trash and debris from grounds
  • Maintain and operate campus wide irrigation system
  • Maintain University vehicles and equipment
  • Assist in snow/ice removal for campus
  • Assist other departments in projects and set ups when needed
  • Adhere to all safety standards and work practices established by Facilities


QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Possession of a valid driver's license required - Candidates must also pass a driving record check
  • Ability to pass physical, drug screen, and lift assessment required
  • Ability to lift 80 pounds (unassisted) required
  • Overtime and weekend work will be required
  • Vacation approval may be limited during peak activity periods
  • Preferred experience, one year grounds/turf maintenance


BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Tuition Discount


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