Groundsworker/Facilities Management (POOL)
California State University, San Bernardino
Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support
Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Temporary, Full
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center
of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern
California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the
beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than
20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students
annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and
has the most diverse student population of any university in the
Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first
in their families to do so.
At CSUSB, you can:
- Build your future
- Work with the best
- Be your authentic self
- Focus on you
- Make a lasting impact
- Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
- Bring everything you are, become everything you want
Under immediate supervision, and in accordance with schedules or
periodic instructions, the Groundworker performs general gardening
work and maintains the grounds in an assigned area of campus.
Groundworkers typically perform work involving some or all of the
following duties: plant, cultivate, fertilize, water, and spray
ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, trees, lawns, and flowers; rake
leaves; hoe weeds; clean trash from assigned areas including
parking lots; prepare and treat soils for planting; maintain hoses,
sprinklers, tools, supplies, and equipment in proper condition and
repair; trim trees. Hedges, and shrubs and erect tree supports; may
operate and perform minor maintenance on small power-operated
pavement sweepers, power mowers, small riding mowers, and other
gardening power equipment; may assist in the preparing and lining
of athletic fields for events; may occasionally assist a qualified
specialist in sprinkler repair, spraying, tree trimming, or nursery
functions; may drive pick-ups and other automotive equipment in
performance of assigned duties, and may provide lead work direction
to students and unskilled assistants.
: Permanent / Probationary &
Temporary "non-exempt" positions (with the possibility of the
full-time positions converting to probationary).
*A pool of qualified candidates will be established for
current and future vacancies at the San Bernardino or Palm Desert
Campus. Qualified applicants will be kept active from May 28 2021,
through December 31, 2021.
- Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Education and Experience
- Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of general gardening and grounds
maintenance methods. General knowledge of proper methods of
planting, cultivating and caring for hedges, ornamental trees,
shrubs, lawns, and flowers, and the use and care of gardening
materials, tools, and equipment.
- Abilities: Ability to recognize the more common species of
ornamental shrubs, trees, and flowers grown in California; perform
strenuous physical work as described in this classification;
utilize mechanical aptitude and motor coordination; learn to
skillfully operate small trucks and power-driven grounds equipment;
read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the
position, and follow simple oral and written instructions.
- Experience: One year of experience in the care and maintenance
of landscaped areas or general grounds maintenance work, or in
related manual labor.
Must be able to lift,
lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 pounds;
must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 pounds for distances
up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead,
climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and
bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of
day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.
Completion of a pre-employment physical examination with
acceptable results is required of the successful
License: Some positions may require possession of a valid
California driver's license.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $2,945 - $3,450 per month
Classification Salary Range: $2,945 - $4,950 per month
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to furthering knowledge and fulfilling our
educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino
seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes
respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our
commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds,
and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in
the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community.
Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity
requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and
programs that further our understanding of individual and group
diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and
promote values that discourage intolerance and
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and
incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including
student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing,
personnel training practices, research, community services, events,
and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the
following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation,
sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic
status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with
the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal
commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity
Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as
well as other members of the campus community to implement
effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU
Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants
for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran
This position may be "Designated" under California State
University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the
filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and
the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and
every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of
Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination,
Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic
Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion
of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming
employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order
To view full description and to apply, visit: https://www.csusb.edu