Pool - Groundsworker
Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support
Services, Temporary, Time Varies, Trades
Temporary appointments may be cancelled or extended at any time.
Successful candidates may be appointed from a few days up to one
year depending on the assignment. For additional information
regarding the Temporary Pool recruitments, please contact HR (310)
This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No
probationary period. No permanent status is granted.
Conditions of Employment
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal
records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a
conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background
check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee
who was conditionally offered the position.
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in
this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles
(DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms
possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving
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 set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Application Deadline & Salary
The salary range for this classification is $2,736 - $4,950
Department Marketing Statement
Department: Physical Plant
Physical Plant is responsible for the design, construction,
maintenance, repair and upkeep of State owned and operated
buildings and grounds, totaling in excess of 920,785 gross square
feet of building space and 346 acres of grounds, 40% in active use.
Its mission is to provide an aesthetically appealing,
well-maintained, and safe and comfortable physical environment
conducive to learning and working.
Under immediate supervision and in accordance with schedules or
periodic instructions, the Groundsworker performs general gardening
work and maintains the grounds in an assigned area of a
Groundsworkers 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.
Thorough knowledge of general gardening and grounds maintenance
methods; general knowledge of proper methods of planning,
cultivating, and caring for hedges, ornamental trees, shrubs,
lawns, and flowers and of the use and care of gardening materials,
tools, and equipment.
Ability to recognize the more common species of ornamental shrubs,
trees and flowers grown in California; ability to perform strenuous
physical work as described in this class; mechanical aptitude and
motor coordination; ability to learn to operate skillfully small
trucks and power-driven grounds equipment; ability to read and
write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; ability
to follow simple oral and written instructions.
One year of experience in the care and maintenance of landscaped
areas or in general grounds maintenance work, or in related manual
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed
to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.
California State University Dominguez Hills 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 status.
For more information or definition of these terms, please
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources
Office at (310) 243-3771.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at https://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/clery/crime-stats/
, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon
appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to
work in the U.S.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking,
Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on
University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article
Open until filled
To apply, visit: https://careers.csudh.edu/en-us/job/496473/pool-groundsworker