Missouri Western State University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title


Job Description

The Events/Groundskeeper provides for the set-up and tear-down of equipment, furnishings, and supplies for special events on campus; delivers supplies, material and equipment to campus departments; and provides custodial services, grounds keeping, and snow removal as required.

This position is considered Essential Personnel. Essential Personnel provide services to ensure continuity of University key operations, and maintain and protect University properties. Should the University close for any reason, essential personnel may be required to work their regular hours or other assigned hours.

  • Provides furnishings, equipment, and materials for use during scheduled university events, conferences, and special programs.
  • Delivers freight and other heavy materials and equipment to various campus departments and off-campus sites.
  • Moves office equipment and furnishings as required.
  • Assists with grounds keeping and snow removal as required.
  • Provides custodial services for Physical Plant facilities and other locations on campus as needed.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two or more years of experience in setup and moving; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Valid Driver’s License (Class E CDL preferred)
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proper use of cleaning chemicals and equipment;
  • Proper techniques for lifting and moving heavy objects
  • Operation and maintenance of grounds equipment
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, administrators, and the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

•Very Heavy Work
•Exerting in excess of 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
•Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, and travel.



Additional Demands

Some nights, weekends and holidays required.
OT as may be required.

Hours of Work

M-F 7am-3:30pm

Posting Number


Open Date


Priority Deadline


Open Until Filled


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