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University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 28, 2023

Hiring Department

Fisher Delta Research, Extension, and Education Center (FD-REEC).

Job Description

Manage and execute all tasks related to facilities maintenance for the Fisher Delta Research, Extension, and Education Center (FD-REEC). Tasks include but not limited to minor repairs, groundskeeping, minor landscaping, custodial services, and supervising student employees.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform general grounds maintenance duties including but not limited to remove leaves, mow grass, aerate turf, weed beds, and sow grass seed. Perform hand grading, excavating, and shovel work. Remove snow from streets and sidewalks. (Will be on call for snow removal.)
  • Complete needed facility maintenance and repair. Including but not limited to cleaning gutters, changing filters and light bulbs, maintenance on groundskeeping equipment, greenhouse equipment upkeep, minor repairs, etc.
  • Complete custodial work in facilities as needed. Including but not limited to taking out trash and general cleaning.
  • Supervise student employees with groundskeeping/landscaping tasks.
  • As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities may be expected in order to support the mission and purpose of the University of Missouri.
Job responsibilities listed herein are a general description of typical job duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and physical demands of the incumbents but should not be considered all-encompassing as actual responsibilities may additionally include other duties as assigned.


Salary Range: $12.05 - $19.66

GGS Grade: C

University Title: Custodian II

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Monday-Friday 40 hours per week with evenings and weekend as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

A job offer for this position is contingent on passing a physical examination to determine if the candidate possesses the physical capabilities necessary to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • A valid driver’s license may be required for certain positions.
  • One year of general maintenance and/or custodial experience preferred.
  • Some knowledge of methods for cleaning equipment and buildings; mechanical ability for minor repair of equipment.
  • Ability on a daily basis to:
    • Visualize work area and determine what tasks need to be performed.
    • Bend, squat, reach, stretch, walk, stand, sit, grasp and twist repeatedly.
    • Climb stairs, step stools, and ladders; climb and descend stairwells.
    • Lift, carry, and set down objects of moderate weight (25-50 lbs.)
  • Work may include one or more of the following:
    • Working in areas of extreme temperatures.
    • Wearing a backpack vacuum for long periods of time.
    • Wearing protective mask and hearing protection devices.
    • Working around dust and cleaning chemicals.
  • Good physical coordination and mechanical aptitude sufficient to perform assigned duties.
Preferred Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Facilities Management, Groundskeeping, or related field or a combination of education and relevant experience and 2 yeas of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is preferred.

Application Materials

MU Application, Resume, and list of three references.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-884-2577 .

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


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