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Groundskeeper

Employer
Rider University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 3, 2023
Posting Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

23A400123

Position Title

Groundskeeper

Position Description

Rider University invites applications for a Groundskeeper to maintain the grounds and roads. Duties will include mowing, landscaping of flower beds, snow removal, road repair and restriping. Individual will be required to move equipment and furniture throughout the campus as needed.

Position Requirements
  • At least 2 years of prior groundskeeping experience.
  • Valid and satisfactory driver’s license/record.
  • Prior experience using large groundskeeping equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lift and/or operate required equipment.
  • Familiarity with Athletic Field preparation regarding following sketches and lining fields with the associated measurements is a plus.
Rider provides a generous tuition remission benefit to its employees to further their own education and, in many cases, their dependents’ as well. For additional information regarding our Benefits visit Benefits | Rider University


Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University is consistently ranked as a best college by U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal and The Princeton Review. For more than a decade, Rider has also been recognized in The Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges for its sustainability efforts.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.

Location

Lawrenceville, NJ

Do the essential functions of this job require lifting?

Yes

If yes, # of pounds.

25 - 50 pounds

Do the essential functions of this job require long periods of standing?

Yes

Do the essential functions of this job require walking up stairs?

No

Do the essential functions of this job require stretching?

Yes

Do the essential functions of this job require bending?

Yes

Divisional Unit

Facilities & University Operations

Department

Facilities Grounds

Position Type

Full-Time

Employment Group

Non-Bargaining

Work-Year

12 months

Work Schedule

Sunday - Thursday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Open Date

08/03/2023

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Rider University Website
    • HERC
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • UniversityJobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • DiversityInc
    • Academic Diversity
    • Workplace Diversity
    • Other Diversity Job Board
    • Other
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Commitment to Diversity
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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