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Groundskeeper I

Kansas City University
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 26, 2024

Job Details

Job Type:Staff

Job Description:

Kansas City University has an opening for Groundskeeper, under the supervision of the manager of Building Services. The groundskeeper at KCU will maintain and care for University grounds, community garden and vehicles by mowing lawns, trimming hedges, planting flowers and shrubs, removing snow, and assisting with special events.

Pay Starting at $17/hour
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures the campus creates a favorable impression
  • Prepares grounds for assigned activities
  • Makes sure plants are free of disease and insects, applying chemicals as needed.
  • Keeps the ground clear of debris
  • Ensures grounds are clear and safe during inclement weather
  • Monitors equipment for optimal performance, reporting malfunctions, breakages to the supervisor.
  • Maintains KCU vehicles, washing cars, delivering cars for minor preventive maintenance services, taking vehicle in for repairs, performing detail cleaning
  • Helps with office and department moves
  • Assists with special events
  • Contributes to the team effort by performing related duties as needed or assigned
  • Must have the ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions
  • One year of experience in groundskeeping preferred
  • Must have valid driver's license
  • Must be capable of operating and maintaining a variety of equipment used on grounds - including snow removal equipment
  • Willing and available to work alternative hours as needed for season or special events
Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

Annual Security Report

KCU is committed to providing a safe campus for students, faculty, and staff. Our annual campus security report lists campus crimes and statistics for the campus and public areas around campus for the last three years, in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Thank you for your interest in a career at KCU!


Kansas City University

Kansas City has been home to KCU for more than 100 years. Now, KCU is proud to call Joplin, Missouri a second home. We’re constantly creating new programs such as the Clinical Psychology Doctoral program, an MS in biomedical science, specialized dual degrees and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. 

KCU has a long, rich history of osteopathic medicine. Founded in 1916 by George J. Conley, DO, KCU is the oldest medical school in Kansas City and the largest medical school in Missouri. 

Join KCU to become part of a progressive, diverse and inclusive community of which you can be proud, and leave a mark by making possible the education of future leaders in the health sciences.

It’s so much more than just a paycheck. It is more than our award-winning benefits, competitive compensation package and outstanding well-being program. The strength of our university is rooted in our talented group of people and our shared sense of purpose. We are a university founded on science and compassion that never stops working to ensure a future with both.

Nationally recognized benefits package to help ensure the health and well-being of you and your family.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • FSA & HSA with Annual KCU Contribution
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Telehealth Services
  • Pharmacy Advocacy Program

And we always strive to DO good.

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