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Groundskeeper

Employer
Schreiner University
Location
78028, Kerrville (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary with Generous Benefits
Date posted
Mar 28, 2024

Job Details

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs entry-level work in caring for grounds and public buildings.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains the appearance of grounds:
    • Mows and trims grass. Trims, waters, removes and plants trees and shrubs.   Controls the advent of ant beds.
    • Cares for lawns, shrubbery, trees and flowerbeds using standard tools and equipment.
    • Removes dirt, rubbish and refuse from grounds.
  • Drives trucks and hauls materials, supplies, and dirt and/or office furniture.
  • Works special events, i.e. parking, loading, etc. - may include weekends
  • Maintains and cares for grounds keeping tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Performs various gardening activities.
  • Works under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • May perform vehicle oil changes, lubes, inspections, cleaning and washing.
  • May repair, stripe, and/or perform preventative maintenance on parking lots, roads and sidewalks within the grounds.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Enrolled or completion of high school is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
  • Required to possess a valid Class C Driver’s License issued by the State of Texas, and proof of insurance.
  • Knowledge of the planting and care of trees, shrubbery, flowers, and grass.
  • Skill in the use of grounds keeping hand tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the operation of motorized and gas operated equipment such as tractors, mowers, edgers, chain saws and hedge trimmers.          
  • Ability to maintain and care for hand and power tools and equipment used in grounds keeping and gardening.

Working Conditions

  • See attached job activities sheet.
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds and carries 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather conditions, bend climb and lift 50 pounds plus.
  • Must be able to work some evenings, nights and weekends.

Company

 

 

Who We Are

At Schreiner University, students enter with hope and leave with achievement. We are a diverse, fiercely independent university. We are affiliated by covenant with the Presbyterian Church (USA) with a main campus in the thriving Texas Hill Country. We are a uniquely Texan, Hispanic-serving institution. Schreiner University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and are strongly and actively committed to diversity within our community.

 

What We Do

Schreiner University is a place of opportunity. We support one another to achieve success in all that we do. We offer undergraduate and graduate students a personalized, integrated, and holistic educational experience that prepares them for meaningful work and purposeful lives in a changing global society. Students study in-depth in a specific area of interest while acquiring broad skills and habits of mind to navigate a complex, diverse, and unscripted future.

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