Monmouth University is seeking applications for two Groundskeepers
in the Facilities Management department.
The candidate would be expected to: construct, maintain, install
and replace plant materials and landscaping components in all
University-owned properties on a daily basis using vehicles, lifts,
ladders, scaffolding, forklifts, backhoes, tractors, pesticide
sprayers, line stripers, measuring devices, power and hand
recommend materials; prepare required material list for projects
and daily maintenance; regularly check and report safety problems;
take corrective action whenever appropriate.
A full list of job duties is available at http://jobs.monmouth.edu
Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Valid Automobile Driver's License in your state of principal
Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication
Required Years of Experience:
Five years of grounds keeping experience. Possess and maintain a
valid New Jersey 3A/3B certified Pesticide Applicator’s License or
obtain within six months from date of hire.
Must be able to maintain pesticide records. Working knowledge of
irrigation systems and ability to perform small repairs (head
replacements, broken pipes). Must have experience in laying out
landscape beds and annual bedding material including basic plant
Must have excellent attendance record and work record. Must have a
high degree of attention and care required to prevent injury to
self and others. Must perform all work in strict accordance with
accepted trade practices, code requirements and all safety and good
housekeeping requirements. Attention to details necessary.
Must use all required safety equipment and personal protective
equipment (including respiratory protection). Be able to read,
write and understand oral and written instructions in English
including MSDS directions, chemical product labels, equipment
manuals, work orders and be able to carry out work orders as
Be able to drive vehicles equipped with standard transmissions. Be
willing and available to work overtime as needed and to respond to
emergency calls after working hours. Be able to work in all types
of weather conditions.
Be able to lift and move heavy objects regularly. Be able to climb
ladders and work at heights and in confined spaces. Be able to
Formal education in turf management, landscape contracting,
horticulture or a similar field.
Experience in the maintenance of grounds at a golf course, college
or corporate campus, and/or athletic field complex.
Experience in snow removal operations.
Log in to http://jobs.monmouth.edu to apply
and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline
Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University
is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to
innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked
Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400
students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs,
including four doctoral programs.
Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive
learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the
student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning
environment empowers students to become active participants in
their education while fully preparing them for life after
graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective
disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating
with undergraduates and graduates in their research and
Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia,
Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in
history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The
University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most
beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National
Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.
A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus
gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse
cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community.
Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s
redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping
Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became
Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in
1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World
Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387
Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate
diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment
for all employees.