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Grounds Maintenance Worker

Grounds Maintenance Worker—Job Standard

Job Family: Maintenance
Series: Maintenance
Job Code: 6073
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Union Status: UE

This title is part of a career progression within the Maintenance Series consisting of Grounds Maintenance Worker, Grounds Maintenance Specialist, Grounds Unit Supervisor.


Job Overview

Perform routine to general grounds maintenance activities in support of University grounds operations.

Typical Functions

The duties listed are not all-inclusive. Duties assigned to individual employees may vary.

Perform routine to general grounds maintenance activities in support of University grounds operations using detailed methods and established procedures based on a general knowledge of University buildings and grounds.

Perform general grounds maintenance functions; remove debris from general areas and snow/ice from walkways and paths.

Participate in horticultural maintenance; plant, prune, and remove trees, hedges, and shrubs; clean, weed, and mulch around trees and flower beds; prepare area and add topsoil.

Operate various light snow removal, mowing, and sanding equipment.

Assist in moving and storage of furniture and equipment.

Participate in area safety training.

May operate University vehicle on/off campus.

Minimum Qualifications 

Education and experience equivalent to: 

High school diploma and one year experience required. Valid driver's license or ability to obtain and driver's check may be required. Lifting of up to 50 lbs. frequently. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions.

Last modified September 10 2014 01:20 PM