Open Groundskeeper I

Job Description
The description on UMSL website:
Responsibilities
Perform  grounds keeping and laboring work involving the maintenance, care and modification of campus landscape and properties. Work is periodically spot-checked and reviewed for neatness and effectiveness. Contacts include co-workers, other service department employees and other university staff and students.
  • Perform general grounds maintenance duties: remove leaves, mow grass, sweep campus driveways and streets, pick up paper and trash, remove dead trees and limbs, trim trees and shrubs, spray for insects and disease, fertilize plants, plant trees and shrubs, sow grass, lay sod. Perform hand grading, excavating and shovel work. Remove snow from streets and sidewalks. Will be on call for snow removal.
  • May perform trash pickup of campus area, hauling to and unloading at dump and perform necessary minor maintenance of truck and equipment. May assist workers of a higher level in performing specialized assignments.
  • May operate truck, tractor, lawn mower, chain saw and various tools used in groundskeeping, trash pickup and other miscellaneous duties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
A job offer for this position is contingent on passing a physical examination to determine if the candidate possesses the physical capabilities necessary to perform the essential functions.
  • High School graduate or an equivalent combination of education and experience, from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired, is necessary.
  • Ability on a daily basis to:
    • Shovel snow, climb ladders and operate heavy, power-operated mowing and snow removal equipment
    • Grasp, lift, carry and set down heavy objects (50-75 lbs.)
  • A valid driver’s license may be required for certain positions.
Minimum Salary
$10.09 per hour
 
Application Deadline
November 6, 2018
Benefit Summary
The University of Missouri, St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including; health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation & sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee & dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefit, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.