Employment Opportunities

Position:
Groundskeeper
Department:
Buildings and Grounds
Date Posted:
02/07/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until filled

Description

The Groundskeeper will perform semi-skilled work in the maintenance, care, and modification of University grounds and landscapes which includes the operation of electrically-powered and gasoline-powered equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Mow, weed eat, and edge grass, rake leaves, trim bushes and trees, plant flowers and shrubbery, remove dead plants, water and fertilize vegetation and prepare grounds for seasonal changes.

Requirements

  • Must be self-motivated and demonstrate initiative.

  • Must be able to work independently and with a team.

  • Must be focus-oriented and thoroughly complete assignments.

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions. 

  • A valid driver’s license is highly recommended, but not required.

Qualifications

Two years of experience as a laborer, gardener, groundskeeper, or similar work involving general laborer duties which may include the planting and maintenance of vegetation, landscaping duties, or pesticide applications.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969: 

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

 **No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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