Employment Opportunities

Buildings and Grounds
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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.


  • 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.


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 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

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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