University of Charleston

University of Charleston

Posted March 28, 2022

Grounds Keeper

Facilities Department – University of Charleston 

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Care for all grounds, trees, exterior components, and landscape. This includes but not limited to mowing, trimming trees and shrubs, trash removal, and flower planting and care, and weeding. A skill in operating landscape equipment is required.  Driving off campus is necessary at times.  Overtime work is mandatory at times in order to keep up with the activities and events on campus.  Position will be expected to perform basic custodial work and other duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION: 

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Capable of lifting 40 pounds, work with automated equipment, and operate an automobile on and off campus  
  • All candidates for employment must be able to pass a thorough background check and hold a clear driving record
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the manager and associates
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Flexible, resourceful, willing to learn\cross-train
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to work in extreme climates
  • Ability to operate power equipment
  • Other duties as assigned as needed

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and references to:

University of Charleston
Attention: Jennifer McCallister
2300 MacCorkle Avenue, S.E.
Charleston, WV  25304
Email:  jennifermccallister@ucwv.edu

 

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer