University of Charleston

Posted November 13, 2019

Grounds Worker – Facilities Department

Job Summary

Care for all grounds, trees, exterior components, and landscape. This includes but not limited to mowing, trimming trees and shrubs, trash removal, flower planting, 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.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Capable of lifting 40 pounds
  • Work with automated equipment
  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 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


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

University of Charleston
Kelly Ferris, Facilities Office Manager
2300 MacCorkle Ave. S.E.
Charleston, WV 25304

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer