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Seasonal Groundskeeper

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Position Type: Temporary
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Contingent & Temporary
Role: Seasonal Groundskeeper


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday 6 A.M – 2:30 P.M.

Rate of Pay:

$11.26 to $12.00/hr

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

Perform grounds maintenance, landscaping and snow removal.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Minimum age is 18 years old.
Valid driver’s license required.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Experience: in the operation and maintenance of lawnmowers, landscaping, parking lot maintenance equipment, and snow removal equipment.
Experience: in planting, weeding and grounds maintenance.
Experience: in the maintenance and repair of parking lots and sidewalks.

Essential Duties:

Operate lawnmowers and various equipment used in landscaping, parking lot maintenance, and snow removal.
Assist in planting, weeding, watering and grounds maintenance.
Assist in tree trimming, mulching, clean up and removal.
Assist in maintenance or repair of parking lots and sidewalks.
Assist in furniture and equipment moves.
Assist with donations to and from the college.

Other Duties:

Other duties as assigned that pertain to the job description.

Physical Demands:

Heavy (up to 100 lbs occasionally or 50 lbs frequently or 25 lbs constantly)

Visual Acuity:

Operates motor vehicles or heavy equipment

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Outdoor weather, extreme cold (below 32 degrees for more than one hour), extreme heat (above 100 degrees for more than one hour), vibration, hazards, fumes or airborne particles.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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