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Groundskeeper

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Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Winter Park, FL
Categories: Landscape & Grounds
Division: Business and Finance

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

Service Months:

12

Position Summary:

The Grounds Department at Rollins College is currently seeking a Groundskeepers to join their driven team in keeping Rollins College as the most beautiful campus in the nation.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Operating mowers and equipment in performing routine duties.
  • Performing routine sprinkler maintenance in addition to preventive maintenance and minor repair of all groundskeeping equipment.
  • Performing maintenance and caretaking work in mowing grass, cleaning grounds, emptying trash, edging, weeding, and maintaining flower beds and shrubs.
  • Assisting in the application of fertilizers. 
  • Planting/transplanting landscape materials.
  • Cleaning fountains, reflecting ponds, and statues.
  • Lifting and carrying heavy objects and/or equipment as needed.
  • May occasionally move supplies, equipment, and furniture.
  • May assist other Facilities Management personnel in performance of routine and emergency tasks.
  • Performing related duties as assigned.

To learn more about the Grounds Department please click here.

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • High school education is required in order to read, write, communicate, and follow basic instructions.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • A minimum of one year of job-related experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures used in grounds maintenance.
  • Knowledge of small tools and equipment used and ability to make small repairs.
  • Ability to read and understand label instructions on chemicals.
  • Physical ability to handle, lift and/or carry heavy objects and equipment.

Work Environment:

Groundskeeper position will work from 7:00am to 3:00pm, Monday - Friday.

  • Work requires physical exertion and exposure to both hot and cold weather.
  • Overtime may be required as needed for college event needs, etc.
  • Must be punctual and reliable.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

The hourly pay rate is $12.50.

Rollins offers a generous benefits package featuring comprehensive health insurance coverage, generous paid time off, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution, full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

Our Values:

 

Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming, safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities. 

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