Groundskeeper, Full-time


St. Charles Community College
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr.
Cottleville, MO 63376
United States

Industry
Horticulture
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

St. Charles Community College is located just west of St. Louis, nestled in the heart of growing St. Charles County. Established in 1986, SCC is a public, comprehensive two-year community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC also provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities.

We are seeking a full-time Groundskeeper who will be responsible for maintaining, caring for, and enhancing College grounds.

Full-time staff benefits:

  • Employer credit applied towards medical, dental, and vision insurance and much more!
  • Generous paid time off: vacation, sick, personal days, and college recognized holidays
  • Participation in the Public Education Employee Retirement System (PEERS)
  • Tuition waiver and reimbursement

To view more information about the benefits that our full-time staff can participate in, please click the following link: https://www.stchas.edu/about-scc/employment/benefits/full-time-staff

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cares for turf, including fertilizing, weed killing, aerating, seeding, and pest control.
  • Maintains ornamentals and trees, including fertilizing, planting, watering, pest control, pruning, mulching, and weed control.
  • Ensures proper appearance of campus grounds, including picking up trash, emptying parking lot trash containers, emptying trash containers at buildings, and cleaning plaza areas.
  • Performs routine service maintenance to grounds vehicles and equipment; communicates problems with equipment to supervisor.
  • Performs snow removal, including shoveling, plowing and brushing sidewalks and plaza areas, and application of snow removal chemicals.
  • Cares for irrigation system, making necessary minor repairs and adjustments, communicates issues to supervisor.
  • Cares for athletic fields such as; setup, field care, and maintenance.
  • Performs holiday light installation and removal.
  • Completes work orders in a timely fashion.
  • Assists with maintenance needs as needed
  • Assists housekeeping department with maintaining appearance of campus.
  • Assists with heavy lifting, loading, unloading, and moving heavy products/deliveries.
  • Operates campus vehicles as needed.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

None, works independently and under the direction of the Grounds Manager; may receive some direction from the Director of Facilities and Construction.


 
 

St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 
Job Requirements
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or equivalent preferred; Minimum of three months experience and/or education in grounds - basic knowledge of fertilizer application, basic mechanical knowledge, basic knowledge of planting, pruning, irrigation, and transplanting. Experience using riding mowers, walk-behind mowers, push mowers, weed eaters, edger, hedge trimmer, tractor, aerator, blower, vacuum, sprayers; grounds tools, including shovels, rakes, pruners, hedge trimmers, pruning saws; equipment, including welders, grinders, sanders, hand saws, drills; electric devices, including testing equipment, calculator. Valid Class A, B, C, or E driver's license or obtain within 60 days of hire required.
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