Groundskeepers
Highland Heights, KY 
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Position Information

Working Title Groundskeepers
Department Roads & Grounds
Compensation Title
Position Number 30000236
Position Status Regular
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 6:30AM to 3:00PM
Hours per Week 40
Months per Year 12
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position
To enhance the aesthetics of the University by assisting with the installation and maintenance of campus landscapes, pruning, athletic fields, turf-grass areas and other associated projects for the university community on the Highland Heights campus.

Performs snow/ice removal duties.

Work schedule including days and hours are subject to change depending on the needs of the university and the Facilities Management Operations & Maintenance Department.

This position is "mission critical".
Primary Responsibilities
Pick up litter and empty outdoor trash receptacles.

Turf maintenance. Snow and ice removal.

Road installation repair and maintenance. Assist in concrete installation and repair.

Maintain and install signage for roads and campus as needed.

Response to emergency situations as necessary during and after normal work hours.

Maintain and repair all Roads & Grounds equipment.

Assist the Operations & Maintenance department, the campus and the community with issues related to the outdoor environment.

Consistently communicate updates with supervisor and other team members.
Qualifications
High school diploma/GED required.

Valid driver's license required.

Possess the ability to: perform medium heavy to maximum physical exertion on a regular basis;

Lift and carry bulky objects weighing 50 lbs or more

Work in extreme weather conditions (i.e. heat, cold, rain, snow, sleet, etc.)

Autonomously operate all related equipment including, but not limited to,
- dump trucks
- tractors
- loaders
- mowers (both riding and push)
- seeders
- gators
- snow plows
- chainsaws
- pruning tools
- various types of hand tools

Requires reliable transportation and ability to respond and work as needed during snow and other emergencies.

Strong commitment to customer satisfaction and understanding of safety requirements.

Communicate using a 2 way radio system.

Required to work independently on a regular basis.

Any candidate chosen for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Minimum Education High School Diploma
Preferred Education High School Diploma
Minimum Experience See posting detail
Salary $12.94/hr
Pay Grade S63
Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2020S1275
Job Open Date 12/02/2020
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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