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Grounds Maintenance Technician

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Posting Details

Title Information

FLSA Non-Exempt
Minimum Requirements

Position Information

Posting Number S00024FY2018
Position Title Grounds Maintenance Technician
Employee Type Regular Full-Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Description Summary

Rogers State University is accepting applications for a Grounds Maintenance Technician for the Physical Plant Department. This position will perform all duties necessary for the care and maintenance of the campus grounds including turf, trees, shrubs, plants and flower beds. This position will also provide professional support and assistance to the Grounds Foreman and Physical Plant Director.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

Minimum of two (2) years experience in grounds maintenance.

Self-motivation, a positive attitude, ability to work hard with a customer service orientation.

Preferred Qualification Summary

Considerable knowledge of landscape maintenance.

Considerable knowledge of operation of lawn mowers, weed eaters, edger’s and spray equipment.

Ability to interpret information.

Ability to work in environments of extreme heat and cold.

Ability to recognize tasks on the grounds and prioritize.

Ability to establish a work plan and follow through on the plan until completion.

Requires ability to pass appropriate physical and background check.

Participate, as scheduled, in an on call, rotational after hours pager duty for emergency calls.

Physical Demands

Physical ability to bend, walk, lift, carry, push, and handle equipment, supplies and machinery to frequently lift and/or move up to 75 lbs.

Required Degree
Licenses and Certifications

Valid Oklahoma Drivers License

Essential Duties

Assists with the maintenance of turf, trees, shrubs, vines, sprinkler system and campus grounds.

Operates the various equipment (tractor, brush hog, lawn mowers, edger’s, weed eater, spray equipment).

Applies fertilizer, weed and insect control.

Cleans grounds and parking lots.

Removes snow and ice from walks and parking lots.

Supervision Given To

This position will, at times, provide supervision to student workers.

Salary $25,000
Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Campus Claremore
EEO Statement

This institution in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, religion, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3