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199334 Groundskeeper

Clark University, Physical Plant

Job Title: 199334 Groundskeeper
Job Location: Worcester , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-12-11
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Clark University

Clark University’s Physical Plant seeks to fill the position of Groundskeeper. Reporting to the Superintendent of Grounds and Assistant Superintendent of Grounds, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting other members of the grounds team in maintaining the University grounds.

Duties and Responsibilities

Included in a range of responsibilities, the Groundskeeper will do mowing, raking, weeding, seeding, sodding, fertilizing, and planting as well as other landscaping tasks; snow removal and treatment; maintaining equipment; unloading trucks; trash pickup as well as other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


The successful candidate should have MA Hoisting Engineer License Grade 1C and 2B or higher (or the ability to obtain within six months of hire). In addition, the successful candidate will possess a valid driver’s license, and a valid MA pesticide license is preferred. In addition, the Groundskeeper must have basic math skills in addition to solid knowledge and understanding of grounds equipment and use of power equipment and tools related to grounds work. Individuals with experience/knowledge in grounds operations, pesticide/fertilizer calibration and application, irrigation management, arboriculture, and sports field maintenance are strongly desired. This position is considered “Essential Personnel,” which requires on call attendance during weather emergencies and is responsible for snow removal and/or treatment; along with necessary overtime at certain peak times of the year.

Technical qualifications include basic computer competency

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with an anticipated hourly rate between $15.96 and $16.86 and excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more.  

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin January 2nd, 2018.

Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@clarku.edu.  To be considered for this position applicants must reference Job code 199334 in the subject line.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. 

Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Clark University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

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E-Mail: resumes@clarku.edu

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