• McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • May 03, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description



Position Requisition Information


Job Title Groundskeeper
Department Facilities Management
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Job Type Staff
Position Grade 6
Employee Type Full Time
Hiring Range Commensurate with experience
Grant Funded No
Work Year 12 Months
Work Year-Other Information  
Typical Work Schedule
Typical schedule, Monday through Friday, 6.00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Flexible schedule to meet department needs to include possible evenings and weekends
Bargaining Unit Eligibility Yes-Staff Council
Work Week 40 Hours
Work Week-Other Information Flexible schedule to meet department needs to include possible evenings and weekend.
Special Instructions to Applicants  
Position Information for Posting


Position Introduction
Done by the hiring supervisor
Position Summary
Assist with the maintenance and development of all campus grounds, equipment, and supplies.
Reports to Executive Director of Facilities
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
o Mowing, weeding, spraying, fertilizing, pruning, planting and watering of grounds
o Keeping the parking lots and fields clear of litter and other debris
o Snow removal
o Athletic field maintenance
o General grounds repair work
o Assist with landscape installations
- Maintenance of grounds equipment
- Assist with inventory of grounds supplies/equipment
- Minor maintenance repairs on grounds equipment and machinery
- Interior and exterior painting
- Provide for fleet vehicle service, inspections, repairs, cleaning, and fueling
- Work collaboratively with others (e.g. colleagues, stakeholders, vendors) to accomplish functions and responsibilities
- Assume additional duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
Required Education High School Graduate or equivalent plus specialized training
Other Required Qualifications
- High School diploma, plus additional specialized training
- Valid state driver's license
- Two or more years' experience in related field
Desired Qualifications
Skills and Specifications
· Ability to learn technological applications
· Ability to safely operate and maintain grounds equipment
· Background in horticulture or agriculture
· Responsible and dependable
· Organizational skills and self-directed with the ability to work with others
· Ability to safely lift up to 60 pounds unassisted
· Ability to see, smell, perceive color, depth, and texture
· Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving
the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials
· Trustworthy, thorough and committed
· Ability to read and comprehend manuals
· Commitment and respect for diversity
· Commitment to the College mission and goals
· Ability to perform all of the essential functions, skills, and specifications of the position
Location Main Campus

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