Lawn Care/Groundskeeper
Houston Baptist University - Houston, TX

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Perform basic grounds keeping chores.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Landscapes and maintains campus grounds.
  • Performs scheduled lawn mowing, trimming, weeding, and fertilizing, tree and shrub pruning, repair and reseeding of damaged lawn areas.
  • Plants and maintains trees, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Water lawn, trees and plants.
  • Rakes and disposes of leaves and other yard waste.
  • Maintain driveways, sidewalks, and parking lots.
  • Keeps grounds free of litter.
  • Maintain tools and equipment.
  • Picks up and delivers material and equipment.
  • Reports maintenance problems related to trade but not but not limited to trade
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Be able to operate all types of equipment, machinery and tools to perform duties.

Additional Info: OTHER JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Types of machines, tools, and other special equipment used to perform job duties: power push mower, riding mower, gas-powered leaf blower, wheelbarrow, hand tools including rake, shovel, spreader, and chemical sprayer, portable sprinkler system, and hose.

OTHER JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to work with others and communicate in a firm and friendly manner with all staff and fellow workers as well as students.

EDUCATION:
Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to high school with course work in skilled crafts or trades training.

EXPERIENCE:
Educational and work experience that evidences knowledge of and ability to perform tasks related to essential duties and responsibilities listed above. 2+ years prior experience in lawn care and landscaping.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
With or without the use of aids, sufficient vision to read printed material. Sufficient body movement and mobility to drive a vehicle, crawl,climb,bend,stoop,and work on knees

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Ability to have sufficient stamina to perform heavy physical labor in adverse weather conditions

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