Groundskeeper 1


  • Position: Staff
  • Expiration Date: 2014-03-12


Maryville College is seeking applicants for the position of Groundskeeper 1.  This is a full-time position.

*Required - Enter Requisition #1411

Job Status:  Non-exempt, A-2

Job Summary: Maintains grounds of campus by performing the following duties:  Cuts lawns, trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls. Prunes shrubs and trees as instructed to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs. Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides as instructed. Cleans grounds and removes litter. Shovels snow from walks and driveways. Spreads salt on public passageways to prevent ice buildup. Plants, waters, and fertilizes grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs. Repairs fences, gates, walls, and walks. Cleans out drainage ditches and culverts. Sharpens items such as lawnmower blades, edging tools, chainsaws, and shears. Makes minor repairs on equipment such as lawn mowers, weedeaters, blowers, hedge shears, and other powered and non-powered tools. Subject to work after hours weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Requirements: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Tennessee Driver’s license is required.

 To Apply:  Fill out the online application or download and complete the employment application (making sure to include job requisition number 1411); then send it along with a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Maryville College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.