Texas Tech University Groundskeeper in Lubbock, Texas


Requisition ID 11681BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department Grounds Maintenance

Position Description Performs moderately heavy manual work in the care and maintenance of grounds including the care and maintenance of plants, shrubs, lawns, and the installation and maintenance of sprinkler systems.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Cleans, repairs and maintains all water fountains on campus.

  • Mows, edges, and trims turf areas.

  • Collects debris and weeds.

  • Helps maintains planting beds.

  • Water trees and shrubs.

  • Helps maintain and water flowers and turf areas.

  • Reports hazards such as broken benches, trip hazards, etc.

  • Places barricades around hazardous areas.

  • Performs related work as needed.

Occasional Duties

  • Assists in installation of irrigation systems, including digging lines, replacing heads and valves.

  • Plants trees, shrubs, ground cover and annual flowers.

  • Will be required to be on call for emergency maintenance and snow removal.

Required Qualifications No previous experience or education required.

Preferred Qualifications Ability to learn practices, materials, tools and machines used for all areas of irrigation, propagating, and caring for lawns, shrubbery, flowers and trees.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 9.13

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Maintenance

Removal Date 12/10/2017