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12Mar

Groundskeeper

University Of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, WI

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, located in Southwest Wisconsin, is currently recruiting for a year-round Groundskeeper position. The minimum starting salary for this position is $11.94 per hour plus excellent fringe benefits. A six-month probationary period is required. The normal working hours for this position are 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities:

The position will work in an extremely collaborative educational environment to care year-round for the 326 acres that make up campus grounds. Campus grounds include approximately 100 acres of athletic fields; lawn and manicured landscaping; 150 acres of woods and prairies; 65 acres of sidewalks, parking lots, and streets as well as 90 acres of land at the Platte Mound (the lands surrounding and extending beyond the Platteville Mound (Big M). Essential functions of the position include: maintenance of the grounds, snow removal service, maintenance of equipment and signage along with the distribution of all university freight from Central Stores and Receiving.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

-1 year experience with commercial landscape maintenance ( lawn care, planting, spraying, tree management)

-1 year experience with commercial grade snow removal

-1 year experience using and maintaining turfgrass equipment

-Able to lift 50 lbs.

-Valid Driver's license

-Computer skills such as Microsoft Office, Adobe, email etc…

-Preferred Qualifications:

 -Demonstrated knowledge of Horticulture (turfgrass, annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees)

- 3 year experience with landscape maintenance (mowing, trimming, planting, spraying,   
        tree management, etc.)

- 3 years experience with snow removal
- Basic equipment maintenance

- Small engine repair and maintenance


Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by March 26, 2019. To apply go to our career site at http://careers.uwplatt.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ AA/EEO Employer.

 

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Job Details

Req Num 494290
ID 613372
Location
Platteville, WI
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Building and Grounds
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education --

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