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Grounds Worker

Posted;  September 4, 2014 

Facilities Department

Care for all grounds, trees, exterior components, and landscape. This includes but not limited to mowing, trimming trees and shrubs, trash removal, flower planting and care, maintenance of equipment, lawn care, and weeding. A skill in operating landscape equipment is required. Driving off campus is necessary at times. Overtime work is mandatory at times in order to keep up with the activities and events on campus. Position will be expected to perform basic custodial work and other duties as assigned.


Capable of lifting 40 pounds, work with landscaping equipment, tools, and operate an automobile on and off campus.  

All candidates for employment must be able to pass a thorough background check and hold a clear driving record.


A. Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

Ability to prioritize and organize effectively;

Ability to communicate effectively with the manager and associates 

Ability to work independently with little supervision;

Knowledge of general office procedures;

Flexible, resourceful, willing to learn\cross-train; and

Must be a team player

Ability to work in extreme climates

Ability to operate power equipment

Other duties as assigned as needed

B. Education and Experience

• High School diploma or GED 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Mail resume, references and application to:

University of Charleston
Attn:  Cathleen Salmons
2300 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Charleston, WV  25304

The University of Charleston is an Equal Opportunity Employer