OPS Groundskeeper (5 Vacancies) at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Tallahassee, Florida

Job Description:

Job Title: OPS Groundskeeper (5 Vacancies)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:

Job ID: 47596

Grounds & Landscaping Operations

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf


Performs general groundskeeping maintenance tasks on University properties and within zones as assigned. This position may perform the following groundskeeping maintenance tasks: mowing, edging, raking, power blowing, weed eating, pulling weeds and applying related chemical applications, removal of litter and debris from assigned areas, pest control, pruning, fertilizing, and watering plants.

Performs other miscellaneous tasks including, but not limited to transplanting plant materials, plant installation for minor landscape renovations, soil excavation and removal. Ensures that all manual and power equipment is in proper working condition and reports maintenance problems to the supervisor. Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor or higher authority.


Completion of 9th grade.

Ability to meet the physical demands of the position to include standing, bending, reaching, stooping for long periods of time, lifting/moving up to 25lbs. in excess, and working under all weather conditions.

Knowledge of landscaping and groundskeeping techniques.

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

Experience or knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment, and materials used in area of work.

Ability to perform groundskeeping work include transplanting, cultivation, pruning, and trimming of plants, shrubs, and trees.

Knowledge of landscaping and groundskeeping techniques.

Experience or knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act, http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/insurance/insurance_home&ops=1.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.


This position is being re-advertised. Previous applicants need not reapply.