Groundskeeper II - 008652 at University of South Alabama

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Mobile, Alabama

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number 008652
Position Title Groundskeeper II - 008652
Division Finance and Administration
Department 173670 - Grounds - Hillcrest Campus
Minimum Qualifications Ability to follow written and oral instructions, one year groundskeeping or related experience and possession of a valid driver’s license and maintenance of a driving record sufficient to maintain insurance coverage under the University of South Alabama.
Preferred Qualifications
Job Description Summary The University of South Alabama’s Grounds department is seeking to hire a Groundskeeper II. Interested candidates should apply to be considered.
Essential Functions

These are the job duties required of the position.

Essential Functions
  • Performs routine groundskeeping functions at the main campus and the Hillcrest campus.
  • Mows and edges lawns.
  • Removes grass clippings, leaves, pine needles, trash and debris from lawns and landscape areas.
  • Prunes shrubbery and trees.
  • Plants and mulches shrubs, trees and flowers.
  • Installs stakes and guys on trees as required.
  • Applies irrigation water to trees, shrubs and flowers.
  • Performs basic fertilization applications on lawns, trees, shrubs and flowers.
  • Operates tools and equipment such as pruner, line trimmer, blower, rake, shovel, push mower, edger, sod cutter, riding mower, tractor mounted flail/bush hog, hydraulic tree spade, tractor mounted spreader/sprayer ad high speed chipper grinder.
  • Loads and unloads bags of fertilizer, peat moss and other materials weighing up to 60 lbs.
  • Sweeps streets, driveways and parking lots.
  • Operates a variety of pickup trucks and other trucks, including water tanker.
  • Maintains and calibrates equipment as required.
  • Installs and repairs irrigation systems.
  • Regular and prompt attendance.
  • Ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required.
  • Related duties as required.

Posting Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Open Date 04/02/2024
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Hours 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Job Location Main Campus
Full-time or Part-Time Full Time
Regular or Temporary Regular

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you at least 18 years of age?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a legal right to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * The University of South Alabama typically does not sponsor individuals for staff positions. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • Less than High School
    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree (or will obtain within 6 months)
    • Masters Degree (or will obtain within 6 months)
    • Terminal Degree (or will obtain within 6 months)
  5. * How many years of related experience do you have?
    • Less than 1 year
    • Between 1 - 3 years
    • Between 3 - 5 years
    • Between 5 - 7 years
    • More than 7 years
  6. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * How did you hear about this position?
    • USA website
    • LinkedIn
    • Zip Recruiter
    • Indeed
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Alabama Career Center / Alabama Works
    • Facebook
    • Word of mouth
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable legally protected basis. If you feel you have been discriminated against, please notify the Equal Employment Opportunity Investigator or the Assistant Vice President, Human Resources/Finance and Administration.

    EO/AA Employer – minorities/females/veterans/disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

    Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
    The University of South Alabama publishes certain crime statistics for the most recent three-year period as required by the Jeanne Clery Act. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the school. The report, along with additional information, is available online at: You may also request a paper copy from the University Police office located at 290 Stadium Blvd, Beta Gamma Commons Building, Mobile, AL 36688.


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