Groundskeeper

Location
Rochester, Minnesota (US)
Salary
$31,862 - $43,618/annually
Posted
Mar 14, 2018
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time

Qualifications
    

Minimum Qualifications:

    Applicants must have the ability to plant, weed, trim, water, and fertilize all indoor and outdoor plants sufficient to perform lawn, garden, and/or road maintenance for a state facility.
    Knowledge of horticulture techniques and practices (planting schedules, germination intervals, and transplantation procedures) sufficient to maintain and improve facility grounds/landscape and recognize and/or treat plant diseases and pests.
    Must have ability to use and perform simple repairs on hand-held tools, riding machinery (all types of lawn and landscape equipment), and snow removal equipment (hand and heavier equipment).
    Must have a basic knowledge of chemical fertilizer application.

Physical Requirements

    Must have ability to lift and move up to 40 lbs.
    Must be able to work in inclement weather conditions.

Additional Requirements

In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

    
Application Details
    

Other Information

Employment information for this position can be found in its collective bargaining agreement or its plan document at http://mn.gov/mmb/employee-relations/labor-relations/Labor.
Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply

Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact <NAME> at first.last@state.mn.us or 651.###.####.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities.  If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email careers@state.mn.us.   Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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