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Groundskeeper 2

Apply now Job no: 497363
Work type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Main Campus - Administration
Categories: Full-Time, CWA, Maintenance/Facilities

Title: Groundskeeper 2

Department Org: Care Of Grounds - MC - 105630

Employee Classification: H3 - Comm Workers of America FT

Bargaining Unit: Communication Workers America

Primary Location: MC AD

Shift:  1

Start Time:  Tues-Sat  6:30am   End Time:  2:30pm

Posted Salary: CN 06; starting at $17.21

Posted Salary: CN 06; starting at $17.21

Float: No

Rotate: No

On Call: Yes

Travel: No

Weekend/Holiday: Yes

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Facilities Management/Grounds SP Liaison, actively participates in keeping the University of Toledo’s Health Science Campus safe, clean, attractive and maintained.


                           List of Job Duties 

Percent of Time


 Mows, trims and edges lawns.  Remove snow and ice.



Cleans and maintains campus, work and storage areas.  Operates, cleans, maintains and repairs Grounds maintenance equipment.  Installs and maintains landscape areas and site fixtures.



Maintains accurate records of work, material used and inventories as required by laws and policies.  Weed removal, installs and maintains streets, parking lots, curbs, sidewalks and planters.



Responsibility to work in a safe and efficient manner.  Responsibility for the correct and safe application of fertilizers and chemicals on lawns and landscape areas.  Duty to identify unsafe conditions and takes appropriate actions.



Makes miscellaneous culvert and sewer repairs.  Performs concrete and cement work.  Installs asphalt materials, lay pavement brick, performs other related duties as required



Installs and maintains outdoor signs; installs and removes outdoor seasonal and special event signs and decorations; stripes parking lots and other site paintings.





Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to apply mathematical functions to calculate area, volume, ratios and application rates.
Ability to work alone with minimal supervision.
Ability to plan, layout, select appropriate tools and perform groundskeeping tasks in an efficient manner.
Ability and willingness to work overtime.
Maintains a valid driver’s license and must be insurable under the University of Toledo’s driving policies.
Valid commercial driver’s license required if motor equipment is of type and size regulated by Section 4506.01 and 4506.12 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Ability to pass required health and safety tests as required by the University of Toledo such as respirator fit, heart stress and pesticide screenings.
Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio Pesticide Applicator’s license.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the HR Compliance at  hrcompliance@utoledo.edu or 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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Last Updated: 5/10/24