The Rice Facilities Engineering & Planning (FE&P) grounds team consists of 36 groundskeepers, arborists and other specialists who develop and maintain our 300-acre tree-lined campus in an environmentally sensitive and aesthetically pleasing manner. This dedicated team works throughout the year in all-weather conditions, while caring for our trees, fields, gardens and lawns. Our mission is to create a great first impression and support the university's mission of teaching and research through our effective and innovative stewardship of the campus landscape.
The landscape gardener will participate in horticulture tasks around campus. S/he plants, prunes, and removes trees, shrubs, ground-covering plants, turf grass and other plants. The landscape gardener cleans, weeds, and mulch trees and planting areas. S/he will also help with furniture moving or special events.
The successful candidate has strong verbal communication skills, is able to work as part of a team, and stay focused. S/he has a methodical approach to their work, stays organized, and is willing to obtain specialized training and/or certifications.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 21461
About Rice University
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