To provide technical and supervisory skills in planning, organizing and directing the maintenance of grounds. Responsible for the maintenance and general beautification of all grounds including gardens, landscaped areas and parking areas.
Mows grass, trims shrubs, trims and cuts trees, replaces dead plants hauls dirt and fertilizes. Trims and edges sidewalks, driveways and flowerbeds. Cuts weeds and brush, and removes leaves and rubbish from the grounds. Waters shrubbery, hedges, seedlings flowers and grass. Assists in potting plants and transplanting shrubs, plants, trees and flowers. Seeds, plants, sods, grades, and cuts lawns. Keeps grounds clean and reports broken or leaking hydrants. Packs and maintains football fields, baseball diamonds, and intramural fields. Lines fields and tracks. Cleans and maintains tools equipment, materials, and supplies. Performs related duties as required.
One (1) year of experience in grounds maintenance. Valid Texas Driver’s license. Ability to read, and write and be able to understand and communicate instructions.
Ability to operate power tools. Physical strength and agility needed to perform assigned tasks. May be required to have a valid Texas Operators License. Capable of following instructions. Knowledge of the practices and techniques for the proper care of plants, flowers, shrubs, trees, and lawns.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 11375
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.