Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department: FE&P Groundskeeping
The groundskeeper performs general landscape maintenance as a valued member of the 30 plus campus grounds team that creates positive first impressions of our 300-acre tree-lined campus while supporting the university's mission through effective and innovative stewardship of the campus' natural resources, while pursuing excellence in grounds management and providing world-class service. S/he performs a variety of landscape maintenance which includes: mowing, edging, trimming, pruning, raking, planting, watering, and weeding campus turf, trees, shrubs and planting beds. The groundskeeper also cleans streets, sidewalks, loading docks, and parking lots.
The ideal 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: 23207
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