Under direct supervision, performs diversified maintenance, landscaping and grounds duties in the preparation of campus facilities multi-purpose area and the maintenance of grounds and equipment.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a valid driver’s license, two years driving experience and successful completion of the Rutgers Defensive Driving Course.
Must be able to read and speak English commensurate with job duties; and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
May be required to obtain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
One year experience in landscaping industry with knowledge of tools, methods, materials using in grounds maintenance desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Performs general maintenance of grounds to include, but not limited to, grass cutting, trimming, edging, trash removal, recycling, leaf removal, weeding, fertilizing, liming, pruning, mulching, deadheading, and watering. Plants flowers, shrubs and trees as required.
Performs topsoil installations, rough and fine grading and the establishment of lawns from seed and sod on campus grounds.
Operates walk-behind power equipment to include, but not limited to, tractors, lawn mowers and trimmers. As assigned, performs snow removal duties using snow shovels, show blowers, and snow vehicles/plows.
Installs and maintains such items as street signs, poles, parking bumpers, trash containers, landscape ties, snow fences and other grounds related items.
Erects and breaks down bleachers, chairs and platforms, lecture hall equipment and attendant equipment used for special events. May pick up and deliver furniture and other equipment.
Operates university vehicles and equipment.
Operates University vehicles and equipment.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Clean Driving Record
Shift hours/Schedule: Monday-Friday 5:00am-1:30am
Posting Number: 21ST1076
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 131469
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