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Groundsworker

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 5 - CSUEU - Operations and Support Services, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time
Position Description

Classification Title: Groundsworker

Classification Salary Range: $3,376 - $5,297 monthly

Please note final salary will depend on experience and the department's budget

About the Department/Position:

The Facilities Services grounds and landscape staff are highly-skilled individuals that include grounds workers, light equipment operators, gardening specialists, and irrigation specialists. They maintain approximately 170 acres of landscaped grounds with safety, hygiene, and aesthetics as their objectives.

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Grounds and Landscaping, the Groundsworker performs grounds maintenance and landscape installation tasks at a high-quality level and in an efficient manner.  Position requires the ability to recognize the more common species of ornamental shrubs, trees, and flowers grown in California; perform strenuous physical work; utilize mechanical aptitude and motor coordination; learn to skillfully operate small trucks and power-driven grounds equipment; read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position, and follow simple oral and written instructions. Typical work schedule M – F 5:30 am – 2:00 pm.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Grounds maintenance and landscaping
  • Responsible for stringline trimming, hedge trimming, weeding, blowing, seeding, mulching, watering, irrigation maintenance, and minor system repair.
  • Other related duties as assigned

Click “Position Description” above to view the full job description.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in the care and maintenance of landscaped areas or in general grounds maintenance work or related manual labor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of commercial and professional experience in grounds maintenance and landscape installation.

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