The University of Lynchburg is accepting applications for a full-time Groundskeeper. Under the direction of the Grounds Supervisor, the primary duties include but are not limited to, mowing, seeding, fertilizing, sodding, installing landscaping, mulching, pruning, and snow removal. The successful candidate must be able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. and perform general grounds maintenance tasks of a standardized nature using a variety of hand tools & motorized equipment. Inclement or hazardous weather cleanup is required as directed by the Grounds Supervisor & Director.
Qualifications: One to three years’ experience in grounds-related services. Knowledge, training, and experience in grounds keeping, gardening, and landscaping techniques preferred. Valid Virginia driver’s license required, pesticide certification is preferred, and trash truck experience preferred.
Application review begins immediately & will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
To apply, please submit a resume, University job application (https://www.lynchburg.edu/about/jobs/), along with names of 3 business references, addressed to: University of Lynchburg, Attn: Human Resources, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Fax: 434.544.8658 or email: . EOE
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.