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 & snow removal. The successful candidate must be able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs. & 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, & experience in grounds keeping, gardening & landscaping techniques preferred. Valid Virginia driver’s license required, pesticide certification is pref. & 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 E-mail: HumanResources@lynchburg.edu. 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.