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 and motorized equipment. Inclement or hazardous weather cleanup is required as directed by the grounds supervisor and director.
- 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 is required.
- Pesticide certification is preferred.
- Trash truck experience is preferred.
Application review begins immediately and 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 résumé and University employment application, along with the names of three (3) business references addressed to the University of Lynchburg, ATTN: Human Resources, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.