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Groundskeeper IV

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Groundskeeper IV
Position Number 993780
Requisition No. S00727
Salary Range/Pay Rate $21.68 probationary/$22.29 after 90 days
Position Notes

This position is an Oakland University Campus Maintenance and Trades – MEA/NEA position. The incumbent will be represented by the MEA/NEA.

This position will remain open a minimum of five (5) working days. External applicants may be considered. Qualified bargaining unit members will receive interviews and initial consideration.

Employee Group/Grade Groundskeeper IV
Job Category Service
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)

This is a full-time position, working:
6:00 A.M. to 2:30 P.M.

Pay Schedule Hour
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have completed a minimum of thirty-seven (37) academic hours in landscape technology or a directly related field. A minimum of three years groundskeeper/landscaping experience. A valid Michigan drivers license and a driving record acceptable to the University. Ability to read directions for the use of fertilizers and related materials and written instructions. Performs physically active work requiring frequent standing, reaching, walking, bending, digging, shoveling, pulling, pushing, climbing on a ladder and lifting in order to perform various grounds tasks. Frequent lifting requiring the execution of up to sixty pounds of force to move and use supplies, landscaping materials, and grounds equipment. Works with fertilizers and other substances that may produce strong and/or offensive odors and works in various conditions with extremes in heat and cold. State of Michigan pesticide spraying license.

Desired Qualifications
All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications
Position Purpose

Under the direction of a grounds supervisor or senior groundskeeper, maintain university hard surfaced and unplanted areas, establish and maintain planted areas.

Job Open Date 08/04/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a member of the Oakland University Campus Maintenance & Trades-MEA/NEA?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * Do you have a valid Michigan drivers license and a driving record acceptable to the University?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  3. * Describe your experience in groundskeeper/landscaping maintenance.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume