Groundsworker (504650)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Grounds and Landscaping Services

Job Description

Description:

Position Summary

Groundsworkers at San Diego State University play an important role as members of the Facilities Services team. They work hard to upkeep the 280 acres that the campus covers.

In this role, each groundsworker, under the immediate supervision of the Lead Groundsworker, performs the full range of grounds keeping duties to maintain the campus grounds and deliver landscape services to an assigned area(s) of campus ranging from 5-20 acres. These services include, but are not limited to, the following: hardscape clean up, landscape bed maintenance, turf maintenance, and general grounds maintenance work

For more information regarding Facilities Services, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Work hours are Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Education and Experience

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in the maintenance and repair of irrigation systems.
  • Relevant education or coursework in horticulture and/or plant identification.
  • LEED Green Associate Credential

Licenses and/or Certifications Required:
  • Valid California Driver's License or ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $2,945 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,945 - $4,950 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on September 16, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by September 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Employment Services at employ@sdsu.edu.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map