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Offer: Groundskeeper:Rhodes College

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Groundskeeper

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position requires a valid driver's license, good driving record, and must be insurable by the College's insurance carrier. As per Rhodes College policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Offers of employment are contingent upon a prosperous background check.

Posting Details

Position Information
Job Title Groundskeeper
Classification Title Groundskeeper
Job Description
Rhodes College invites applications for Groundskeeper in Physical Plant. Performs general lawn care tasks including mowing, edging, trimming, cleaning, raking and fertilizing; Waters and prunes trees and shrubs; Operates grounds keeping and general maintenance equipment, such as tractor, lawn mower, chain saw, backpack blowers and weed trimmer; Assists in various general maintenance projects, such as carpentry or plumbing projects; Assists in construction and leveling of sidewalks and repairs holes in asphalt; Assists in digging ditches for electrical and/or plumbing projects and maintains and repairs sewer lines; Cleans and maintains gutters, roof, roof drains, and ivy on buildings; Picks up and transports refuse, brush and other material to dumpsite; Maintains communication within Grounds department and Physical Plant as necessary. Must be a team player willing to ?pitch-in? and help co-workers sustain a comfortable and well-maintained environment.
Required Education
High school diploma or GED equivalency preferred.
Required Qualifications
Valid driver license required. capability to understand and follow directions, capability to define specific uses of products, capability to read and understand instructions and potential hazards, and capability to lift, bend, stoop, walk, push or pull heavy equipment, stand for extended periods of time required and work in adverse weather conditions. Must be able to pass a background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. To apply online, please visit jobs.rhodes.edu.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.
Preferred Qualifications
Groundskeeping practice.
Physical Demands
capability to lift fifty (50) pounds floor to waist; capability to lift thirty-five (35) pounds waist to shoulder and shoulder to overhead; capability to work from a ladder; capability to shovel reprtitively; capability to use weed eaters (6-10 pounds), edgers (12-13 pounds), and backpack blowers (32 pounds) for sustained periods of time. capability to work in adverse weather conditions.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S00235P
Open Date 10/05/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to candidates
This position requires a valid driver's license, good driving record, and must be insurable by the College's insurance carrier. As per Rhodes College policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Offers of employment are contingent upon a prosperous background check.
Recruiter/Contact for Applicant Lori Von Bokel-Amin
Contact Email for Applicant HR@rhodes.edu
Contact Number for Applicant 9018433750

Supplemental Questions

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   » * How did you lgain of this employment opportunity?
   » Commercial Appeal
   » Diverse Issues in Higher Education
   » Facebook
   » Higher Education Recruiting Consortium (HERC)
   » Higheredjobs.com
   » Indeed
   » InsideHigherEd.com
   » Minority Faculty Academic Database (MFAD)
   » Monster
   » Rhodes College website
   » StudentAffairs.com
   » The Chronicle of Higher Education
   » Twitter
   » Referral - Friend
   » Referral - Rhodes Employee
   » Walk-in
   » OT-Other
   » * What is your highest degree level attained?
   » GED or High School Diploma
   » Associate's Degree
   » Bachelor's Degree
   » Master's Degree
   » J.D.
   » Ed. D.
   » Ph. D.
   » * Do you have a valid driver's license?
   » Yes
   » No
   » * How many years of practice to you have in grounds keeping and/or general lawn care?
   » None
   » Less than one year
   » One to three years
   » Three to five years
   » More than five years
   » * What are you currently earning and what are your income expectations for this position?
(Open Ended Question)
   » * What interests you about this position?
(Open Ended Question)

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Job Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 11/08/2018 / Viewed 4 times
Contact Information
Company: Rhodes College
Contact Email: HR@rhodes.edu


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