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Grounds Keeper

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Grounds Keeper
Type of Position Buildings and Grounds
Job Function

Position reports to officials of the Facilities Services department and performs duties appropriate to the care of the grounds.

Department Facilities Services
Reports to Title Associate Director
Full or Part Time Part Time
Number Of Months 12 months/year
Work Schedule

4 pm – 9 pm, Thursday – Sunday

Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number 2017 -00923- AS

Position Summary Information

Essential Duties Summary

1. Sweeping or cleaning sidewalks, tree pits, campus walks, lawns, flowerbeds, terraces and gravel areas.
2. Empties exterior trash receptacles.
3. Relamps exterior light fixtures.
4. Performs a variety of lawn and gardening duties including seeding, cutting, raking, watering, cultivating, fertilizing, spraying and pruning.
5. Snow removal on campus perimeter and interior areas.
6. Operates or uses a variety of hand and power tools and motorized equipment.
7. Other duties as outlined in the Grounds Keeping Schedule.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Required Qualification Summary

• Two years of full-time experience in grounds and gardening work or,
A satisfactory equivalent of training and experience.

A valid drivers license.

A qualifying written, practical or oral examination may be conducted.

Preferred Qualification Summary
Physical Demands Summary
Salary Range $27.70/hour less wage progressions

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date 06/20/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents