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  • Groundskeeper 1 (2777)

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 6 months ago(7/17/2018 2:40 PM)
    # of Openings
    Length of Assignment
    Thru 9/28/18 (Potential Extension)
    Working Hours
    Monday-Friday 7:00am to 4:00pm
    Pay Rate
    Area of City
  • Responsibilities

    • Performs routine non-skilled grounds maintenance duties (e.g., mows & edges lawns; applies mulch, weeds & waters lawns & flower beds; trims shrubs; cleans grounds, sidewalks & parking lots by removing papers & debris & operating vacuum sweeper/power washer; uses hand shovel & broom to remove snow & ice; operates power snow shovel when necessary). 
    • Performs general custodial & maintenance duties (e.g., delivers materials & equipment); does routine maintenance of grounds equipment (e.g., cleans, paints, oils, sharpens); performs routine building maintenance & custodial duties as assigned. 
    • Fertilizes lawns, trees & shrubs; plants trees, shrubs & other plants; seeds & sods lawns; sprays to control insects & disease as needed; participates in removal of dead animals. 



    • Knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication & division of whole numbers; safety practices associated with use & operation of grounds maintenance equipment. Skill in operation of various types of mowers & related equipment (e.g., snow shovel, vacuum). Ability to carry out simple oral instructions; demonstrate general physical fitness. 
    • Formal education in arithmetic that includes addition, subtraction, multiplication & division; in Department of Natural Resources only, if assigned to operate vehicles regulated by Section 4506.01 of revised code, must also possess valid commercial driver’s license; in accordance with Section 124.11 of revised code, Director of Administrative Services has determined this to be unskilled labor class & therefore exempt from written examination.


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