2014-C129 GROUNDSKEEPER (4 Positions)

Job # 2014-C129
Job Type Contractual
Department Physical Plant Department
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Job Status Full-Time 
Salary 03
Posting Date May 15, 2014
Closing Date Open Until Filled


DepartmentPhysical Plant Department

Duties:  Performs grounds maintenance activities; cuts grass by using push and riding mowers; assists in the maintenance of outdoor field and athletic facilities; plants shrubs, trees, flowers, and vegetation following detailed plans and directions; removes dirt, trash, and debris from assigned areas and transports to the appropriate disposal facility; performs removal of snow and ice from assigned areas using hand and power snow removal equipment; spreads salt, sand, and deicers to prevent slipping; operates equipment, e.g., tillers, sweepers, snow blowers, edgers, and shovels; operates small vehicles and small tractors; landscapes, mulches, and fertilizes within designated areas; assists with MSU’s recycling efforts by collecting items to be recycled and ensuring that they are taken to  designated areas; performs other duties, as required.    

Preferred:      High School Diploma or GED.

Requirements:  Ability to read, write, and perform arithmetic calculations; ability to follow  instructions; ability to operate hand and power tools and other equipment; ability to perform minor maintenance to equipment; ability to perform work in, on and around  trees, shrubs, buildings and facilities; ability to perform physical work requiring bending, stooping, reaching, carrying, and frequent heavy lifting; ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions; ability to wear and work in personal protective equipment.

To Apply: Send letter of interest indicating Job #2014-C129, a MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA