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Senior Grounds Crew Worker

Apply now Job no: 8827
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Facilities, Calendar Year (12-Month), Campus Based


Maintains the campus grounds to keep the environment safe and presentable, and leads project work as assigned

Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Essential Job Functions

  • Receives daily work assignments related to the maintenance of campus and athletic grounds from manager and distributes those responsibilities to grounds crew in a timely manner
  • Schedules daily work tasks of the grounds crew
  • Provides feedback on areas for improvement in grounds care on campus
  • Develops and manages plans for project completion, including scheduling maintenance, problem resolution and developing and purchasing materials needed to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Performs ground maintenance tasks related to landscaping including selection, planting and care of trees and shrubs, flower beds and ornamental ground coverings
  • Shovels snow and applies salt as needed
  • Removes, recycles or disposes of trash to properly discard waste
  • Responds to on-campus maintenance emergencies, when assigned, in a timely manner
  • Utilizes grounds maintenance equipment such as forklift and similar machines, as well as power and hand tools
  • Operates grounds vehicles including trucks, as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Industry-related training and/or experience in grounds maintenance, turf management or other related work
  • Valid U.S. driver's license
  • DOT medical card upon hire


Please Note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

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