Worker, Senior, Grounds Crew
Company: Guilford Technical Community College
Posted on: February 15, 2021
In addition to performing grounds maintenance activities at the
Jamestown Campus, the jobholder is responsible for the maintenance
of GTCC outer campuses including but not limited to: Greensboro,
High Point, Aviation Centers 1, 2, and 3 and the Cameron campus. In
the absence of the Grounds Maintenance Manager, s/he coordinates
and leads the work of the Grounds Maintenance crew. The jobholder
directs a small work crew when performing assignments on the outer
Coordinate and direct off-campus grounds maintenance activities at
satellite locations including the completion of work orders for
those sites in addition to assigned maintenance activities at the
Plan weekly schedules and coordinate all maintenance through the
Grounds Maintenance Manager.
Responsible for mowing, trimming, edging, blowing, trash pickup,
trash can detail, spraying, pruning, planting, watering, and other
duties not listed. Assure that crew members are appropriately
trained in the safe use of all equipment along with the appropriate
In the supervisors absence, coordinate and lead the work activities
of the Grounds crew.
Implement the planting and care of annual flowers at all outer
campuses. Work with Grounds Manager for coordination and
Prepare requisitions for off campus supplies and needs. Report
annual inventory to Grounds Manager, helping tabulate totals at all
Update Grounds Manager on projects, weekly tasks, service request
completions, and employee issues via email or verbal
Adhere to established work schedule and complete assignments in a
safe and timely manner.
Participate in any Professional Development workshops and attend
seminars, trade shows, lectures, and field days pertaining to
grounds management. Complete pesticide recertification classes
throughout the year to maintain license.
Demonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills:
adaptability, communication, information processing, problem
solving, responsibility and teamwork
Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
Managing grounds crews in completing essential tasks
Ensuring safe equipment operation for all grounds tasks
Coordination of multiple tasks as necessary
Personnel issues as they arise
Daily: Grounds Crew Workers regarding instructions, monitoring,
Several times a week: Grounds Manager regarding updates,
Annually: subcontractors regarding work discussions
High school diploma, GED certificate, and 5 years landscaping
experience or Associates degree in turfgrass management, landscape
management, horticulture or similar field from a regionally
accredited post-secondary institution and 3 years landscaping
Possession of a valid NC Pesticide License
Minimum 3 years of the required experience must be in a supervisory
Knowledge of grounds maintenance practices.
Knowledge of grounds equipment operation, care and maintenance.
Skill in the operation of trucks, vans, and powered equipment.
Ability to learn the growing and care requirements of campus lawns,
plants, and trees.
Ability to establish and maintain a good working relationship with
co-workers, supervisor, staff, students and the general public.
Valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record.
Ability to lift up to 70 pounds on a regular basis.
Ability to walk, kneel, stoop, and crawl.
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Ability to work at times other than scheduled hours.
Ability to work in inclement weather, i.e. snow and ice removal,
storm damage, etc.
Department/Job Specific Requirements
Successfully complete all required training including but not
limited to the following: anti-harassment, personal protection
training, CPR, first aid, noise and hearing conservation,
crane/hoist safety, forklift operation and safety, hand and power
tools, emergency action plans etc
Work requires mostly standing and walking.
Work requires carrying objects or loads up to 70 pounds.
Some (30% 70%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes,
adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.
Keywords: Guilford Technical Community College, High Point , Worker, Senior, Grounds Crew, Other , Jamestown, North Carolina
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