Groundskeeper - Florida International University

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Miami, FL US
Worker Type :
Hourly and Seasonal
Posted Date:
7/5/2017 6:27:32 PM
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Job Summary: Perform tasks related to maintaining and improving the campus grounds. Mow and trim facility grounds during the growing season. Leaf pickup in the fall. De-ice sidewalks in the winter. Must be able to endure extreme heat in the summer and cold winters. 


Essential Functions: 

  • Plant, trim, spray, mow, weed, fertilize, sweep, rake, cultivate, plant, dig, water, and other related functions of a groundskeeper
  • Operate various types of equipment including  power mowers, saws, sprayers, weed eaters, hedge trimmers, blowers, hand pruners and pole saws
  • Operate light or medium weight trucks
  • Prepare campus for special events
  • Cooperate with other people within the department and other department personnel in competing assigned tasks
  • Display the necessary initiative and dependability to work alone or in groups
  • Perform all duties in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with department policies and procedures
  • Work special events on weekends as necessary
  • Performs other job duties as assigned


  • Must be willing to perform a variety of tasks as assigned
  • Must possess a working knowledge of gasoline powered landscape equipment (mowers, edgers, trimmers, chainsaw, etc)
  • Must be able to lift or move heavy objects up to 80 lbs
  • Must be able to stand and work as long as 12 hours in different positions
  • Must be able to work outdoors and endure temperature and extreme weather





Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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