Sodexo Inc. Student Worker--Grounds in Bowling Green, Kentucky
Purpose of Position
Under the administrative supervision from the Manager of Campus Services, the Landscaper/Groundskeeper is responsible for landscaping and maintaining the grounds using hand or power tools and equipment. A variety of tasks are performed which may include sod laying, mowing, trimming, planting, watering, fertilizing, digging, raking, mulching, pruning as well as all activities/tasks required to maintain various zones on campus.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
Operate University vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters and pruning saws
Mows campus lawns using push mower or riding mower
Trims and edges around walks, flower beds and walls using weed-eaters and edgers
Cares for established plants, flowers and lawns by watering and pruning to improve growth
Digs and plants flowers, shrubs, and trees using a shovel/spade
Polices assigned campus zone to include gathering and removing litter as well as weed removal
Cuts, rolls, lays and waters sod using sod cutter
Removes leaves using blower
Shovels snow from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spreads salt in those areas
Provides proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains or other grounds features
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