Under general supervision, and in accordance with schedules or instruction, the Grounds worker performs a wide variety of gardening work in assigned areas of campus. Plant, cultivate, fertilize, water and spray ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, trees, lawns and flowers; prepare and treat soils for planting; maintain sprinklers, tools and equipment in proper condition and repair; operate and perform maintenance on small power-operated power mowers, small riding mowers, and other gardening power equipment; and may drive automotive equipment in the performance of assigned duties. In addition, the Gardening Specialist will perform horticultural spray and pest eradication work; maintenance, repair and modification of irrigation systems; and planning, development and maintenance of special planting areas.
Groundsworker, Facility Services
This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by visiting our Benefits Portal.
To view the full job description and position requirements, please click on the following link: Groundsworker Position Description
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $3,155 - $3,250 per month
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,155 - $4,950 per month
California State University San Marcos
A mid-size university located in San Diego's vibrant North County, we are dedicated to service, innovation, leadership and diversity. We have an attentive faculty and state-of-the-art facilities which offer our students hundreds of opportunities to learn, lead, play and serve.
California State University San Marcos is a new kind of university, pushing the boundaries of innovation to prepare tomorrow's leaders, build stronger communities and solve pressing issues.
Cutting-edge research meets hands-on application at our campus and in the real world.
This position is open until filled. For assurance of full consideration, please submit application, cover letter and resume by 11:59pm on August 14, 2022.
Application requires answers to supplemental questions.
Applicants who require an accommodation during the application or testing process due to a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)/CA Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) should notify the Office of Human Resources at (760) 750-4418 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Hearing & speech impaired call our TDD at (760) 750-3238.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/. Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at email@example.com.
Following a conditional offer of employment, satisfactory completion of a background check (including criminal records check) is required prior to beginning employment. Any offer of employment rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
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California State University San Marcos is not a sponsoring agent for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B visas).
Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 days.