Assistant Groundskeeper

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Bastyr University is looking for a full-time assistant groundskeeper in our Grounds Department for our Kenmore, WA Campus.  



Work with grounds crew to ensure that the campus stays safe and beautiful

Maintain mowed and manicured lawns around walkways, beds and buildings

Shape shrubs and trees to create aesthetically pleasing landscape

Use power tools, utility and earth movement vehicles to transform campus grounds

Weed, plant and care for the various decorative beds throughout campus

Clean and maintain gardening and grounds equipment daily by sharpen tools and repairing equipment, as needed

Shovel, plow or melt snow and ice from walks and driveways

Remove litter and rake up leaves

Cut back grass in drainage ditches and culverts to city regulation length

Remove debris and clear driveways and parking lots

Go to training programs, seminars and presentations as designated

Inform supervisor of all accidents and injuries in a timely manner

Participate in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments

Work in accordance with OSHA safety requirements

Wear protective clothing and PPE required by the work environment or governmental regulations (provided).

Set up and taking down chairs, tables and tents for special events

Complete work requests in a friendly, accurate, and timely manner

May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

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High school diploma or GED. Three years of relevant grounds experience. Ability to lift 65 pounds regularly. Must have basic computer knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).  A valid Washington State Driver’s License. Must pass a criminal background check.

Work Schedule: 6AM – 2:30PM / Monday – Friday

Benefits: Comprehensive Benefits Package

Please refer to Job #17-014 and position title when applying and send cover letter and resume to: jobs[at]bastyr[dot]edu      EEO   Open until filled.

Kenmore Campus (Kenmore, WA)