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Position Number 37736
Class Title Groundskeeper
Job Description

The Landscape & Natural Resources department is seeking to hire a qualified Groundskeeper.

The following are specific duties performed in these positions:

Conduct mowing operations with appropriate mowers; Operate edgers, blowers, trimmers, sweepers, hedgers, and handtools;

Perform general maintenance and cleaning of campus through raking, grading, excavating, and hand-weeding beds;

Candidate will be responsible for removing rubbish, soil, and leaves from grounds;

Water and prune or remove plants, trees, and shrubs; Apply mulch as needed;

Ensure equipment is kept in operating order.

Please feel free to visit the Landscape & Natural Resources website at

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of the ninth grade. The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position. If minimum requirements of the position do not require post high school education, an applicant is not required to provide the information on the application.

Additional Minimum Requirements

Preference will be granted to candidates who possess the ability to work in various outdoor environments;

Able to work in a team with diverse backgrounds and knowledge is preferred;

Able to maintain lawns and grounds;

Prefer candidate with the ability to communicate in conversation English in order to work effectively with customers and team members;

Able to understand and interpret standard safety procedures.

Veterans’ Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Special Conditions

Position requires a valid Class E driver’s license (regular license). This position may involve driving to various locations on and off campus to conduct University business.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity here at UCF, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. If certain eligibility criteria is met, the department may offer an above base salary. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

This position does not require college credits. If the selected applicant claims college credit on the application for this position, an official transcript from the accredited institution must be provided within 30 days of the hire date. This applies whether the applicant is a new hire or promoted from among current UCF employees.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 009415
Job Open Date 03/09/2018
Job Close Date 03/22/2018
Open Until Filled No
Division Admin & Finance
College/Area Not Applicable
Department Landscape and Natural Resources
Annual Salary $22,968.00 to Negotiable
Type of Appointment for Staff Regular
If temporary, time limited, emergency, or multi -year contract, please specify timeframe
Job Category Staff
Additional Application Materials Required
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you completed the ninth grade?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you now or in the the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3