Clarke University
  • Facilities
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • Full Time

At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied - it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day - it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the "most livable" small cities in the country and one of "Best Green Places" in the country.

The university is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our facilities team in the role of Groundskeeper. Under direct supervision from the Grounds Manager, this position is responsible for the general appearance, upkeep & maintenance of campus grounds.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning and maintenance in all areas of campus grounds including sweeping sidewalks, cleaning debris from ground and window wells, cleaning exterior windows, and emptying trash containers
  • Mowing, raking, trimming, turf maintenance and ornamental planting
  • Cleaning and washing all building exteriors and glass using ladder
  • Performing minor mechanical repairs and assisting with preventive maintenance duties.
  • Operate snow removal equipment plows, snow blowers and shovel as necessary
  • Supervise student workers as needed

Qualifications include:

The successful candidate must have:

  • A high school diploma and/or GED and 1 year of grounds or related work experience
  • Valid drivers' license
  • Ability to attain an Iowa Applications Permit for herbicides and pesticides within one year

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter and resume online at Start date is negotiable.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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