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Grounds Worker | Saint Louis University - Military Veterans

at Herc - South Midwest

Job Summary Under close supervision, is responsible to perform a wide variety of grounds maintenance activities: refuse collection, weed control, landscape, irrigation and hardscape maintenance, shrub pruning, and snow removal; serves as emergency essential personnel as directed. Performs ongoing grounds maintenance, including refuse collection, weed control, and mulch and fertilizer applications. Job Duties ·          Performs ongoing grounds maintenance, including refuse collection, weed control, and mulch and fertilizer applications. ·          Performs annual and perennial display bed maintenance, including manual irrigation, pruning, weeding, and mulch and fertilizer applications. ·          Performs turf maintenance, including mowing, trimming, edging, fertilization, and other cultural-related practices inherent to turf maintenance. ·          Provides proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, planters, benches, artwork, and other grounds-related features. ·          Maintains irrigation systems, including winterizing the systems and starting them up in spring. ·          Performs snow removal-related tasks. ·          May serve as a member of the emergency essential personnel staff in the Facilities Services division and be required to report to work during closing to assist in carrying out the services of the university. ·          Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities ·          Knowledge of ground-related equipment and procedures. ·          Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of operating grounds equipment. ·          Interpersonal/human relations skills. ·          Ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions. ·          Ability to lift a minimum of 75 pounds. ·          Ability to work outdoors in harsh weather. Hourly Rate: $18.55 per hour Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED preferred; two (2) years of grounds-related experience strongly preferred. A valid Class E Driver's license is required. Missouri Motor Vehicle License Check.  This is position comes with a lucrative benefits package: ·          Full medical, dental, and, vision insurance, after 60 days of full-time employment. ·          403(b) Retirement plan-Auto-enroll at 2% employee contributions, then University matches 1:1 Match up to 5% of employee contributions for first seven years of employment, then moves to 2:1 match up to 5%. ·          FREE undergraduate and graduate Saint Louis University tuition for all employees (some fees to apply). ·          FREE undergraduate Saint Louis University tuition for dependents and spouses after three years of service (some fees do apply). ·          Discounted membership fees to Simon Recreation Center. Schedule: ·          8- hour shift 7:00 am to 3:30 pm / Full-time ·          Tuesday to Saturday

St Louis, MO

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