Shippensburg University

Shippensburg University


United States

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Position Information

Working Title Groundskeeper

Department Grounds Position Category Support Staff Posting Number SP00658 Position End Date (if other than Permanent) Hours per Week 37.5 Salary Range Starting salary is $29,301 annually including an extensive benefits package and tuition waiver for the employee and dependents. Full/Part Time Full Time Type of Position Permanent

Position Summary Information

General Description/Position Purpose

Shippensburg University is currently accepting applications for a full-time Groundskeeper.

This position is responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of all roads, grounds, walks, parking lots and athletic fields. Specific duties include all areas of grounds maintenance, seeding, planting, fertilizing, mowing, spraying, leaf and snow removal, etc. The employee will operate snow blowers, leaf blowers, outdoor vacuums, fertilizer spreaders, mowers, string trimmers, athletic field lining equipment and other grounds maintenance equipment.

Shippensburg University employees value teamwork and collaboration, are dependable, take initiative, solve problems effectively, communicate clearly and support organizational change. University employees may work closely with individuals of diverse backgrounds and race, as well as those of differing religious affiliations, sexual orientation and gender. They must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with all members of the campus community.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have one year of experience in grounds keeping. Successful performance in an on-campus interview is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Employment experience in all phases of landscape plant care and maintenance is preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 04/25/2023

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Materials submitted in other formats including paper applications will not be considered. Candidates who need assistance with the application process can go to their local PA CareerLink Office. Shippensburg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current employee of Shippensburg University?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  • Job details




    Shippensburg University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type




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