Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Grounds Beautification Worker

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 20, 2019

Job Description

Reporting to the Beautification/Pesticide Application Supervisor, the Grounds Beautification Worker performs flower bed installation and maintenance, fertilizer and pesticide applications, bed maintenance and mulching. Additionally, as needed, performs routine grounds maintenance and snow removal.

Required Qualifications

Experience such as general grounds maintenance and/or landscape installation and maintenance. | Ability to communicate effectively, have good team work skills, and be able to understand, comprehend and follow directions in the workplace.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in grounds care in an institutional or commercial setting. | Experience using commercial riding mowers, tractors, small power and hand tools. | Experience performing grounds maintenance in populated areas. | Registered Technician License. | Experience applying pesticides and fertilizers.

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Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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