Groundskeeper I - Facilities Services/Grounds, Palm Bay

Eastern Florida State College (Cocoa)
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$30,000
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Announcement Of Position Vacancy

Eastern Florida State College Cocoa, Florida

Office Of Human Resources

Position Title: Groundskeeper I - Facilities Services/Grounds, Palm Bay Position Number: 050823-001C Position Type: Full-Time Position Status: Open, Accepting Applications Apply for This Position : New User ------ Returning User Campus & Location: Palm Bay Position Description:

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the full- time position of Groundskeeper I on the Palm Bay Campus in Palm Bay, Florida.

Salary & Benefit:

The annual salary is $30,000. Successful internal candidates for external job postings should be aware that their current salary does not transfer to the new position. Salary will be as advertised in the job announcement. Full- time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan.

Position Concept:

Responsible for maintaining the campus grounds to include, but not limited to, mowing, edging; and trimming trees, shrubs, foliage, and turf grass.

Minimum Qualifications:

The following minimum qualifications for these positions must be met before any applicants will be considered:

  • High School graduate or GED with one to three years of experience in landscaping trade.
  • Must have knowledge of the operation of hand tools and small equipment used in the trade.
  • Restricted Pesticide license preferred.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator's license required.
  • These positions will require successful fingerprinting and the candidates chosen will be required to pay the associated fee (currently $37.25).This fingerprinting fee ($37.25) is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase.
  • High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.

    Minimum physical qualifications:

  • Works outside in various weather conditions.
  • Works in or with moving vehicles and/or equipment.
  • Works in noisy conditions.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 40+ pounds.
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information and/or data from a computer.
  • Notes:

    Applications will be accepted from May 10, 2023 through May 21, 2023 ; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice. Applications must be submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. on the closing day. This is a covered position under Chapter 295 Florida Statutes, which provides for Veterans' Preference in employment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans.

    How To Apply : All applicants must apply on-line in order to be considered for employment at Eastern Florida State College. If applicants need assistance in completing the on-line application, they should contact Human Resources. With at least 24 hours advance notice, EFSC can provide readers, Braille, audio cassettes, computer readers, sign language interpreters, and Scribes.

    Note To Applicant : Applications will not be considered after the deadline date unless justified and approved for exception by the Associate Vice President of Human Resources. All successful applicants must complete New Employee Orientation prior to beginning work.

    Contact Human Resources

    Eastern Florida State College
    Human Resources
    1519 Clearlake Road
    Cocoa, FL 32922
    Telephone: (321) 433-7070
     FAX: (321) 433-7065
    Florida Relay: 1-800-955-8770
    Email: [email protected]

    Nondiscrimination Statement : Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity, and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veteran status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.

    Accreditation Statement : Eastern Florida State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate and associate degrees, as well as specialized certificate programs. Questions about the accreditation of Eastern Florida State College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on the SACSCOC's website.

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