Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland, 20715, United States
Nov 14, 2018
Dec 19, 2018
Full Time


Personnel Status: PIN/Non-Exempt
Department: Facilities Management
Open Date: November 13, 2018 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities: Under direct supervision, performs manual labor duties in the maintenance of grounds and facilities; mows lawns using hand or powered tools/equipment; plants, transplants and prunes trees and shrubs; cuts down and removes dead or hazardous trees; fertilizes and sprays trees, shrubs and lawn areas; plants and maintains annual and perennial flowerbeds; maintains a small greenhouse for raising flowers and shrubs; removes dirt, rubbish, leaves and other refuse from grounds and woods; maintains roads, storm drains and parking areas; paints sign posts, manhole covers and stripes parking areas; lays out and stripes physical education field; assists in the maintenance of recreational facilities; may clean and do simple maintenance work indoors; removes snow from roads, walkways and vehicle entrances; drives automobiles, pick-ups, parcel trucks, buses, tractors and power mowers; reports for duty when emergency situations arise, such as power outages, equipment failure, snow storms, etc.; coordinates and cooperates closely with other grounds and maintenance workers and the Grounds Supervisor; performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma or GED preferred. One year of experience or its equivalent, in the care and maintenance of lawns, flowers, trees and the operation and care of related tools and equipment preferred. Ability to lift items in excess of fifty pounds and to work in inclement weather conditions.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Candidates must have a valid Maryland Non-Commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license. Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Background checks are conducted on all selected candidates.

SALARY: $25,160 - $28,800 GRADE: 2

APPLICATIONS: Interested and qualified applicants should go to to apply online. Paper application submissions will not be considered.

Office of Human Resources
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715

Bowie State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Auxiliary aids and services for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. Please contact the University's EEO Officer at 301-860-3442.

In accordance with the Cleary Act of 2000, you are advised to contact the Bowie State University Campus Police Office for Disclosure of Criminal Incidents that occur on our campus.


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