UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Classified Job Specification (Revised 06/02)
JOB TITLE: Groundskeeper
CLASS CODE: 001149
Perform physical labor in maintain the grounds.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES
Mow lawns, seed, fertilize, water, spray and maintain turf areas.
Plant trees, shrubs, evergreens and bedding plants; water, weed, trim, spray and maintain them.
Diagnose and treat tree illnesses.
Mix and apply weed and insect control chemical.
Drive trucks, tractors and operate such equipment as necessary for grounds maintenance.
Collect and haul trash and limbs as necessary to maintain the grounds.
Remove snow as necessary.
Perform related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS
High school diploma. Valid driver's license; employment physical, insurable by University's carrier to drive vehicles, and Kentucky operator's license to handle pesticides.
One year of experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.