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Grounds Technician

POSITION REPORTS TO: Grounds Supervisor

summary of duties

Performs basic duties relating to proper maintenance of LCA grounds.  Duties include but not limited to cleaning, mowing with tractors and push mowers, weed eating, gardening, maintaining lawn equipment, vehicle servicing, irrigation support, general care of the LCA grounds, and various handy-man tasks. This is a full-time, 12 month position with benefits.

Essential job duties

  • Mowing, edging, trimming campus property
  • Daily policing of trash and traffic cones around campus
  • Pruning LCA’s shrubs and trees
  • Fertilizing, seeding, planting and weeding LCA’s property
  • Assist with snow removal
  • Irrigation system maintenance and repair
  • Equipment maintenance and repair
  • Help service and maintain various LCA vehicles
  • Setup and tear down for special events
  • Assist others in the Facilities department during winter months and as needed


  • Working knowledge of lawn care procedures, including proper pruning techniques.
  • Ability to use chemicals and sprays for maintaining grass, lawns, shrubs, and flowers.
  • Ability to use and service tools and equipment, associated with grounds maintenance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions.
  • Time management and task prioritization skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow various job related schedules.
  • Ability to exercise basic human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations within the LCA community.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow LCA’s and the Facilities department policies.
  • Knowledge of proper personal protective equipment for performing duties.

physical requirements

  • May be required to lift, push, or pull up to 100 pounds.
  • May be required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, reach, feel, or sit for long periods of time.
  • May be exposed to chemical, mechanical, or electrical hazards.
  • May be exposed to dust or fumes and be required to work outdoors in inclement weather and or extreme hot or cold temperatures.
  • May be subject to excessive motor or machine noise.


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