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Temporary Grounds Keeper T99890


Cincinnati, OH
ID: 2915-433

Xavier University is seeking applications for a Temporary Groundskeeper.  This a temporary position working less than 24 hours per week.  

Responsibilities includes but not limited to:

  • With appropriate personal protective equipment, the Temporary Groundskeeper will operate hand and power tools to cut, trim, edge grass, turf, prune and remove trees and shrubs, trim hedges, mulches, and applies chemicals.
  • Applies top soil, grades surfaces, prepare seed beds, plants bulbs and weeds flower beds.
  • Maintain athletic fields by dragging, laying out, lining and painting.
  • Snow removal.
  • Keep university grounds clean (e.g., pick up trash and other debris; operates a variety of equipment to clean sidewalks, steps, patios, and parking lots when necessary).
  • Lifting and moving heavy equipment and/or materials unassisted up to 125 pounds.
  • Follow all established safety procedures.
  • Assists other departments in related activities i.e. set up and deliver equipment, furniture, supplies and Christmas lights.


  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and driving record deemed  insurable under Xavier’s policies.

This position is capped at 1000 hours.  If in good standing, the employee will be able to return the following season and/or apply for open Xavier positions.

Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. 

To ensure consideration, qualified/interested applicants must submit a resume and contact information for three references on Xavier University's website.  Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position closes at the University's discretion.