Sr. Groundskeeper

BGSU Office of Human Resources   Bowling Green, OH   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on February 27, 2023
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Maintains all aspects of grounds, ensuring all lawns, planting areas, sidewalks and parking areas continually are healthy and are free from debris.



  • Performs skilled grounds maintenance, including mowing, pruning, weeding, planting, fertilizing and applying herbicides to lawn, shrubbery and all planting
  • Maintains quality of sidewalks and parking areas by ensuring they are cleared of trash, debris, snow and
  • Cleans, repairs and performs minor service to equipment and vehicles used for grounds keeping
  • Participates in purchase of materials related to grounds keeping, including fertilizers, mulch, tools, chemicals and salt. Compares product prices and meets with sales Keeps accurate records and maintains inventory levels.






  • Six months related experience required


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the University’s insurance



 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills Knowledge of basic reading skills
  • Ability to carry out verbal and/or written instructions Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and written Detailed-oriented and highly accurate
  • Ability to work in changing environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty and/or staff or the public and represent BGSU appropriately
  • Ability to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities Knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Ability to operate computers and peripheral equipment such as printers Knowledge of basic science and scientific methods
  • Ability to operate and use manual and power custodial equipment Ability to operate hand and/or power grounds keeping equipment
  • Ability to perform automotive and heavy equipment maintenance and repair Ability to operate heavy equipment



Deadline to apply: The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘March 13, 2023’.




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BGSU Office of Human Resources

1851 N. Research Drive
Bowling Green , OH