Grounds Services Staff (Part-time)Facilities

Openings: 1


JOB SUMMARY: This position will be responsible for keeping the grounds (roads, sidewalks, turf areas, trees, etc) at Gustavus Adolphus College in an attractive and safe condition. 

Employment Type: Part-time (24 hours/week, 52 weeks/year), Non-exempt (Hourly), Non-benefits Eligible


  • Perform year-round maintenance functions to ensure that the campus grounds are maintained in the condition defined by the grounds maintenance program
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance on grounds equipment through weekly cleaning and lubrication, and inspections prior to each use
  • Perform turf care including mowing, trimming, and debris removal
  • Keep roads and sidewalks clear of snow and ice to ensure safe conditions 
  • Provide garbage pickup, recycling services, and compost services
  • Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Gustavus safety program 
  • Interact with the college community in a friendly and cooperative manner
  • Provide quality services as directed in a thorough and regular manner
  • All other duties as assigned



  • Valid Minnesota Driver's License 
  • Punctual and detail oriented
  • Positive and hardworking attitude


  • Exposure to unsanitary conditions during collection of waste and recyclable materials
  • Exposure to outside weather conditions
  • Operate potentially hazardous equipment
  • Normal amount of physical effort needed to perform tasks including intermittent lifting of 50 pounds or less, pushing and pulling, shoveling, standing, stretching, bending, and stooping

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process on our website, to complete the online application and submit a resume, if available. 

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities. 

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Peter Maiers | | 507-933-7627

Posted: Mon Nov 6, 2023

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