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Groundskeeper - Student Worker


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Landscape Services (10000965)
Employee Designation:  Student
Definition of Class

The University of Mississippi Landscape Department is seeking student workers to perform general landscaping duties.

Essential Functions

Performs general landscaping duties, including:

  • Cuts lawns using power mower; operates trucks and tractors as required.
  • Picks up trash and debris from campus grounds, streets and walks. 
  • Trims and edges around walks, flowerbeds and walls using clippers and edging tools. 
  • Prunes shrubs and hedges to shape and improve growth. 
  • Rakes and removes leaves; cleans drainage ditches and culverts and hauls debris to dumping area. 
  • Waters lawns and shrubs during dry periods using hose or by activating fixed or portable sprinkler system. 
  • Sprays lawns, shrubs and trees with fertilizer or insecticides. 
  • Sweeps and cleans streets; removes snow, ice and debris from streets and walks as required. 


Pay Rate:  $8.00/hr

Minimum Qualifications
  • Applicants must list the number of hours he/she can work and/or their class schedule. 
  • Applicant must have a valid driver's license. 
EEO Statement
The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi