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Sr Building and Grounds Asst (Groundskeeping)

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All employees and students must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Employees must have received at least the first dose of the vaccine before beginning on-campus employment, be fully vaccinated within 30 days of beginning employment and provide proof of vaccination, unless exempted as provided for in Miami University's COVID19 Vaccination Program and Policy. If you need additional information regarding exemptions, please contact or

Job no: 499337
Department: Grounds
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Custodial, Building Support, Grounds
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Building and Grounds Assistant, Senior

$14.00 hr/F1

Job Summary:

Primarily in grounds keeping services, performs a variety of technical tasks in care of campus grounds; including mowing, trimming, raking, removing shrubs and trees. May perform custodial and technical tasks related to setting up for events and maintaining the University's buildings, facilities, and grounds in a clean, neat, and safe manner. Hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Assists in the set up and break down for events; arranges tables, chairs, and staging; moves technical equipment.
May set up and operate technical equipment including lighting and sounds system.
May operate moving equipment including fork lift and high lift.
Picks up trash and/or litter from University buildings and/or grounds; empties trash receptacles.
Performs custodial or groundskeeping tasks which may include mowing, trimming, raking, removing shrubs and trees, sweeping, mopping, dusting, or vacuuming.


Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a high school diploma or GED and one year of technical experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. May require driver's license.

This position requires the ability to successfully pass a POPES physical.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of event set-up operations
Knowledge of sound/lighting equipment or moving equipment
Knowledge of custodial or groundskeeping operations

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Frequent standing, walking, climbing, and operating equipment. Some lifting of materials weighing up to 70 pounds. Periodic assignment given which entail dealing with modestly unpleasant physical situations. There may be considerable noise generated by machine operation and some machinery may present an element of personal risk of injury due to an accident.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.


EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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