Grounds keeper

Grounds keeper


Blue Ridge Community College
180 West Campus Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828-694-1700

Job Location

Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, North Carolina; Henderson County


Grade 4 / $26,665 - $33,331


Standard Benefits Package

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Closes: Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Target Start Date

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 6am - 3pm

Reports to

Grounds Supervisor

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Come Join Our TEAM!

Blue Ridge Community College is currently seeking applications for a Grounds keeper. This position is responsible for maintaining campus grounds/gardens and all outside spaces stay in good condition, both horticultural and aesthetically. To apply and review a full description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser:

Education: High school diploma required, Associates Degree in Horticulture preferred.

Experience: All persons must provide verifiable and relevant professional experience in a work-place setting or environment.

Within the first year of employment, the employee must acquire an NC Certified Plants man certification and Pesticide License in categories- L, and aquatic. Must have or be eligible to attain a fork-truck certification.

Knowledge and Skills: Valid driver’s license. Possess strong personal and professional integrity, effective verbal and written communication skills and a commitment to safety. Basics using Microsoft Office Suite or similar products, College email and website, web-based computer applications associated with the position.

Experience in grounds upkeep, able to prioritize work tasks, able to solve problems, able to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Maintain the technical competencies necessary to the job function.

Physical Demands: The ability to perform all duties associated with the position including, but not limited to lifting, prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and operating or performing work with associated tools and machines. This position does work outdoors in inclement weather.

Blue Ridge Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

Job Post Contact

Teisha Baynard