Grounds Maintenance Technician

Grounds Maintenance Technician


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Drive

Goldsboro, NC  27534


$24,168 - $27,551



Job Category

  • Skilled Crafts

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, October 28, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, November 15, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Must be able to communicate effectively, follow oral and written instructions, and work independently or in a team environment.  Candidates must have a basic working knowledge of computers and associated software.

Preferred Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. An Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with one year of experience in grounds maintenance or related work is preferred. Must be knowledgeable of and demonstrate the ability to operate hand and power tools and equipment, and have the ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment. Irrigation and/or small engine repair experience is preferred.  A valid North Carolina Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record is required. Bilingual and National Career Readiness Certificate are preferred.

Position Description

The primary responsibility is to maintain the campus grounds. Tasks include lawns, trees and shrubs, parking areas, roads, and athletic facilities. Duties include mowing (riding on power equipment over uneven terrain), trimming grassy areas, pruning trees, raking leaves and grass clippings, picking up litter, emptying outside trash receptacles, and applying lime, fertilizer, and pesticides. Applicants must be able to walk over extended distances carrying equipment weighing in excess of 20 lbs. (string trimmers, edger’s, backpack blowers, and sprayers) and be able to safely lift objects weighing up to 100 lbs. (fertilizer bags, debris, etc.). This position will require applicants to work in inclement weather and extreme temperatures.

How to Apply

Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

Job Post Contact

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