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 Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534




State of NC

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Friday, November 17, 2023
Closes: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Employment Type

Full-time, 12 months

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Must be able to communicate effectively, follow oral and written instructions, and work independently or in a team environment. 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. Candidates must have a basic working knowledge of computers and associated software. A valid North Carolina Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record is required.

Preferred Qualifications

An Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with one year of experience in grounds maintenance or related work is preferred. Irrigation and/or small engine repair experience is preferred. 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, 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.
If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.
INSTITUTION: Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community Colleges System. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS: 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.

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