Grounds Technician

Grounds Technician


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

Job Location

Goldsboro, NC


$24,168 - $27,551


State of NC

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Friday, February 1, 2019
Closes: Friday, February 15, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, March 4, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Superintendent of Facilities and Grounds

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent 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 the ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment. Candidates must have basic working knowledge of computers and associated software. A valid North Carolina Driver’s License and a driving record which allows applicant to be insurable under WCC’s auto insurance policy is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree and one year of experience in grounds maintenance or related work preferred. Irrigation and/or small engine repair experience preferred. Bilingual and National Career Readiness Certificate is 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 includes 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.

 If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.

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.

Job Post Contact

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