Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina 28801


Salary: $27,252 - $32,076; Total Compensation: $41,876 - $48,043



Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 11, 2019
Closes: Monday, October 28, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, November 18, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Reports to

Coordinator, Grounds

Employment Type

Full Time Regular

Minimum Qualifications

1. High school diploma or equivalent;
2. Valid, unrestricted driver license;
3. Six months of full-time or equivalent grounds keeping experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Two years of full-time or equivalent experience in an educational institution;
2. One year of full-time or equivalent grounds keeping experience;
3. Herbicides, Pesticides, or Forklift licenses;
4. Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.

Position Description

Job Description Summary

Performs a variety of tasks related to the maintenance of campus grounds including mowing grass, weed eating, trimming shrubs, raking and sweeping, watering lawns, and weeding of ornamental beds. Snow removal and assisting other departments in Plant Operations.


1. Operates college vehicles and powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles.
2. Mows, trims, and edges lawns using commercial mowers, weed-eaters/trimmers, and edgers, and performs cleanup.
3. Removes snow and ice from walks, steps, driveways, and parking lots, and spreads salt as needed.
4. Maintains lawns, trees and flower beds by mulching, aerating, weeding, trimming limbs, hedging shrubs/hedges, trimming or edging around flower beds, walks and walls.
5. Operates hand tools and power tools, for example: shovels, rakes, pruning saws, hedge/brush trimmers, axes, shears, pruners, and chain saws.
6. Gathers and removes trash and litter across campus.
7. Mixes and sprays or spreads fertilizer, herbicides or insecticides onto grass, shrubs or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
8. Maintains or repairs tools and equipment using hand or power tools.
9. Removes leaves on campus.
10. Contributes to the College Vision, Mission, Values, and Welcoming College statement.
11. Supports workforce diversity in all its aspects.
12. Performs other duties deemed necessary by upper management.

Job Post Contact

Jobs Website:

HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114