Groundskeeper/Maintenance Technician

Groundskeeper/Maintenance Technician


College of The Albemarle
1208 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Phone: 252-335-0821

Job Location

Elizabeth City, NC


$2,088.00 - $2,611.00 Monthly


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Monday, September 13, 2021
Closes: Monday, September 27, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, October 11, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director, Campus Facilities

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • One year of landscaping or grounds maintenance and minor building maintenance experience.
  • Valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one.

Other Requirements

Training & Licenses:

  • Once hired, Groundskeeper/Maintenance Technician will be required to obtain a certification as a Pesticide Applicator within the first year of employment.
  • Certification must remain valid throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Certified Pesticide Applicator.

Position Description

FLSA: Maintenance - Non-exempt
Salary is commensurate with experience

The role of the Groundskeeper/Maintenance Technician is to perform semiskilled and skilled work in the maintenance and service activities related to the facilities and grounds at College of The Albemarle (COA).

The Groundskeeper/Maintenance Technician receives supervision form the Director, Campus Facilities.

Examples of Duties


  • Clean and maintain the grounds; perform basic landscaping duties.
  • Operate mowers, edgers, chain saws and trimmers to cut grass; load grass bags and brush into refuse trucks.
  • Rake leaves and trim hedges; prune shrubs and check for disease; pull weeds.
  • Apply insecticides and pesticides to plants and weeds, as necessary.
  • Clean parking lots and courtyards using a gas-powered vacuum.
  • Remove trash from building grounds and empty trash cans.
  • Ensure all safety and fire regulations are followed.
  • Clean and maintain grounds maintenance equipment; troubleshooting equipment and perform minor repairs.
  • Assist with maintenance and minor repairs of the buildings and equipment as needed [i.e. light bulb replacement, paper dispenser installation, filter changes, whiteboard installation, assembly of furniture, painting and touch-up, replacing of ceiling tiles, etc.].
  • Assist with the delivery of packages from Shipping and Receiving to faculty and staff offices.
  • Assist with the set up and break down of tables and chairs used for college functions.
  • Attend classes and seminars related to landscaping and groundskeeping.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Job Post Contact

JaQuay Sutton

Human Resources Generalist

252-335-0821 ext. 2388