Physical Plant Services – Grounds Technician

Physical Plant Services – Grounds Technician


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


$ 33,981.00 - $ 44,176.00


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Closes: Monday, February 27, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, February 27, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Position Qualifications
Prior experience and skills in building repair and renovation, grounds maintenance, and landscaping 
Competency in use of a computer 
Ability to work effectively with others in a team environment 
Ability to thoroughly assess needs and exercise good judgment in decision-making 
Ability to utilize a customer-focused approach in performing duties 
Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to anticipate and respond appropriately to change 
Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize effectively 
Valid North Carolina driver’s license 
Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college 
Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies: 
    -  Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action 
    -  Collaborating and facilitating 
    -  Creating and innovating 
    -  Anticipating and responding to change 
    -  Providing vision and leadership 

Preferred Qualifications

Commercial maintenance experience 
Experience in facility maintenance in a higher education setting
Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in building trades, or other related field (substantial relevant work experience and/or a certificate or diploma may be substituted for degree requirements)  

Position Description


Davidson-Davie Community College is an award-winning institution that is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure student learning and success. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. Our goal is to identify individuals who will assist in our mission, so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at Davidson-Davie Community College. Our benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of our students, faculty and staff.    The future is here!

The Physical Plant Services – Grounds Technician is responsible for assisting with the general maintenance of buildings, grounds, and equipment. The primary focus is on Grounds work. The Technician reports to the Supervisor, Physical Plant Services as part of the Financial and Administrative Services Division of the College.  Physical Plant Services team members are scheduled to work 10 hours per day on a four-day per week schedule.  Hours are generally 6:00 am – 4:30 pm and are flexible depending on College needs.  DDCC is currently accepting applications for one position.  


 What you'll do on a typical day:

Responsibilities and general duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Primary Duties are maintaining campus grounds and buildings, including mowing, planting, seeding, grading, pruning, cleaning, etc. 

Performs necessary carpentry, electrical, masonry, painting, wall installation, plumbing, and other maintenance repairs for all College facilities

Performs regular routine maintenance tasks, including replacing filters, greasing motors, replacing light fixtures, bulbs, floor tiles, etc.

Assists in keeping buildings and equipment painted

Assists in keeping maintenance and repair records

Completes work orders involving repair, cleaning, maintenance and moving furniture and equipment

Performs preventive maintenance tasks on equipment, grounds, and facilities

Assists in the servicing of College vehicles and grounds equipment

Assists with snow and ice removal during inclement weather

Participates in rotating on-call schedule for emergency situations during off duty hours as assigned by the Supervisor.  

Performs other duties as assigned that support the mission of the College

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933