Viterbo University
  • 11-May-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Physical Plant
  • La Crosse, WI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Viterbo University has an immediate opening for a Groundskeeper who is responsible for maintaining an aesthetically pleasing and positive appearance of the campus grounds and the Outdoor Athletic Complex sports fields. Perform maintenance on lawn, utility and snow removal equipment. Assist with miscellaneous physical plant project work.

This is a full time, first shift position. (7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Minimum two years related work experience and knowledge in grounds care, snow removal and light maintenance required. Must be certified to apply herbicides and insecticides or obtain certification within one year of hire date. Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Ability to operate bobcat, forklift, riding mowers and other motorized equipment. Must be able to meet physical demands of sitting, standing, walking, bending, crawling, climbing and twisting up to eight hours per day and able to lift 100 pounds.

A warm and welcoming community for students, faculty, and staff of all faiths, Viterbo's proud Catholic and Franciscan heritage can be felt throughout campus. As one of only 24 Franciscan universities located in the U.S., Viterbo's values-based education features opportunities for leadership linked to service and a strong emphasis on ethics. Viterbo's main campus is located on 21 acres on the south side of the city of La Crosse, WI, with two satellite centers in West Allis, Wis., and West Des Moines, Iowa, focused specifically on graduate programs. The facilities for the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics are housed in the D.B. and Marge Reinhart Center and include state-of-the-art teaching/research laboratories, plant and insect growth facilities, an analytical instrument lab, a computer lab, and distance learning technologies. The University enrolls about 1,800 undergraduates, and over 800 students are enrolled in associate degree programs, master's programs in education, nursing, business, mental health counseling, and servant leadership, as well as the doctor in nursing practice program. With an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the average class size is 16, helping to cultivate the strong relationships shared among students and faculty through mentoring, advising, and teaching. Today, there are more than 20,000 Viterbo alumni nationwide.

To apply, please complete the online application form, include a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references.

Application review will begin immediately and until position is filled.

Contact Information: Kayla Berg, Human Resources Generalist, 900 Viterbo Drive, La Crosse, WI 54601

Viterbo University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups.

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