• Northern Virginia Community College
  • $63,045.00 -144,630.00/year*
  • Vinton , VA
  • Construction
  • Full-Time


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Position Summary Information Basic Function

To provide a clean, well-maintained facility in support of the teaching and administrative functions of the campus. To make the campus as safe and pleasing to the eye as possible. This includes ensures that the land is maintained at the highest level by using good horticultural principles and practices. Trash, ice and snow are removed promptly and thoroughly to provide a safe environment for the campus population.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform Grounds Maintenance and landscaping support. Provide grounds information to supervisor for reports related to scheduling, ongoing projects and equipment status, community service workers, and contractors. Operate equipment, perform routine maintenance and preventative maintenance on grounds equipment. Assist trades staff and perform snow removal. Notifies Supervisor or Facility Manager of all actions & ensures that all projects/tasks are completed. Responds to the needs of the Supervisor or Facility Manager & Campus community without hesitation and completes requests in a timely manner. Tasks are completed in a timely manner. Performs Grounds Maintenance duties in a safe & professional manner at all times. Practices standard horticultural principles & practices at all times

Minimum Qualifications

Valid driver s license and good driving record
High school graduate or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Some horticulture or landscape experience

Preferred Qualifications

Associate s in Horticulture
Certifications in Pesticide Application
Some experience in Storm Water Management
Experience in small engine repair

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Operation and maintenance of vehicles and landscape equipment
Knowledge of horticultural and landscape principles and practices
Ability to lift 50lbs or more on an as needed basis

Operation of a State Vehicle No Posting Detail Information Open Date 07/08/2019 Close Date 07/22/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload a copy of your drivers license under the other documents section of application.

Background Check Statement

The selected candidate s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a valid Driver s License (Restricted Licenses are not permitted for operating a State Vehicle)? Yes No
  • * Do you have a High School Diploma/GED or equivalent applicable experience and/or training? Yes No
  • * Do you have experience with horticulture or landscaping? Yes No
  • * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited. Yes No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Other Document
  • Optional Documents
  • Certificate

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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