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Grounds Keeper

Published or Revised August 13, 2021

Responsibilities: This position will perform a variety of general grounds maintenance including:  mowing, edging, weed pulling, trimming and ground clean up.  Operate grounds equipment.

Qualifications: Applicant must high school diploma or equivalent.  Entry level experience, six months of experience in landscaping and/or grounds keeping with the knowledge of proper safety procedures and standards on operating equipment associated with lawn maintenance or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Ability to read, write and carry out oral and/or written instructions.  Current Texas driver's license and insurable with the College's insurance carrier.  Must have the ability to maintain and operate small engine landscaping machinery. Ability to lift/carry approximately 25 pounds and/or occasionally lift about 50 pounds.

Salary: The salary for this 12 month position is $11.50 per hour.

Fringe Benefits:  This position covers health insurance at 100% for employee.  Additional optional coverages includes dental, vision, AD&D, life insurance, and long- and short-term disability.  Other benefits include retirement under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, accrued sick leave, vacation, paid holidays, and an employee reimbursement/dependent scholarship program.  Health benefits require a 60-day employment period.

Application Procedures:  Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, the search committee will begin reviewing applications on August 30, 2021.  Candidates cannot be guaranteed full consideration if materials are received after that date.  A Paris Junior College Application for Employment is required.  This position is security-sensitive and may require a post-hire Disclosure Regarding Background Investigation on the successful candidate.  To download the PJC Application for Employment and Disclosure Regarding Background Investigation Authorization, please visit our web site at www.parisjc.edu/employment.  Submit completed forms and all other information to humanresources@parisjc.edu or mail to Human Resources Office, Paris Junior College, 2400 Clarksville Street, Paris, TX 75460.  EOE.

Note:

Applicants must complete the Disclosure Regarding Background Investigation and the Acknowledgment and Authorization for Background Check forms along with the application.  Please print The Summary of Your Rights Under the FCRA document for your records.  A background check is not completed until after an offer of employment is extended.

The form opens automatically in the browser with Safari and Chrome; it will download automatically in Firefox.  While it is possible to fill the form out in your browser window, some browsers will not automatically save the information when downloaded.  Please download the form and open it in Adobe Acrobat, fill out and save, then attach the saved form to an email to humanresources@parisjc.edu.

Paris Junior College is an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, creed or religion, color, age, national origin, veteran status, or any other protected group status.  Applicants requiring accommodations for the application or interview process should contact the Human Resources Office.