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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES
POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION

Position Classification Title: Groundskeeper,Sr
Position Classification Code: K4028
Job Family: Grounds and Facilities
Pay Level: 03
Exempt Status: Non-exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general supervision, leads a crew of groundskeepers in the maintenance of grounds and grounds construction activities.
Standard Duties:
Plans, projects and schedules grounds crew activities over short and long-range periods and assigns priorities for their completion. Reviews projects for structural and operational safety. Prepares and maintains records and reports. Coordinates periodically with supervisor and receives guidance as to desired standards or quality of service provided. Ensures subordinates compliance with established safety guidelines. May operate various snow removal equipment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of equipment, tools and procedures of grounds construction and maintenance. Knowledge of techniques of planting and maintaining plants, trees and shrubs suited to the area location.
Skill in operating grounds maintenance and grounds construction equipment.
Ability to effectively communicate.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- None
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-