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Temporary Help- Grounds Utility Worker

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Position Summary Information
Position Summary
This position falls under the supervision of the Grounds Department at APSU. This is a temporary position, less than 1 year.
This position will work 37.5 hours weekly at 7.5 hours daily. The work hours will be a set schedule (6:00 AM-2:30 PM) most of the time but may vary depending on the needs of the university.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
This position includes working outside, running a weed eater, edging sidewalks and landscape beds, blowing debris off of hardscapes, and removing trash from the grounds. Operate a utility vehicle or pickup truck to complete assignments. This position covers the entire university campus and may be paired with a full-time employee with a particular area of responsibility.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
-Use weed eater to trim where the mowers can’t get and to edge sidewalks, curbs and landscape beds.
-Will use hand or back pack blower to remove grass clippings, leaves, trash or other debris from hardscapes.
-Walk the grounds of the university to pick up trash with grabbing tools.
-Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements
Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Required Minimum Qualifications
The person that is hired for this position must have a high school education or equivalent and a valid Driver’s License. A background check will be performed.