Grounds Worker - #9805295

Old Dominion University

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Norfolk, VA
Salary: $26,732 per year
Contract type: Full time

Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Grounds Worker
Position Number 00435A
Location Norfolk, VA
Type of Position Classified
Type of Job Full Time
EEO Category H Service/Maintenance
Job Description To provide athletic facility and grounds maintenance support for the following departments: Athletics, Recreational Sports and Health and Physical Education, and other designated events
Type of Recruitment
Knowledge, skills and abilities Demonstrated knowledge of the basic duties associated with grounds maintenance. Demonstrated skill in the operation and use of various manual and power tools and equipment routinely used in grounds maintenance. Demonstrated ability to lead and direct workers. Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs. as required
Special licenses, registration or certification Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
Education or training None
Level and type of experience Some experience related to general grounds maintenance
Additional Considerations (supplemental knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification) Basic knowledge of turf maintenance. Some knowledge of recreational or athletic field maintenance. Some knowledge of the setup and breakdown of athletic equipment. Ability to use turf maintenance equipment and operate standard transmission. Demonstrated ability to use tools to maintain and repair sports equipment. Experience leading and directing workers
Conditions of Employment Some night and weekend work will be required

This is an open until filled recruitment. This recruitment may close after the five-day required posting period when a suitable pool of applicants has been generated
Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary non-negotiable $ - 26,732
Posting Detail Information

Job Requisition Number S02537
Job Open To General Public
Open Date 02/12/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary na
Criminal Background Check The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check
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Equity Statement It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Reasonable Accommodation Request If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141
Alternative Hiring Process In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability

If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link:, or call DARS at 800-552-5019
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Do you have a valid Virginia driver's license and an insurable driving record?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Contact Information for Professional References
Optional Documents
  • Yellow Layoff Form
  • Blue Layoff Card
  • Certificate of Disability Letter

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