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Landscape Services Crewleader at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 1/18/23

Job Description

Requisition 202300004S

Position Title Landscape Services Crewleader

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 5. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Service Maintenance

Department Facilities Campus Services

Division of Finance and Operations

Educational Requirements for the Position

High school graduate or G.E.D. Three years of experience in institutional or commercial grounds maintenance or a related field to include one year of experience in a supervisory capacity. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Provides working supervision over a crew of groundskeepers. Oversees assigned work to ensure completed satisfactorily. Utilizes personnel to accomplish maintenance of their assigned area.

Primary Responsibilities

Meets with Foreperson at the beginning and ending of shift to discuss problems, report absences, equipment problems and other concerns. Schedules and coordinates personnel to accomplish assignments. Insures safe work practices. Trains new employees. Makes minor equipment repair and reports major repair problems to Foreperson. Provides working supervision as required. Checks out and assures the return of all equipment. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Position requires driving and operating a university vehicle; therefore, a valid Texas driver license and driving record acceptable to the university’s insurance carrier is required. Operates self-propelled mowers, stringline trimmers, push mowers, edgers, leaf blowers, chainsaws, power pruners, ditching machines. Proficiency in all duties performed. Working conditions involve exposure to disagreeable elements such as, heat cold, wind, dirt, dust, fumes, and insects. Uniforms and identification badges are provided by the University according to departmental policy.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...