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TITLE:Groundskeeper
Finance and Administration/Facilities Services
 
DATE POSTED: Friday, February 20, 2015
LOCATION: Longview
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of Grounds

SCHEDULE:

Hourly position - Hours are primarily weekdays 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., but responsibilities may occasionally require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

No supervisory responsibilities. Duties will be assigned by the Assistant Director of Grounds or the Lead Groundskeeper and will include the following.
  • Perform minor maintenance and repairs of grounds equipment.
  • Perform routine groundskeeping tasks including, but not limited to, hand mowing, string trimming, tractor mowing, riding mower mowing, pruning, plant bed preparation, planting of trees, shrubs and other plants.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

LeTourneau University seeks persons with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who are committed to the development of a small dynamic Christian university where the integration of faith and academic excellence is paramount. 
  • Grounds experience is required.
  • Must be age 18 or older. 
  • Work is physically demanding and applicant must be able to work in various weather extremes.

DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: Immediately

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION OR NOMINATION:

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applicants who agree with the educational mission of LeTourneau University are considered for employment without regard to race, age, sex, handicapping condition or national origin.
Applications are required and may be obtained from our web site (www.letu.edu) or weekdays from the Business Office
Human Resources
LeTourneau University
2100 S. Mobberly Avenue
Longview, TX 75602
Fax: (903) 233-4101

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:

Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation.

LeTourneau University is a regionally accredited interdenominational Christ-centered university offering undergraduate degrees in aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care management, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology. Graduate degree offerings include business administration, health care administration, counseling, education, engineering, marriage & family therapy, psychology and strategic leadership.

Nearly 2,730 students attend LeTourneau University. Around 1,350 of these students are enrolled in programs at LETU's residential campus, while more than 1,380 make up the university's global campus, attending classes online and at educational centers in Dallas and Houston.

LETU students typically represent all 50 states, nearly 30 countries, and more than 50 denominational groups. The SAT average of entering residential freshmen is often 140-160 points above the national average and indicate a strong academic quality, although provision is made for students with lower scores who possess evidence of potential achievement.

LeTourneau has been consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See http://www.letu.edu for more information.

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