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TITLE: Apply Groundskeeper
Facilities Services
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 10-28-2020
REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Grounds
SCHEDULE: Multiple positions are available. Hours are primarily Monday through Friday, but responsibilities may occasionally require additional hours and flexibility that can include weekends.
  • Limited supervisory responsibilities. Duties will be assigned by the Grounds Coordinator 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, blowing, tractor mowing, riding mower mowing, pruning, plant bed preparation, planting of trees, shrubs and other plants, manual weed control, digging, and raking.
  • Physical motions include but are not limited to the following: lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, grasping, bending, squatting, going up and downstairs, continuous standing and walking, and any combination of the preceding. 
  • Proper usage of LeTourneau University supplied chemicals.
  • Proper usage of safety equipment supplied by LeTourneau University.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Grounds experience is preferred.
  • Applicants must be age 18 or older.
  • Texas Driver License with acceptable driving record required.
  • Work is physically demanding, and applicant must be able to work in various weather extremes.

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application, and a current resume to:

LeTourneau University
ATTN: Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. 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. 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 over 190,000, 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 https://www.letu.edu for more information.