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Groundskeeper - Irrigation

TITLE: Apply Groundskeeper - Irrigation
Facilities Services
LOCATION: Longview
DATE POSTED: 03-10-2023
REPORTS TO: Grounds Coordinator

Hours are primarily Monday through Friday, but responsibilities may occasionally require additional hours and flexibility that can include weekends.

  • Duties will be assigned by the Grounds Coordinator and will include the following:
  • Perform maintenance, repairs, and monitor campus irrigation system. Design and installation of new irrigation systems.
  • Document relevant irrigation plans and changes.
  • Perform minor maintenance and repairs of grounds equipment.
  • Perform routine grounds keeping tasks including, but not limited to, digging, hand mowing, string trimming, tractor mowing, riding mower mowing, pruning, plant bed preparation, and planting of trees, shrubs, and other plants.
  • Physical motions include but are not limited to the following: lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, grasping, bending, squatting, going up and down stairs, 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.
  • Two years current experience in all phases of sprinkler system maintenance, repairs and installation preferred.
  • Possess the certification of a Texas licensed irrigator or have the ability to acquire this certification within the first 12 months of employment.
  • Applicants must be age 18 or older.
  • Texas Driver License with acceptable driving record required.
  • Work is physically demanding, and the applicant must be able to work in various weather extremes.
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.
SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University offers an innovative healthcare package with many options, personal budget, telemedicine, year-round support, and more. LeTourneau University also provides life insurance, contribution to a retirement program, and tuition assistance.

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 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:



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.

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 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.

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