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Virginia Community College System
Position Name :-
Lead Grounds Worker
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Job Category :
 Management jobs

Full Job Description :-
Posting Summary

Role Title

Trades Technician III

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Lead Grounds Worker

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Northern VA Community College


NV280-VP Administration

Work Location

Loudoun – 107

Hiring Range

$50,000 – $60,000

Emergency/Essential Personnel


EEO Category


Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 0600-1430hrs

Sensitive Position


Job Description

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream “Leader College,” NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.

With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA’s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation’s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.

NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at
. Please take a moment to review
NOVA’s Annual Security Reports.

General Description: To provide a clean, well-maintained facility in support of the teaching and administrative functions of the campus. To make the campus as safe and pleasing to the eye as possible. This includes ensuring that the land is maintained at the highest level by using good horticultural principles and practices. Trash, ice, and snow are removed promptly and thoroughly to provide a safe environment for the campus population.

Duties and Tasks: Perform Grounds Maintenance and landscaping. In absence of Grounds Supervisor produce and submit reports related to scheduling, ongoing projects and equipment status, supervise grounds staff, community service workers, and contractors. Operate equipment. Perform routine maintenance and preventative maintenance on grounds equipment. Assist trades staff and perform snow removal. Notifies Facility Manager of all actions & ensures that all projects/tasks are completed when acting as the Grounds Supervisor. Responds to the needs of the Facility Manager & Campus community without hesitation and completes requests in a timely manner. Without direct supervision, tasks are completed in a timely manner. Performs Grounds Maintenance duties in a safe & professional manner at all times. Practices standard horticultural principles & practices at all times

Essential Functions: Perform Grounds Maintenance and landscaping. Maintain and operate equipment.

Marginal Functions: Assists B&G Trades staff with other duties. Performs snow removal.

Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA’s/Required Qualifications

Required KSAs:

Skilled in operation and maintenance of vehicles and landscape equipment
Knowledge of horticultural and landscape principles and practices
Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more on an as needed basis

Minimum Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent
Valid driver’s license and good driving record
Some horticulture or landscape experience

Preferred Qualifications

Commercial Landscaping Experience
Pesticide Applicators License

Operation of a State Vehicle


Supervises Employees


Required Travel

Around campus and possibly between campuses.

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Open Until Filled


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Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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