PT Grounds Worker (Temporary)

Posting Date: May 11, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

William Paterson University is seeking applications for a part time temporary Grounds Worker.


Provide assistance for the Grounds listed below as directed by supervisor:

• Provide daily assistance in grounds management and maintenance.

• Maintain, manage, store and inventory equipment, supplies and materials.

• Must be willing and able to perform necessary manual tasks

• Keep facilities clean and in a manner that is presentable to the public

• Perform the duties necessary for a successful landscape and grounds management program without time and weekend constraints

• Maintain the campus flower beds through planting, weeding, irrigation, deadheading, dividing, mulching, etc.

• Maintain facilities.

• Maintain equipment, supplies and vehicles related to the grounds department and other departments as used.

• Assist with plant health and pest management schedules



• Knowledge of landscaping operations

• Ability to handle plants; work inside and outside in a variety of weather.

• Ability to work well with a diverse population

• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible



• High school diploma or equivalent

• Experience in turf care a plus


Hours wil be three 8 hour days (flexible on days)


Please submit your cover letter and resume to James Shelley, Director of Physical Plant Operations at



The Clery Act (The Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistic Act) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the University Police Department website at the Clery Act page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the University Police Department upon request.

Newly hired individuals will be required to establish and maintain principal residency in the state of New Jersey within one year from the date of employment.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.