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Job ID: 967786
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Grounds
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: May 20, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.

The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

Position Summary

Groundskeepers serve as the housekeeping and repair technicians of the hospital properties. Groundskeepers routinely mow, rake, weed, trim and collect trash in order to maintain the appearance of the facility exterior; its unofficial front door and the first contact that visitors and staff have when arriving. Additionally, the groundskeepers maintain their assigned equipment, keep current on their training, operate and maintain irrigation systems, chemically treat for insects and diseases and generally maintain the outward appearance of the facility.


Trims, cuts, rakes, mows and edges lawns and shrubbery; cleans and weeds bed, removes unwanted damaged plants and replaces same; treats plants with chemical preparations; spreads fertilizer and see; removes snow ice from sidewalks and drives. Polices grounds for trash and debris. Clears debris from storm drains; sweeps sidewalks, parking lots and other outside traffic areas.
Cleans and organizes work area. Cleans, oils and sharpens tools. Reports malfunctioning equipment and does preventive maintenance on same.
Plants trees, shrubs and flowers as directed. Applies fertilizers, both liquid and granular, as directed. Seeds and over-seeds lawns as directed. Operates and applies pesticides and herbicides following the NC Agriculture Dept guidelines or manuals.
Assists with all special projects such as hazard materials removal or other types of projects that arise on campus

Minimum Requirements

High school graduate plus one or more years documented work experience, formal training or education preferably in groundskeeping/landscaping.    Must maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license.

Other Information

  • Part Time position
  • Monday - Friday: 7 am - 11 am
  • Rotate weekends and on-call with other staff

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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