John Tyler Becoming Bright Point Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. John Tyler Community College adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.Provide and maintain a safe, comfortable and attractive campus environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. This position is responsible for supervising the grounds crew at the Chester or Midlothian campus, to include landscape maintenance of college grounds, care and maintenance of lawns, plantings, flowerbeds, paved, and natural areas; operation and maintenance of vehicles and equipment; compliance with safety standards; classroom set-ups and deliveries; and other duties as assigned by Supervisor. Serves as essential personnel during inclement weather and/or college closures. The Grounds Lead Worker for the Chester and Midlothian campuses will both be hired from this posting.
High school diploma (or equivalent) required. Considerable experience in grounds maintenance or landscaping required. Certified pesticide applicatorâ™s license is preferred or ability to obtain within 12 months. Ability to follow oral and written instructions regarding a variety of grounds maintenance tasks. Considerable knowledge of grounds maintenance principles, materials, and methods, equipment operation and repair, landscaping, horticulture, turf management, and workplace safety. Requires ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions for extended periods of times. Excellent customer service and communication skills for interacting and collaborating with a diverse group of employees, students, and visitors to the college campus. Ability to take initiative and contribute to a high level of team performance and morale with little supervision. Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Valid Virginia Driverâ™s license is required. Background check required.
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.