Job of the Week: Service and Maintenance

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring an On-Call Service Maintenance position (posting 697062) for the Landscape Services Department within Infrastructure Planning and Facilities.

This support staff position assists in a wide variety of routine manual labor tasks related to general landscaping. This includes plant and tree care including preservation and treatments; grounds maintenance operations; mowing lawns and landscaped areas; collecting and disposing of debris; operating equipment used in landscape maintenance and construction; cutting weeds, brush and grass using hand and power equipment; performing landscaping installations including material, signs, site furniture, edging and boulders; operating trucks and trailers; transporting trees and plants; de-icing sidewalks; updating and maintaining MSU’s plant database; and participating in campus cleanup after sports events. This position will engage in High Performance, leading edge practices, which are innovative in their approach to increased Stewardship and Service Excellence For a full list of responsibilities, click here.

The expected qualifications for this role include a knowledge of tools, method, materials, and equipment used in grounds maintenance, a good driving record, the ability to work in variable weather conditions, frequent lifting of up to or more than 75 pounds, knowledge of computer terminology and the ability to use and access to the internet and mobile devices. The desired qualifications include experience in ground maintenance and snow removal, experience with the program ArcGIS Collector Application, a creative and innovative approach to learning and working, and a positive attitude toward teamwork. A resume must be submitted to complete an application.

To read more about the department of this position, visit Learn more about the position and apply by August 31 here. Find all the latest job postings at

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