Grounds Worker (Summer 2024, Bonus Eligible)

Website Martin Luther College

Job Description: Plant, maintain, and water plantings throughout campus.  Assist with landscaping projects and the athletic fields.  Prepare planting sites, assist in planting, and trim trees and shrubs throughout campus. Ongoing and continuous hand weeding in all flower beds and landscaped areas. Experience operating lawn mowers and small motor experience is preferred. Safety dress code required. Assist other crews as directed.  Position reports to the Grounds Supervisor.

Employment start/stop dates: May 18, 2024 – August 25, 2024
Working hours and days: Generally Monday through Friday; hours will vary between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Flexible scheduling. Workers may work up to 129 hours per month, which averages to approximately 29 hours per week.
Minimum age for employment: Individual must be at least 18 years of age or older.
Working conditions: Lifting 40 lbs., bending, kneeling, standing, frequent mobility, use of chemicals, ladders and equipment, use of hands and arms, moderate noise level, etc.

Salary: $12.85 per hour + $2.00 bonus = $14.85 per hour
Available positions: 2
Posting Closes:  When Filled.

If you have worked for the hiring supervisor or department in the past, you do not need to complete a new application, but you will need to notify the hiring supervisor with interest in the available position, in writing. Previous employment in the department is not a guarantee of rehire.

If you have never been employed by this department, return the completed application to the hiring supervisor:
Tim Rambow
Grounds Supervisor
By email:
In person: WCC 170

You may also pick up a blank application in MLC HR, WCC 158.

For questions, please contact MLC Human Resources.

**Eligible for $2.00/hr. bonus**

This position is eligible for the summer 2024 bonus program. How this program works: As you work hours during the summer employment dates of May 18, 2024 through August 25, 2024 for this job, if hired, you will receive $2.00 per hour extra for every hour worked in the eligible job. Hours from the 1st to the 15th are paid on the last day of the month, and hours from the 16th to the last day of the month are paid on the following 15th.

This means, if a worker has 129-hours worked in a summer calendar month in this eligible position, you could earn up to an extra $258.00 each month!

For questions on the summer 2024 bonus program, please contact MLC Human Resources.

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