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Grounds Keeper

Effective: Immediately




  • Should have an avid interest in outside work

  • Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions

  • Ability to interact professionally with all members of the University community and external public

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, lift heavy objects and possess average physical strength

  • Dependable transportation


  • Grounds keeping experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent


Under the supervision of the Grounds & Moving Supervisor for The University of West Alabama, this position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Mow, line trim, water, seed, fertilize, and maintain lawns

  • Prune and transplant shrubs, spread bark, and maintain flower beds as needed

  • Pick up trash and other related debris from campus as needed

  • During inclement weather, some snow and ice removal may be needed

  • Operation of University vehicles may be required

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Performing work outside during all times of the year

  • Frequent walking, standing, climbing, bending, kneeling and reaching

  • Transporting moderately heavy items at times

  • Operation of University vehicle

To apply, submit a completed “Application for Employment” form which can be obtained at Moon Hall on The University of West Alabama campus. Applications may be returned to Moon Hall or mailed to:


                 Mr. Bobby Truelove

                 Director of Physical Plant Operations

                 The University of West Alabama

                 Station 20

                 Livingston, Alabama 35470



The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age disability or orientation in employment, or the provision or services.


Minority applications encouraged.