Provide grounds maintenance for all campus general fund exterior spaces, these services

  • Turf management, mowing, fertilization, aeration, over seeding and weed control of campus lawns.
  • Irrigation system operation and maintenance of underground irrigation and ditch water delivery system (including pond maintenance).
  • Basic grounds keeping: installing mulch, raking leaves, shrub, perennial and vine maintenance and pruning, weed control in beds, installing new shrubs, perennials and ground covers.
  • Noxious weed control or rough mowing for native areas.
  • Remove debris from window wells and site drains.
  • Provide equipment operation support to other Facilities trades and the campus community (Versa-lift “cherry picker”, back hoe, front end loaders, fork lifts).
  • Building entryway detailing, including service and instillation of campus standard trash receptacles, pressure washing, general litter and debris clean up.
  • Service exterior trash cans (and some recycling stations) and pick up litter and ground trash.
  • Conduct exterior graffiti removal for non-painted surfaces, monitor campus for illegal postings.
  • Monitor condition of campus trees, prune, remove or plant new trees.
  • Work closely with the campus Landscape Architect to comply with the Campus Master Plan and make improvements to exterior campus spaces as funding allows.
  • Snow removal and ice abatement for all general fund locations around campus.
  • Participate in Facilities Management work process and customer service improvements.
  • Coordinate with off campus vendors for completion of special projects and interface with internal Facilities Management projects to minimize impact to campus landscapes
  • Conduct all of our maintenance activities in a manner that ensures safety of the campus community and property.
  • Similar Services are provided to some campus auxiliary departments on a recharge (or contractual) basis.