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Turf Technician – Grounds – Part Time

Website Midwestern Seminary

Reports to
Grounds Supervisor
Campus Operations – Grounds
FLSA Status
Hourly, Non-Exempt
Midwestern Baptist takes great pride in our campus and our facilities. The Turf Crew is responsible for the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds surrounding our main campus buildings and our housing areas. Plant flowers, mow, trim, and snow removal.
  • Perform grounds keeping duties
  • Complete preventative maintenance on landscaping equipment
  • Cut lawn using hand, power, or riding mowers, trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls
  • Trim trees to maintain proper growth or to eliminate a danger threat
  • Plant and maintain ornamental grasses and flowers on a seasonal basis
  • Trim and weed multiple flower beds and containers
  • Maintain clean work environment
  • Shovel snow and apply ice treatment to provide safe environment for staff, visitors, and students
  • Remove unsightly trash and debris from public areas by regularly inspecting grounds
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Christian with high integrity, actively pursuing a relationship with God
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Familiar with common landscaping equipment and tools
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-starter with a desire and willingness to learn
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license
  • Able to pass background screening, including driving record
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Communicate with people on campus in a professional manner; must be professional and personable
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be a team player and committed to working in a quality environment
  • Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, some evening or weekend schedules may be required
  • Outdoor, may be required to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Average 20 hours per week, no more than 29 hours per week
  • Able to operate small and large power equipment
  • The work can be repetitive and physically demanding, requiring frequent bending, kneeling, lifting, and shoveling.
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift or move a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Able to sit, stand, walk, or kneel for prolonged periods of time


This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the position.

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so they may perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to the institution. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation.