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Pool - Groundskeeper Assistant (Hourly/Casual)

Requisition ID req9
Employment Type Casual Employee
Position Summary

This Hourly Hiring Pool represents current or potential hourly non-benefitted job openings in this employment category. There is no guarantee of employment from this hiring pool. Positions are not benefitted. Jobs are located in any of several campuses and centers throughout the PCC district. Hours and schedules vary. 

Assists in a wide range of landscape maintenance duties, working safely with gas and diesel powered equipment including mowers, and attending to plants, trees and lawns on assigned campuses. Performs daily routine maintenance, fencing and grounds features as needed. Incumbent is a contributor within the department and campus staff and students. Job requires ordinary conversational skills and courtesy to exchange information and assistance which is routine in nature. 

Compensation category: 
Service Assistant/Maintenance - Casual Employment. 

Schedule: 20-40 per week - schedule is flexible. 

Pay is $12 per hour. There are no benefits associated with casual positions. 

Hourly Groundskeeper Assistants typically rotate among the following job tasks and work stations on a daily /weekly basis.

Basic Qualifications 

- High school diploma or equivalent

- Experience in basic landscape maintenance. 

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions Work Environment:

Work is performed primarily outdoors, on varying terrain in all types of extreme weather conditions. Positions involve exposure to hazards and ventilation problems and noise extremes, high vehicular traffic and congested areas. Travel between college locations using personal vehicle may be required. 

Physical Requirements:


Position requires shoveling of heavy materials and the use of equipment such as mowers, pruners, leaf blowers, sprayers, and edger's. Strength and agility, and extended standing and heavy lifting are required.  

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.