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Position Title: Groundskeeper I
Requisition Number: req2286
Compensation: 11.29 - 13.54
Job Grade: NE11
Department: Physical Plant
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Compensation Type: Non-Exempt (Hourly)
Campus Location: All Campuses

Benefits Statement: 
This is a benefits eligible position. CNM offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance as well as pension and retirement plans. CNM also offers generous educational benefits to employees, their spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children.

Bargaining Unit:
Communication Workers Of Amer

Union Representation? 
This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the New Mexico Coalition of Public Safety officers union.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Under immediate supervision, performs campus grounds maintenance duties. This position works outdoors and will be exposed seasonal changes in weather.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs campus yard maintenance, which includes operating motorized equipment such as mowers, string trimmer or edger; watering plants and lawn; trimming around sidewalks, flower beds and walkways; and trimming and pruning shrubs and trees.
  • Mixes and applies fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides in accordance with safety standards.
  • Uses grounds equipment and tools safely.
  • Clears leaves from grounds and snow from walkways and driveways.
  • Paints bleachers, picnic tables, and other surfaces.
  • Performs minor irrigation system and equipment repair.
  • Performs other related duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
  • Establishes and maintains constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships with staff, peers, supervisors, or managers in the work unit and other departments, as well as with staff of outside entities and other individuals, as applicable to the essential duties and responsibilities
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED


  • Six (6) months of work related experience in the care and maintenance of trees, plants, shrubs and lawns

** This position requires a valid unrestricted Driver’s License

Additional Comments to Applicants:
As a condition of employment CNM requires all students, faculty, and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 1, 2021. All students, faculty and staff must provide documentation of full vaccination using a vaccine authorized by FDA License or under an FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). All documentation to verify vaccination or exemptions must be provided. Working Hours: 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM Campus Location dependent on college needs.

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