University of Michigan GROUNDSKEEPER (TEMP) in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Job Summary

Maintain grounds by mowing, weeding, cultivating, raking, and pruning shrubs, grass or plant ground cover; clean and maintain parking lots; install street posts and signs; maintain plant beds as well as observe and report diseases; shovel snow or other materials; load and unload trucks; and transport refuse or other materials as needed.


  • Assist in lawn care & turf maintenance

  • Picking litter

  • Weeding beds

  • Sweeping

  • Raking

  • Mulching

  • Installing & fixing irrigation systems

  • Snow removal (brooming, shoveling, de-icing, etc).

  • Other tasks as assigned by supervision.

Required Qualifications*

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Must be able to perform a wide range of physical activities including pushing, pulling, kneeling reaching, etc.

  • Must be able to read, write and understand English.

  • Must be able to follow instructions.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Your willingness to learn.

  • Your desire to work OUTSIDE everyday.

  • Ability to do repetitive tasks.

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Strong work ethic.

Work Schedule

Work schedules vary by crew. The majority of temporary employees work days Mon-Fri or Tues-Sat. Shifts usually run 6am-2:30pm or 7am-3:30pm and include a half hour unpaid lunch break.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

Job Opening ID


Working Title

Groundskeeper (Temp)

Job Title


Work Location

Ann Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Grounds Waste Mgmt


Grounds Services

Posting Begin/End Date



$12.00 –$14.00

Career Interest

Temporary Job Opening

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