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Highland Community College is accepting applications for a full-time Groundsperson Assistant. High school diploma or equivalent required with prior experience in groundskeeping or landscaping. Ability to read and write instructions required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to successfully pass a criminal background check. Possess or have the ability to obtain, at a minimum, an Illinois Department of Agriculture General Standards Commercial Pesticide Operator’s License. Must have the dexterity to bend, stoop and lift throughout the workday. Ability to push, pull or carry large or bulky objects weighing up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis. Must have the capability of operating heavy-duty tractors, trucks for snow removal, hauling and grading, mowing grass with hand or riding mower and ability to do general maintenance on equipment. Must have the ability to work in all kinds of weather and work variable hours.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at:  Please complete and submit an online application and upload a cover letter stating experience and qualifications.  You may also complete an application in person at the Human Resources Office, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, IL 61032.  For an alternate application method, contact Human Resources at 815-599-3426.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Highland Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, and encourages applications from veterans, minorities, people with disabilities and other diverse groups.

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