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Groundskeeper II

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JOB ID: 24000104

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Construction/Facilities/Campus Maintenance

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is a tuition free, home, and private school for over 2,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students.  Founded in 1909 by Milton and Catherine Hershey, the lives of more than 11,000 students have been positively transformed through MHS’s high-quality career-focused education, nurturing home life, and extensive extra-curricular opportunities.

MHS is seeking a full-time Groundskeeper II (G-II) to help maintain the 2,700-acre campus. The G-II main duties include the care of trees, shrubs and turf through regular maintenance tasks such as pruning, mowing, trimming, fertilizing, and chemical applications. Also, the G-II performs standard duties with the maintenance of campus athletic fields and the public nine-hole Spring Creek Golf Course facility located on the grounds.  Furthermore, during winter months, the G-II assists with snow and ice removal. 

Bargaining unit Local 464 position with an hourly pay rate: $25.84 and after one year of probationary period the rate will increase.  Full-time employees are eligible for an excellent benefits package. It includes paid time off, medical, and dental insurance, and financial benefits.

The work schedule is year-round full-time, flex, Monday – Friday with forty (40) hours per week with a minimum of two (2) consecutive non-workdays. A flex shift employee works a combination of the shift times listed below to be scheduled as determined by the needs of the school seasonal or programmatic changes:  

  • 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (current need)
  • 3:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
  • 11:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.
  • 10-hr shift 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with chemical/pesticide application.
  • Valid PA Driver's License in good standing.
  • Valid Pennsylvania Pesticide/Licensed Applicator License (Cat. 6 and 7 or 23); or obtain license within 6 months of hire.
  • Candidates should be willing to actively engage with students.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a high degree of integrity, as all MHS staff are role models to MHS students.
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