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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Facilities department is currently seeking a Groundskeeper. The ideal candidate will be responsible for general grounds maintenance and landscape construction. Use of customary tools and operation of machine equipment is required.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Mowing, weeding and maintaining the lawn
- Trimming and maintaining shrubs, hedges and trees
- Removing snow and ice from roads and walkways
- Operating landscaping machinery
- Planting trees, garden beds and shrubbery.
Position Requirements
Experience/Skills: A high school diploma or equivalent experience and a clean driver’s license are required. Also, a working knowledge of horticulture and two years grounds keeping experience is preferred. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs. CDL license is a plus.

If you are interested in being considered please apply to the online application found here:

Position ID: 01751-A

Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.
You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical and dental insurance and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus. Website:

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. VEVERRA