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Groundskeeper
Summary
Title:Groundskeeper
ID:554 Groundskeeper
Department:Facilities
Employment Status:Full-time
Description
Job Summary:  Maintains the grounds including lawns, flower beds, planters, and trees. 
 
Reports to / Supervision Received:  Landscaping Manager
 
Employment Status:  Full time
 
Essential Functions:
  • Care for flower beds and planters by planting, weeding, and trimming.
  • Care for established lawns by mowing, mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls.
  • Operate vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, chain saws, electric clippers, and pruning saws.
  • Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.
  • Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.
  • Gather and remove litter.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
 
Skills:
  • Able to operate powered gardening equipment such as mowers, edgers, and trimmers.
  • Able to use a variety of gardening tools such as rakes, shovels, pruners, clippers, saws, etc.
  • Able to follow instructions.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
 
Minimum Experience:
  • Some landscaping/groundskeeper experience required.
 
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
  • Able to work outdoors in different kinds of weather.
  • Must be able to work with chemicals safely as needed.
  • Frequently lifts and carries up to 50lbs.
  • Frequently bends/stoops, kneels, balances, reaches above shoulder height, walks and twists.
 
Other:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.
  • All candidates will be subject to passing a pre-employment drug screen.

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