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Assistant Groundskeeper – Full Time

Job Summary:

The Groundskeeper performs landscaping tasks using power equipment and hand tools to maintain the facility’s grounds.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Mows lawns, trims weeds, and rakes leaves as assigned.
  • Picks up and removes trash prior to mowing a designated area.
  • Empties trash and recycling containers.
  • Trims bushes, shrubs, and hedges.
  • Prepares soil and plants flowers, bushes, hedges, or shrubs.
  • Plants trees and prunes them when necessary.
  • Cuts and removes trees as needed.
  • Applies fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides as directed.
  • Completes snow removal tasks such as shoveling sidewalks, steps, and doorways as needed during winter months.
  • Operates snowblower or snowplow to clear roads, driveways, and parking lots.
  • Performs routine maintenance on power equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to operate various types of power equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and other landscaping equipment.
  • Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.
  • Extensive knowledge of landscaping techniques and processes.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Knowledge of Grounds Chemicals and application processes.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Possess the ability to lift, move, and maneuver up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work independently

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous experience preferred.
  • Certified Grounds Manager Certificate or equivalent desirable.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods walking, standing, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, or kneeling.
  • Must be physically able to operate power equipment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions.

 

Completes annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibits behavior as set forth by the Code of Compliance in the performance of their duties.

Adheres to the Organizations Policies and Procedures regarding the Compliance Program of the organization and is timely in reporting any possible concerns.

Follows all local, state and federal regulations as they pertain to their position.

Adheres to the Organization’s Policies and Procedures covering Privacy and Security in Compliance with HIPAA regulations.