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Groundskeeper

Rochester, Minnesota

Job ID: 8219 Category: Professional

Job Description

  • Responsible for maintaining the grounds of our client’s properties in a manner that promotes: safe conditions, litter-free, lush turf, beautiful flowers and other plants during the growing season.
  • Also, responsible for snow removal and ice control during winter months.
  • Performs maintenance checks and repairs on grounds equipment. Interacts professionally with patients, visitors, contractors, and our client’s staff.
  • Works independently and needs minimal direction.
  • Duties include, but aren’t limited to- planting, watering, mulching, pruning, weeding and litter pick-up.

 

Qualifications-

  • Must be able to bend, stand, and walk for several hours continuously.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs occasionally, 25 lbs often, and 10 pounds regularly.
  • Must possess a valid MN driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work in heat, noise, and dust.
  • Previous horticulture experience preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.          

 

Specific Job Details:

  • Lots of planting flowers during the first 6 weeks.
  • After that time the responsibilities of this person will be more varied, true to the job description provided.
  • Will be interacting with the public.
  • Shift: M-F, 7am-3:30pm or 7:30am-4pm.
  • May have to work occasional weekend hours, but would only be partial days.    

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous farm/construction/horticulture experience (used to working outside)
  • 2. Public interaction
  • 3. Ability to work independently (will be by themselves for quite a few times during the assignment.)
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