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Groundskeeper

Rochester, Minnesota

Post Date: 06/29/2017 Job ID: 9165 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.

 

Specific Job Details:
  • Work primarily in downtown Client’ s campus doing tasks such as watering flowers, weeding, trimming shrubs, and mulching.
  • Will be interacting with public.
  • Equipment Used: Daily they will need to use a utility vehicle (Cushman, Gator, Ranger) with automatic transmission, water tank with gas engine, leaf blower, string trimmer and non-powered hand tools (hand pruner, trowel, shovel, rake etc.).
  • Shift: M-F, 7am-3: 30pm or 7: 30am-4pm. may have to work occasional weekend hours, but that would only be a partial day.

 

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

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