Groundskeeper Job Description

What is a Groundskeeper?

As a groundskeeper you will be responsible for maintaining the grounds during all seasons. The range of duties includes lawn care, leaf and snow removal using a variety of tools, equipment and chemicals under the direction of the Head Groundskeeper.

You need to be at least 16 years old at time of hire with 2 years of experience such lawn mowing, preferred. You should be available to work any day of the week between 5 am to 3 pm and be able to operate a variety of equipment and tools as well as lift 20-30 pounds. This is an outdoor position and the groundskeeper must enjoy working outdoors in a variety of temperatures. You need to understand and follow verbal directions with minimal supervision.

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Job Overview

XYZ Inc. is a leading company in our industry in the region. We're proud of our 4.2 Glassdoor rating from our employees. We're now hiring a Groundskeeper to help us keep growing. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, XYZ Inc. is a perfect place to get ahead. You'll be glad you applied to XYZ Inc.

Responsibilities for Groundskeeper

  • Follow all safety guidelines for the operation of equipment and chemicals
  • Daily lawn care to include watering, raking and blowing leaves
  • Perform regular weeding
  • Water and seed the lawn as needed
  • Lawn maintenance to include lawn, shrubbery, flower pots
  • Perform landscaping duties as directed to include planting, tilling, weeding
  • Perform snow removal with shovel and other equipment, as needed
  • Regular custodial work such as debris on walkways and disposing of it in the proper containers

Qualifications for Groundskeeper

  • Ability to pass a background check
  • 2 years of experience such lawn care or snow removal, preferred
  • Available to work any day of the week between 5 am to 3 pm
  • Able to operate a variety of equipment and tools
  • Able to lift 20-30 pounds
  • Enjoy working outdoors in a variety of temperatures
  • Extensive periods of sitting, standing and bending down during shift
  • Ability to understand verbal directions and closely execute with minimal supervision
  • Reliable transportation to work location

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