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Groundskeeper
Job Code:2017-CROS-001
City:Grand Rapids
State:Michigan
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Job Type:Community Grounds
  
Job Responsibilities:

Are you an energetic and responsible person who enjoys working outdoors? Are you a motivated self-starter, who takes pride in the work you do? If you answered yes to both of these questions, then we have an excellent opportunity for you! 

We are currently seeking a Groundskeeper who has a keen eye for detail, a proactive attitude, and takes pride in their accomplishments. The right candidate will be responsible for the general upkeep and cleanliness of a section of the apartment community, including parking lots, grounds surrounding the buildings, corridors, stairwells, laundry rooms, and mechanical rooms, if applicable.

Additional job responsibilities:

  • Conducting oneself in a professional manner as a company representative, demonstrating sound judgment and conduct.
  • Collecting and removing trash as needed.
  • Weeding of beds using appropriate tools.
  • Monitoring the irrigation system to ensure all grass areas are adequately watered.
  • Repairing or replacing sprinkler heads and lines as required.
  • Reporting any unhealthy lawn, tree, shrubs and plants to management.
  • Edging around trees and landscape borders to maintain a neat appearance.
  • Raking grounds and blowing or sweeping sidewalks, and parking lots, as required.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
Job Qualifications:
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate to residents and co-workers.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds above shoulder height.
  • Ability to push or pull up to 80 pounds variable distances.
  • Ability to complete daily duties in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to access all areas necessary to perform job duties, such as climbing ladders and stairs; walking, kneeling, standing, squatting, twisting and bending for long periods of time.
  • Ability to shovel snow and/or clear ice from walks, driveways, or parking lots and spread salt in those areas during snow season.
  • Ability to work outdoors in temperatures above 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Seeking an energetic and responsible individual who enjoys working outdoors.
  • Experience in irrigation is a plus!
  • Must possess a dependable means of transportation and valid driver's license.

Employees are required to be honest and trustworthy with a satisfactory background. A valid driver's license and reliable transportation will be required as this position will entail the operation of a personal and potentially a company vehicle.

 

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