SUMMARY: The Grounds Keeper will maintain grounds, which is includes but not limited to mowing grass, pruning trees and shrubs, snow removal and salting walkways.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Maintain and keep all grounds equipment in good repair
Keep grounds clean
Operate mowing and other outdoor equipment
Prune trees and shrubs
Assist with the decorating of Christmas items
Assist with Maintenance 1 as needed
Knowledge and observance of safety precautions
Basic working knowledge of outdoor yard equipment
EDUCATION and or EXPERIENCE:
Not applicable; experience preferred
Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Basic math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
Must be able to make common sense decisions to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instruction.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must have sufficient mobility and dexterity to safely climb ladders, steps, etc.
Must have sufficient mobility and dexterity to safely operate hand and power tools, gauges, valves and etc.
Must be able to see and hear.
Must be able to bend , stoop, bend and lift up to 100 pounds
Use prosthetic or mechanical devices may be used to adequately to ensure that the requirements of this position can be safely met. Devices may not be such that they interfere with normal safety aides (modified if necessary).
Works in busy sometimes hectic atmosphere
Works indoors and outdoors
Works with equipment that may cut, burn or otherwise harm-safety measures must be taken in areas
Requires some weekend, nights, holidays and overtime
Is subject to frequent interruptions
May be exposed to various odors, fumes, temperatures, chemicals, heat, infectious waste diseases, conditions and etc. including Hepatitis B Virus