Groundskeeper

Groundskeeper

Groundskeeper

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Job Description

Volunteer - Full-time

The Groundskeeper will be an integral part of a dedicated and highly skilled team, responsible for providing outstanding customized service to our clients. The individual in this role will be responsible for assisting the Property Manager of a private estate.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

•  Assist with general yard work: mowing, trimming, irrigation,  pruning,
    clean-up, etc.
•  Perform weed control, maintain flower beds and lawns; plant and
    tend to flower beds and other vegetation.
•  Ensure property is clean and free of debris; ensure safe conditions at
    all times.
•  Perform general repairs: plumbing, carpentry, electrical, etc.
•  Clean and maintain patio furniture, decks, and walkways.
•  Detail vehicles.
•  Assist with snow removal.
•  Assist with basic seasonal equipment maintenance.
•  Ensure services are performed at the highest level of quality.
•  Efficiently communicate with other staff; attentively listen, ask
    questions, work well with others, and demonstrate a desire to be part
    of a team.
•  Assist with crucial duties of other staff if they are unavailable.
•  Clean and maintain pool and pool equipment

REQUIREMENTS:
•  At least 5-6 years of general maintenance, groundskeeping, or
    construction.
•  Some experience with snow plowing.
•  Some experience with small engine repair and basic irrigation repair.
•  General understanding of residential construction.
•  Plant and fertilizer knowledge required.  

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
•  Valid driver’s license required.
•  Ability to obtain an aerial lift operator license after hire required.

•  Preservation of a peaceful household atmosphere is essential. 
•  Flexibility in schedule to meet requirements/needs.
•  Must be responsible, dedicated, dependable, and a self-starter; neat
    and tidy in appearance; organized and reliable.
•  Exemplify a positive attitude and demonstrate pride in service.
•  Attentive to details to ensure the highest level of service.
•  Uncompromised commitment to the highest level of confidentiality
    and sensitivity to privacy in all aspects of job responsibilities must be
    exercised at all times.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
•  Ability to work at a physically demanding pace.
•  Ability to lift forty (40) pounds to a maximum height of six (6)
   feet; occasional lifting to sixty (60) pounds.
·  Ability to remain standing for lengthy periods of time, climb,
   stoop, bend, and kneel.
·  Ability to climb ladders and work at high heights.
·  Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
·  Ability to safely operate grounds maintenance equipment.

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