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Maintenance Groundskeeper

Indianapolis, IN | Full Time
23 Days Ago

Job Description

Position Summary:

Performs high quality maintenance working on existing grounds and use various hand tools and gas-powered tools to mow and maintain the John Boner Neighborhood Centers properties. This includes multifamily, single family housing units and commercial buildings. 

Essential Functions:

  • Development:  Assist in the implementation of various housekeeping and maintenance projects.  
  • Education/Training:  Is a participant during workshops and training projects
  • Operations:  Assists in operational troubleshooting and in streamlining work processes.
  • Program Responsibilities:
    • Maintaining gardens and lawns
    • Caring for and cultivating foliage including planting, fertilizing, weeding, watering, trimming and pruning, soil conditioning, mulching and applying pesticides
    • Ensuring pathways, stairs, outdoor seating and other structures are safe
    • Operating and maintaining garden and landscaping equipment
    • 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
    • Ordering supplies and equipment
    • All other duties as assigned.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred;
  • 2 years of experience of lawn care and snow removal, preferred

The preceding essential function statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of tasks and functions for this position. Other tasks and functions may be assigned as needed to fulfill the mission of the organization.

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred;
  • 2 years of experience of lawn care and snow removal, preferred
  • A valid driver's license with trailer towing experience
  • Enjoy working outdoors in a variety of temperatures
  • Physical stamina with the ability to sustain extensive periods of sitting, standing and bending down during shift
  • Knowledge of various types of foliage, flowers, trees, shrubs and other greenery, and how to maintain them
  • Knowledge of gardening equipment and products such as fertilizers and pesticides
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Professional appearance and extremely friendly approach.
  • Ability to communicate well with managers, guests and coworkers.
  • Excellent customer service 

Please note: Must be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination is required for employment.

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