Overall management of day-to-day operations of groundkeeper
Overall charge for maintaining standards for exceptional
ground maintenance service levels. Applies safety regulations and
Mow the lawns, prune the bushes and trees, edge the walkways
and give the grounds a manicured look.
Take on special landscaping or planting projects as deemed
necessary by the property manager.
Collaborate with maintenance team to make sure the grounds
and the building are always properly cared for.
Perform regular maintenance and minor repairs on the lawn
care equipment and tools.
Complies with all company safety and risk management
policies and procedures.
Report all accidents and injuries in a timely
Prepares the grounds for severe weather
(hurricanes/windstorms/tornados). Hurricane and severe weather
Participate in regular safety meetings, safety training and
Requires handling of average-weight objects. Excessive
standing, walking, sittings. Moves appliances, with assistance,
using various appliance/equipment.
Performs miscellaneous and other job-related duties as
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to
all assigned work.
Ability to manage, prioritize and bring to completion
Display behavior consistent with professional ethics and FMU
faculty and staff
handbook. Climb ladders and work at heights above ground level
(maximum 35ft). Ability to working different environmental working
conditions (e.g. heat, cold, wind, rain).
Significant walking or other means of mobility. Ability to
work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8
hours). Reach, bend, stoop, push and/ or pull-up to fifty
Note: In compliance with the American Disabilities Act
(ADA), those functions of the job which are identified as essential
are required to be performed with or without reasonable
accommodations. Requests to facilitate the performance of essential
will be given careful consideration
High school diploma/GED.
5 years equivalent work experience.
Must have experience using hand held tools such as weed
cutter, push lawn mower, hedge trimmer, edger, leaf vacuum, blower
and others. Work in an upright standing position for long periods
Ability to quickly and easily navigate the property/building
as required to meet the job functions.
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule that may
include working nights and weekends.
Customer Service skills. Excellent communications and
Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing
environment is extremely important as well as
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