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Groundskeeper I, II, or III - 2 Open Lines- #Hiring #Omaha #Jobs

Company: CareerLink
Location: Omaha
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Grounds Shop has an open position for a Groundskeeper. - Depending upon the qualifications of final candidate they will be offered one of the three levels below.

While performing the duties of this job (Groundskeeper I, II, or III), the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching and crawling all day. Must be able to work outside in various temperatures (summer/winter) for extended periods of time. The employee must frequently lift and move items up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.

This position is Monday to Friday; 7am-3:30pm (Winter Hours) and 6am-2:30pm (Spring/Summer). - Must be able to work overtime and weekends if needed for inclement weather events (ie snow and ice removal, spring storm clean up).

Grounds Keeper I & II:

Summary:

Mows, fertilizes, and maintains turf grass. Transplants, prunes, waters, and maintains ornamental plants, trees and shrubs. Weeds, mulches, and maintains ornamental beds. Performs litter control and general grounds maintenance. Maintains and performs basic repairs to landscape irrigation system. Sweeps, repairs, and otherwise maintains hardscape areas. Installs and maintains campus signage and site fixtures. Provides support for outdoor events. Performs snow removal. Provides grounds maintenance in all seasons and weather conditions. Performs basic inspections and maintenance on equipment and vehicles. Operates equipment including large mowers, skid steers, brush chipper, and sweepers.

Groundskeeper III

Summary:

Provides senior level experience, knowledge, and leadership in the area of grounds maintenance. Serves as subject matter expert, answers questions, and advises others, including contractors and other Groundskeepers, on best practices as related to their area of expertise, including but not limited to equipment and vehicle repair, horticulture, snow removal, hardscaping, irrigation, and general grounds maintenance. Mows, fertilizes, and maintains turf grass. Transplants, prunes, waters, and maintains ornamental plants, trees and shrubs. Weeds, mulches, and maintains ornamental beds. Identifies ornamental, tree, turf, and weed species and has knowledge of best practices as related to culture, fertility, pruning, etc. Performs litter control and general grounds maintenance. Schedules, monitors, maintains, and performs repairs to landscape irrigation system. Sweeps, installs, repairs, and otherwise maintains hardscape areas. Installs and maintains campus signage and site fixtures. Provides support for outdoor events. Performs snow removal. Provides grounds maintenance in all seasons and weather conditions. Operates equipment including skid steers, loaders, forklift, sweepers, large mowers, brush chipper, articulating lift, and dump truck. Performs inspections, maintenance, and repairs on equipment and vehicles.

Groundskeeper I:

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent;

1-2 years related experience in grounds preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Basic computer proficiency/skills;

Ability to self-start, work independently and complete work orders in a timely manner;

Strong customer service focus;

Knowledge of ground related equipment/tools (e.g. shovel, rake, prunes, saw, t-post) preferred;

Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of operating grounds equipment preferred;

Ability to see details at close range;

Ability to listen and understand spoken information an

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