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Groundskeeper (Full-Time) $16.23/hour

The Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids are seeking a full-time Groundskeeper to assist with grounds maintenance of extensive landscaped flower beds and turf areas on the 34-acre Marywood Campus.

Responsibilities:

  • Operates daily commercial lawn trimming, edging and backpack blowing equipment.
  • Operates large commercial lawn mowing equipment.
  • Operates snow removal equipment.
  • Plants and maintains annuals and perennials in garden beds and planters.
  • Weeds and waters landscape areas as needed.
  • Prunes as needed/directed.
  • Replants and transplants as projects arise.
  • Responsible for spring and fall clean ups.
  • Assists with mulch installation.
  • Assists facilities maintenance staff from time to time as directed.
  • Able to work alone and be a self-starter.
  • Requires some initiative, independence, and judgment to carry out recurring assignments.
  • Must treat co-workers with respect and foster the “Team Approach” to accomplish tasks.

Qualifications:

  • Above average manual dexterity and skills.
  • Ability to safely operate commercial lawn and snow equipment.
  • Ability to safely operate hand, electrical and power tools.
  • Previous experience in the position responsibilities is desirable.
  • Must possess a valid State of Michigan driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent physical exertion, i.e., frequent heavy lifting up to 60lbs, climbing, carrying supplies, walking throughout the grounds, occasionally working on ladders.

COVID-19 Considerations:
To keep staff and residents safe, we monitor temperatures and conduct screenings. Also, heightened cleaning protocol is in place along with the use of masks and other COVID protocol.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage persons of diverse faiths and backgrounds to apply for employment with Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids

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Grounds / Maintenance / Housekeeping