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Groundskeeper B

Facilities Operations

Groundskeeper B

  • 522504
  • Morningside
  • Facilities Operations
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Feb 1 2022


  • Perform as required by job order, supervisor or gardener's direction, all grounds keeping functions as specified; responsible or cleanliness and litter pick-up of areas assigned; sweeps walks; steps; plazas; rakes lawns and shrubbery beds of leaves, clippings debris and litter dig holes for new plantings and facilities repairs; uses and maintains related hand tools as required.
  • Operate small power tools, vacuums, blowers, edges, power brooms in a safe and efficient manner; assists gardener, driver, and groundskeeper "A" in their duties; removes snow including shoveling, sweeping, sanding, chopping ice, apply de-icers as required or as assigned. Must be available for snow removal on a seven-day-per-week, 24-hour day basis.

Minimum Requirements 

  • Valid driver’s license required.

  • Maintain telephone contact for snow emergency notification.

  • Basic knowledge of hand tools use, a mechanical aptitude and some horticulture knowledge would be desirable. Candidates must be physically fit to work outdoors in all weather.

  • Must be able to perform manual labor, lighting, and climbing assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent. Minimum one-year experience.

**Please apply by forwarding your resume to: and include the job title in the subject line.

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