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Landscaper/Groundskeeper Description – Desert Winds

JOB TITLE: LANDSCAPER/GROUNDSKEEPER

BROAD SCOPE OF POSITION:

Responsible for all aspects of facility grounds maintenance including exterior, minor irrigation repair and replacement, light pool/spa repair, annual preventive maintenance on equipment, supply inventory, gate systems, paint and repair of community fencing, etc.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure equipment, irrigation and grounds are clean, safe, and in good working order
  • Comply with all regulations regarding hazardous materials or objects
  • Follow all fire, safety, and sanitation practices
  • Communication with third party vendors for required services. (At the approval of Executive Director)
  • Manage established preventive maintenance program on all grounds equipment
  • Perform minor repairs as needed, including the maintenance of the pool/spa equipment
  • Follow a work order system and document all tasks
  • Assist in relocation of residents within community as needed
  • Assist with tasks at the community for events/activities and marketing needs for the community (setup of tables, chairs and event decorations)
  • Follow all OSHA compliance procedures
  • Understand and comply with all resident’s rights
  • Performs other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in working in long term or geriatric care preferred

SPECIAL SKILLS OR KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must have knowledge and conceptual understanding of grounds/landscaping maintenance
  • General knowledge of light electrical, plumbing, irrigation and seasonal seeding

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (With or without the aid of mechanical devices)

  • Lifting at least 40 lbs., reaching, grasping
  • Pushing and pulling
  • Reading and writing
  • Communicate with residents and personnel
  • Remain calm under stressful conditions

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be able to follow oral and written directions
  • Able to relate to residents and families and cooperate with all personnel
  • Capable of maintaining reliable attendance
  • Must be able to pass background check

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Work will be performed outside and inside
  • Employee is subject to noise, vibration, some hazardous materials
  • Employee is required to wear protective equipment when necessary

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

  • Free employee meal during shift
  • Employee appreciation events
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Earn a bonus with our Employee Referral Program
  • Early payday on Thursday with ADP direct deposit
  • 1.5x pay on holidays worked
  • Paid training

DESERT WINDS - EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

To be considered an applicant, you must complete this form. Each question should be fully and accurately answered. No action can be taken on this application until all possible questions have been answered.

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