Lead Groundskeeper

Department:

Facilities

Summary:

This position is responsible for maintaining lawn care and landscaping of grounds inclusive of plowing, shoveling, sweeping, mowing, fertilizing, weeding, planting, trimming, raking and removal of garbage and debris. Responsible for preventive maintenance, repairing, replacing, and maintaining all facilities grounds equipment. Assist with basic repair of items such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for recognizing and maintaining lawn care and landscaping of grounds needs inclusive of plowing, shoveling, sweeping, mowing, weeding, planting, trimming, raking and removal of garbage and debris.
  • Maintain lawns by fertilizing, mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, sidewalks, and walls. Work on irrigation systems.
  • Mix, spray, and/or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees using a hand or automatic sprayer or spreader.
  • Perform preventive maintenance, repair, and replacement work on grounds equipment.
  • Maintain a high level of safety awareness, follow all safety procedures, and ensure a clean and safe work environment for all guests and employees.
  • Responsible for the daily cleaning and removing of trash from the grounds and trash cans around the property.
  • Assist with the general maintenance of all facilities on property to include painting, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical systems.
  • Provide proper maintenance of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, and other grounds features.
  • Shovel and plow snow from sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots. Spread salt in those areas using hand-held, automatic, and vehicle-equipped spreaders.
  • Assure an environment which emphasizes cooperation, communication, and teamwork with all departments.
  • Support compliance with all internal procedures and regulatory requirements, including those associated with underage and intoxicated guests.
  • Support current law and policy to provide a work environment free from illegal and discriminatory behavior.
  • Complete job duties with minimal supervision, maintain acceptable attendance, and use appropriate judgment.
  • Job duties, tasks, work hours, work requirements, and other duties as assigned may be added or changed at any time.

Required:

  • Clear knowledge of lawn care and landscaping.
  • Ability to properly and safely operate trash compactor, tractor, mowers, trimmers, irrigation systems, truck with snow plow, salter, skid loader, other utility vehicles, and general lawn care equipment.
  • Know how to mix, spray, and/or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, and trees using a hand or automatic sprayer or spreader.
  • Work in outdoor environment with exposure to inclement weather and extreme hot/cold temperatures.
  • Basic knowledge and ability to operate various types of hand tools, power tools, ladders, safety equipment, man lift, fork lift, and machinery that relate to the function of a maintenance shop. Proper use of chemicals used for cleaning and in maintenance.
  • Knowledge of personal protective equipment, OSHA required standards, SDS, and safety requirements.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet driving requirements established by the company’s insurance carrier.

Schedule:

FT: Mon-Fri 7:30a-3:30p

Salary:

$13/hr+exp, additional $1.25 attendance incentive

Rhythm City Casino Resort® is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to non-discrimination in employment. We select the best qualified individual for the job based on job-related qualifications regardless of race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual preference, disability or any other status protected by applicable law.

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