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Performs entry-level work in caring for grounds or public buildings.


  • Maintains the appearance of grounds
    • Mows and trims grass.  Trims, waters, removes and plants trees and shrubs.  Controls the advent of ant beds.
    • Cares for lawns, shrubbery, trees and flowerbeds using standard tools and equipment.
    • Removes dirt, rubbish and refuse from grounds.
      • Drives trucks and hauls materials, supplies, and dirt and/or office furniture.
      • Works special events, i.e. parking, loading, etc. – may include weekends and overtime.
      • Maintains and cares for grounds keeping tools, supplies and ground equipment.
      • Performs various gardening activities.
      • Works under close supervision with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
      • May assist in plumbing, electrical, HVAC, auto repair and maintenance.
      • May perform vehicle oil changes, lubes, inspections, cleaning and washing.
      • Must be able to perform on call duties.
      • May repair, stripe, and/or perform preventative maintenance on parking lots, roads and sidewalks within the grounds.
      • May perform custodial work, assisting in cleaning buildings and moving furniture.
      • Performs related work as assigned.


  • Completion of high school is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
  • Experience in grounds keeping and maintenance work.
  • Required to possess a valid Class C Drivers License issued by the State of , and proof of insurance.
  • Ability to perform on call duties.
  • Knowledge of the planting and care of trees, shrubbery, flowers, and grass.
  • Skill in the use of grounds keeping hand tools and equipment.
  • Skill in the operation of motorized and gas operated equipment such as tractors, mowers, edgers, chain saws, hedge trimmers, self-propelled sweeper/vacuums, and paint striping machines.
  • Skill in the repair and maintenance of parking lots.
  • Ability to maintain and care for hand and power tools and equipment used in grounds keeping and gardening.


  • See attached job activities sheet
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds and carries 70 pounds.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather conditions, bend climb and lift 50 pounds plus.
  • Must be able to work overtime, some evenings, nights and weekends.