Groundskeeper, Part Time (8hrs Shift)

Qualifications

    • Groundskeeping: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Driver’s License (Preferred)
    • US work authorization (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Groundskeeper, Part-Time

Job Summary:

North Kern South Tulare Hospital District is looking for an experienced Groundskeeper to join our team of staff dedicated to providing our residents with a great home-like atmosphere while staying at our facility. The Groundskeeper performs landscaping tasks using power equipment and hand tools to maintain the facility’s grounds.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Mows lawns, trims weeds, and rakes leaves as assigned.
  • Picks up and removes trash prior to mowing a designated area.
  • Empties trash and recycling containers.
  • Trims bushes, shrubs, and hedges.
  • Prepares soil and plants flowers, bushes, hedges, or shrubs.
  • Plants trees and prunes them when necessary.
  • Cuts and removes trees as needed.
  • Applies fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides as directed.
  • Performs routine maintenance on power equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Follows proper safety protocols when using equipment and/or handling chemicals.
  • Blows/clears debris from parking lot twice weekly.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to operate various types of power equipment including lawnmowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and other landscaping equipment.
  • Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.
  • Extensive knowledge of landscaping techniques and processes.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Knowledge of sprinkler systems and ability to install and repair irrigation systems.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous experience preferred.
  • On-the-job training offered.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods walking, standing, bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, or kneeling.
  • Must be physically able to operate power equipment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions.

Salary:

  • Salary range commensurate with education and experience.

Work Schedule

  • (Schedule will vary)

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees must be vaccinated and wear masks indoors and when social distancing cannot be observed.

Experience:

  • Groundskeeping: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location