Summer Seasonal Work for Groundskeep at Elwyn! May 2018-Labor Day 2018.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Responsible for day-to-day maintenance, appearance and care of all grounds and exterior surfaces throughout the campus, including leaf and snow removal, grass cutting and landscaping. Ability to function in the absence of a supervisor. Ability to plan, select and lay out plant materials. Ability to read blueprints and work from same.
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Grounds Supervisor
CONTACTS: Elwyn clients and staff, members of the community and vendors.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or equivalent. Five to seven years experience as a grounds keeper. Knowledge of horticultural practices and procedures. Skill in the care and use of tools and equipment required of the trade. Ability to operate motor vehicles related to grounds maintenance as prescribed by current and future Fed DOT and PA DOT requirements. Physical examination and drug testing will follow Fed DOT and PA DOT guidelines. Valid driver's license in state of residence.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS/HAZARDS: Light/heavy lifting, carrying materials, operating light/heavy equipment, moving of equipment. Ability to work in all types of weather. Occasional hazards with materials in the grounds trade, including chemicals.
Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law.
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