Customers served (external and internal): all clients, any member of the LifeROOTS Team, board members, all vendors, suppliers
and any other members of the public.
Groundskeeper is responsible for the upkeep and appearance of outdoor areas.
Groundskeeper tends to outdoor environments,
including grounds and landscaping, at homes, parks, recreation areas, Federal
and Commercial buildings. The job is often seasonal and labor-intensive.
Principal Accountabilities: (essential job
1. Consist of up keeps
lawns, trees, shrubs and other landscaping elements.
2. Enforces and follows the
guidelines of the quality control plan.
the latest irrigation technology and techniques.
specialized knowledge and real-world experience to meet customer expectations.
to design the irrigation system to efficiently use water resources.
the irrigation system to meet the design criteria.
landscape water resources to maintain a healthy and functional landscape.
8. Responsible for the
length and condition of grasses and other elements of the specific contracts Uses
a variety of hand tools and powered equipment such as lawn owners, rakes,
trimmers, chainsaws and snow blowers.
9. Applies chemicals,
including fertilizers or pesticides.
10. Notifies the
Groundskeeper Crew Leader of any inspection conducted & corrective action
11. Follows the guidelines
of the quality control plan.
12. Acts as role model for
crew by exhibiting proper safety practices, hygiene, work practices in
accordance with company policies.
13. Complies with all
applicable LifeROOTS polices and procedures.
14. Relies on instructions
and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically
require exercising independent judgment.
15. All questions concerning
the grounds keeping contract, work scheduling, issues with grounds and
equipment, chemicals or supplies shall be directed to the Project Manager, the
Supervisor or the Director of Contracts.
No direct contact shall be made with contract personnel.
16. Adherence to the
contracted grounds keeping schedule is of prime importance and critical to the
success of the contract. Any deviations
to this must be approved through the Project Manager, the Supervisor or the
Director of Contracts.
17. Responsible for
participation in the company’s quality improvement program and ensures that all
department-applicable quality improvement requirements are fulfilled.
18. Responsible for
participation in the company’s Health and Safety program and ensure that all
department-applicable safety requirements are fulfilled.
19. Perform other related
duties as assigned by Supervisor or Project Manager.
Essential Skills and
1. HS Diploma or GED; One
year of experience in grounds keeping.
Must be able to obtain a State of New Mexico
Irrigation Certificate (JS-6).
3. Must be able to obtain a State of New Mexico Backflow Prevention
4. Maintenance Groundskeepers to complete continuing education classes on
safety or other topics in order to complete their licenses.
5. Must be able to read and
write English and have good verbal and written communication skills.
Beneficial Skills and
1. Grounds Keeper should have strong interpersonal and communication
2. Time Management: Proven ability to manage ones owns time and the time
of others well.
3. Monitoring: Proven practice of monitoring/assessing performance of
oneself, other individuals, or organization to make improvements or take
4. Service Orientation: Actively
looking for ways to help people.
5. Experience working in
high performance teams and performing as a proven strong team player.
6. Commitment to company
1. Fingerprints and
2. Must have a valid and
current driver's license with good driving record and must have current auto
insurance as required by applicable state law.
3. Routinely operates a
company vehicle or a personal vehicle while on company business.
4. Must be at least 18
years of age.
1. Physically able to
perform essential functions of the position without hazard to self or others.
2. Must be able to work
3. Non-sedentary work, walking,
frequent bending, lifting & carrying 60 pounds occasionally.
4. Must be able to operate grounds
keeping and lawn maintenance equipment.
Reporting to the position are: None