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.
is responsible for the upkeep and appearance of outdoor areas. The
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.
Accountabilities: (essential job functions):
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 taken.
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).
be able to obtain a State of New Mexico Backflow Prevention Assembly.
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
Keeper should have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Management: Proven ability to manage ones owns time and the time of others
Proven practice of monitoring/assessing performance of oneself, other
individuals, or organization to make improvements or take corrective
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
and background check.
Must have a valid and current driver's license with good driving
record and must have current auto insurance as required by applicable state
operates a company vehicle or a personal vehicle while on company business.
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.
to the position are: None