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.
3. Responsible for the
length and condition of grasses and other elements of the specific contracts.
4. Uses a variety of hand
tools and powered equipment such as lawn owners, rakes, trimmers, chainsaws and
5. Applies chemicals,
including fertilizers or pesticides.
6. Notifies the
Groundskeeper Crew Leader of any inspection conducted & corrective action
7. Follows the guidelines
of the quality control plan.
8. Acts as role model for
crew by exhibiting proper safety practices, hygiene, work practices in
accordance with company policies.
9. Complies with all
applicable LifeROOTS polices and procedures.
10. Relies on instructions
and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically
require exercising independent judgment.
11. 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.
12. 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
13. Responsible for
participation in the company’s quality improvement program and ensures that all
department-applicable quality improvement requirements are fulfilled.
14. Responsible for
participation in the company’s Health and Safety program and ensure that all
department-applicable safety requirements are fulfilled.
15. Perform other related
duties as assigned by Supervisor or Project Manager.