Lead Groundskeeper

Job description

Job Title: Lead Groundskeeper   

Reports To:    Grounds Supervisor

Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time                 


General Description

The position will be a lead grounds worker with the primary duties of working with and overseeing the five grounds crew workers on the forty three acre main campus and twenty six acres at Desmond campus.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Landscaping projects, plantings, hedge trimming, lawn maintenance and snow removal
  2. Masonry work such as minor repairs to walkways and steps
  3. Repairs to railings and sign posts, irrigation repair and maintenance, minor equipment repairs and service to grounds equipment
  4. Operating commercial mowers, bucket loader, bobcat, snow plows, sanders and all grounds equipment
  5. Lead worker in charge when the supervisor is out
  6. Works under moderate supervision



  1. At least five years of experience with lawn and landscape maintenance and snow removal
  2. One year experience of irrigation installation and repair
  3. Supervisory experience working with landscape and maintenance crews
  4. Extensive knowledge of proper planting and pruning techniques for trees, shrubs and flowers. Knowledge to identify plant species for proper care.
  5. Knowledge of work methods equipment and procedures to assure health and safety standards and precautions are applied to work preformed
  6. Good knowledge of hazards and applicable safety rules and regulations of equipment operation




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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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