Job: Groundskeeper, Broken Arrow, OK

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General Information


Job title:
Groundskeeper
Job location:
Broken Arrow, OK  74011 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
02/10/2019
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Full Time Employment With Benefits Package. Benefits Package - including paid vacation, sick pay, 401k and health insurance

This is a live out postion - housing not included
Job Category:
Groundskeeper

Job Description


Essential Functions

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Must be familiar with operating large commercial lawn care equipment

Perform Groundskeeping On Properties
Mow turf using various mowers
Line trimming and edging
Sweeping and blowing leaves and clippings
Prune shrubs and trees as needed and clear debris
Pull weeds as needed
Clean site and watch for trash, limbs, and rocks
Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chain-saws, electric clippers, sod cutters and pruning saws
Shovel snow from walks, driveways and parking lots and spread salt in those areas
Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, removing thatch, trimming, edging around flower beds, walks, and walls
Prune and trim trees, shrubs and hedges using hand tools such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, hedge/brush trimmers, axes, shears, pruners or chain saws.
Seeding, including the preparation and application of erosion control blanket, application of fertilizer, herbicide, pesticide, fungicide; aquatic applications, raking, watering of trees, shrubs, plants, flowers, bulbs, seeds and sod; grooming; dividing plants
Provide proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, and other grounds features
Plantings and Flower Installation
Prep soil uniformly for flower or groundcover installation, cultivating beds; mulch application; bed preparation using soil amendments; core aeration
Pruning, planting, removal or replacement of shrubs, plants, and flowers; pruning of trees and replacement of trees that are planted as a replacement due to the removal of diseased or damaged trees, or trees that constitute a hazard; non-substantive replacement of sod
Plant material properly considering depth, size, placement, and spacing
Apply mulch appropriately for type of material
Water material correctly
Edge beds or establish new bed edges
Perform Maintenance On Equipment
Wash equipment - keep it clean and safe
Maintain and repair tools, equipment, and structures such as, but not limited to, fences, benches, and minor out building maintenance using hand and power tools

Minimum Qualifications
Valid Driver’s License
Work Experience - 6 months to 1 year related experience


Experience

Experience in golf courses preferred or other large scale operations such a hospital. Must be able to operate various lawn care machinery including mowers, edgers, backpack blowers, full size tractors, and other farm equipment.
Skills
Good communication skills
Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential
Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions
Self-starting individual who follows directions, adheres to a work schedule, and can focus on details
Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision
Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients and vendors
Physical and Working Conditions
Perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of various landscaping equipment and materials, including, but not limited to backpack blowers, large containers of mulch/plant material, various sizes of lawn mowers, etc.
Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Lift shovels full of snow
Lift branches and limbs
Push, pull, grip and squeeze various tools, products and/or items (e.g., pruning)
Bend and kneel up to 6 hours or more a day
Use hand saw
Work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, precipitation)
Noise level may be loud at times and use of ear plugs may be required (e.g., outdoor conditions, backpack blowers, running mowers, weed trimmers)

Compensation Plan
Rate Of Pay: DOE
Full time - 40 hours per week
Benefits Package - including paid vacation, sick pay, 401k and health insurance

Job Requirements


See Above
(Job number: 3822942)
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