• Grounds Staff, Academy

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/18/2018 11:51 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    Job Title:  Grounds Staff, Academy

    FLSA Status:  Non Exempt (Hourly)

    Department:  Grounds

    Position Summary:  Perform a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment.


    Position Responsibilities

    • Cuts lawn using hand, power or riding mower; trims and edges around walks, flower beds, walls, etc.
    • Plants grass, flowers, trees and shrubs; prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth.
    • Sprays lawns, trees and shrubs with fertilizers and insecticides.
    • May perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in grounds keeping.
    • May perform routine laboring and maintenance duties when grounds keeping work has been completed.
    • Maintenance of seating area, equipment, tools and facility
    • Cleaning and pressure washing.
    • Weed control inside and outside of facility.
    • Ensure the venue is safe, that all potential hazards are fixed.


    Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

    • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
    • One year of experience in grounds keeping, or related maintenance work
    • Have the ability to work well with others and to work outside.
    • Working knowledge of lawn equipment.
    • Ability to lift heavy objects.
    • Experience demonstrating mechanical aptitude preferred.


    Preferred Skills

    • Experience in grounds keeping position
    • Experience demonstrating mechanical aptitude preferred.
    • Bilingual

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.
    • Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
    • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required


    Background Requirements

    • Requires a background check upon offer
    • Requires a drug check upon offer

    EEO Statement

    EOE, Veterans & Disabled


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