Job Summary: At the direction and control of the Director of Maintenance, the Groundskeeper will keep all of MRHS grounds kept up year round.

Reports to: Director of Maintenance

Education: In depth, and up to date knowledge of lawn maintenance techniques, equipment and the operations of lawn mowers, edgers, weed eaters, typically acquired through experience.
High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Five (5) years experience preferred

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform grounds keeping and building maintenance duties.
  • Mow lawn either by hand or using a riding lawnmower.
  • Cut lawn using hand, power or riding mower and trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls.
  • Landscape by planting flowers, grass, shrubs, and bushes.
  • Apply pesticide to rid grounds of pests such as mosquitoes, wasps, ticks, and others.
  • Apply fertilizer to ground to enhance growth.
  • Shovel snow from walkways and sprinkle ice down to keep people from falling.
  • Wash windows
  • Perform routine maintenance duties such as applying plaster, fixing fountains, and other duties.
  • Sweep walkway of debris.
  • Cut down tree limbs that are posing a danger.
  • Trim shrubs and pull weeds.
  • Perform minor repairs and maintenance procedures on equipment utilized in grounds keeping.
  • Install lawn furniture.
  • Rake, mulch, and prune the grounds as needed.
  • Install rock, cement, lighting, water, and furniture.
  • Water plants and grass as needed and apply fertilizer.
  • Painting inside and outside of hospital as requested.
  • Work regular schedule and arrive promptly.