The Professional Division of Spherion Mid Ohio is seeking a Groundskeeper for a local organization.
**This is a DIRECT HIRE position, NEVER go through a temp-to-hire process if selected. DAY ONE you would be this organizations employee!**
We are looking for an energetic Groundskeeper to keep our grounds and buildings functionally and aesthetically sound. The Groundskeeper will be responsible for landscaping tasks using power equipment and hand tools to maintain the facilities grounds. The Groundskeeper will also be responsible for building maintenance/upkeep for a Farm located in Mansfield, Ohio and a Lake House located in Sandusky, Ohio.The Groundskeeper will maintain lawns, trees, shrubs, flowers, stair paths, retaining walls and turf. You will keep grounds free from trash, litter, debris, weeds, plant diseases and harmful insects. You will maintain equipment and supplies, and order as needed. To be successful in this role you need to ensure grounds are pleasant—both visually and operatively—at all times, while maintaining equipment. Top candidates are hard-working, meticulous, and patient.
Gardens and walks are regularly weeded, mulched, and raked
Assisting gardeners in planting and maintaining new and old planting
Lawn is kept in a consistent clean and manicured way, grass along the drive and garden edges is contoured
Mows lawns, trims weeds, and rakes leaves as assigned
Ensure that company mowers and company equipment is well maintained, routine maintenance on all equipment
Removal of smaller dead trees with the chainsaw, limbs chipped, and wood stacked for burning
Cutting poison ivy vines in the woods
Pond maintenance including copper sulfate and aerator maintenance
Regular maintenance of driveway (skid steer brushing of side of driveway, mowing back weeds and brush)
Consistent repair and maintenance of screens, cleaning garage and porches, tables and chairs, remove mold from buildings, decks, and docks
Operates snowblower or snowplow to clear roads, driveways, and parking lots
Completes snow removal tasks such as shoveling sidewalks, steps, and doorways as needed during winter months
Regularly travels to Sandusky to repair and maintain as needed
Helps set up and prepare for parties and events
Performs other related duties as assigned
Ability to operate various types of equipment including but not limited to: lawnmowers, trimmers, weed eater, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, chainsaw, wood chipper, snowblowers, skid steer, pickup truck, dump truck, and tractor
Ability to use hand tools required for landscaping
Ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.
Valid Driver's License, clean driving record, and no criminal history
Extensive knowledge of landscaping techniques and processes.
Excellent time management skills.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Previous experience preferred.
On-the-job training offered.
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