Groundskeeper-Full Time-Evening Shift

Northwell Health (Formerly North Shore-LIJ)
Staten Island
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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Groundskeeper-Full Time-Evening ShiftJob Description As a Groundskeeper you will be performing a variety of maintenance task in association with keeping the hospital grounds in a safe, clean and aesthetically pleasing condition. Keep roadways and sidewalk free of snow and ice build-up. Assist in maintenance and repair a variety of non-clinical electrical/mechanical equipment.

Responsibilities Include:
Uses equipment to sweep walks, driveways and entrances daily to keeps these areas clean and safe. Orders materials and supplies as required through the Lead Groundskeeper. Periodically mows lawn and waters trees, shrubs, grass, etc. As required, periodically seeds, weeds, cultivate and trim edges of planted areas. Removes snow and ice from driveways, walkways and entrances to the hospital. Uses salt and chemical melting agents as required. Keeps all parking areas clean and free of debris, snow, ice and rubbish. Empties all trashcans daily. Maintains, lubricates and keeps clean all grounds keeping equipment and securely and safely stores all items. Performs necessary daily cleaning of Loading Dock and compactor areas to maintain sanitary conditions. Physical Demands: Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Must be able to life and move heavy materials and equipment weighting up to approximately 100lbs. Must have acceptable corrected visual acuity.Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Educational background in landscaping, gardening or botany, preferred. Minimum of three (3) years maintaining lawns, shrubbery, planted areas grounds, including seeding, tree pruning, sodding, snow removal, general exterior cleaning, ice removal and other operations relating to safe exterior access to the facility and/or related areas, required. Valid Driver's License, required. Read, write and speak English to understand and interpret written and verbal instructions. Category: Building Maintenance , Keywords: Grounds Maintenance Worker