Groundskeeper/Mower (Year Round)

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-08-31

Mowers start at $17.25/hr

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
A. Assists in caring for all Mennonite Home Communities grounds; trimming shrubs, trees, flower beds and mowing grass.
B. Assists in implementing snow and ice procedures.
C. Is available for any emergency involving the grounds.
D. Applies pesticides.
E. Possesses an aptitude in mechanical operations.
F. Is flexible. Possesses good time management skills.
G. Communicates effectively.
H. Drives a car, van, truck, or tractor in a variety of weather conditions.
I. Assists in all general maintenance such as painting, wallpapering, carpeting, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical work to keep the facility in good condition and the equipment functioning at an optimal level. (Inclement weather and off seasons.)

OTHER FUNCTIONS
A. Is available for any emergency that may require additional assistance to ensure normal operations.
B. Completes annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibits behavior as set forth by the code of conduct in the performance of their duties.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
A. One to two years experience working as a groundskeeper or nursery worker preferred. Must have a general knowledge of mowing, pruning, and trimming techniques.
B. Pesticide license preferred or must be obtained within one year.

WORKING CONDITIONS/ACCIDENT EXPOSURE
A. The ability to meet a variety of specific physical requirements such as reaching, bending, stooping, twisting, lifting various weights up to 100lbs, pushing and pulling up to 150 lbs. climbing, squatting, kneeling, reading, writing, walking, running and being on your feet 95% of the time. These physical demands are called for frequently and spontaneously as needed and for varying periods of time.
B. Have a valid PA license.
C. Works with electricity, power tools, equipment and vehicles.
D. Exposure to various chemicals, fumes, and extreme temperatures.
E. Lifting, pushing, and pulling various shapes and weights.
F. Works in the maintenance shop and throughout the entire campus.
G. Works outdoors (seasonal) in hot or cold temperatures, and in inclement weather.

Mennonite Home Communities requires all staff to be vaccinated against COVID 19 and influenza. Religious and medical exemptions may be accommodated.

Mennonite Home Communities is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Apply on line at mennonitehome.org>Careers

Company: Mennonite Home Communities

1520 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster PA, 17601

Contact: Justin Lewis, Recruiter
jlewis@mennonitehome.org
(717) 735-2683