Estate Grounds Maintenance
Employment type: Full-Time
Application Deadline: January 28, 2015
Grounds Person: Full-time
Grand Rapids, MI
Unique opportunity for a Grounds Person to assist with landscape and general maintenance duties on a beautiful private property located in Grand Rapids, MI. This position requires a large amount of landscape duties, as well as other general tasks around the property. This is a full-time, year round position.
We are looking for an individual with a strong background in general landscape and lawn maintenance/horticulture. Recent graduates with an Associate degree in a related field, those working toward their Associate Degree in Landscape/Horticulture, and/or individuals with a strong landscape work history are encouraged to apply.
Ideal candidate knowledge:
Weeding, Pruning, Planting, Mulching, Irrigation, Fertilizing, Insecticide Application, Gardening
Other functions of this position include:
- Leaf Removal
- Upkeep, maintenance and cleaning of garages and out buildings
- Stocking and chopping firewood
- Moving furniture (indoor and outdoor)
- Dog Care (must love dogs)
- Assisting with vehicle cleaning and maintenance
- Light bulb replacement (indoor and outdoor)
- Indoor organization projects
- Swimming pool/spa maintenance
- Boat care
- Pier care
- Other duties as assigned
*Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Tech Savvy is a big plus
This position requires a team player with an extremely high attention to detail, calm demeanor, and willingness to pitch in wherever needed. Clean driving record and ability to pass drug screening and background check.
General schedule is 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with some flexibility required. Overtime as needed (up to 50 hours a week) during the late spring and summer season. Rotating weekend schedule for property checks and necessary maintenance.