Integrace Groundskeeper in Sykesville, Maryland
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Average of 20 to 29 hrs per week. Flexible hours
High School/GED Required
Driver's License (Non-CDL) Required
1 year of experience required
Set on a beautiful and scenic 300-acre wooded property, Fairhaven has been a pillar in the continuous care retirement community for over 35 years. Fairhaven offers a lifestyle of flexibility and choice that provides each resident with new opportunities to pursue their passions and enrich their life. At Fairhaven, every resident "lives life their way." Our resident-centered program, supported by Integrated Pathways, offers assistance with medication management and personal care as needed. Every day brings an engagement program featuring exercise, social events, and outings, outdoor activities, music, art, and technology. Family and loved ones are always invited to join in! For those seeking an enriching lifestyle that promotes their independence while receiving the support they need, assisted living offers an alternative to traditional nursing care. As part of a full-service retirement community, every resident benefits from the extensive campus amenities and the peace of mind in having a continuum of health services available to them. The Groundskeeper is responsible for maintaining the grounds and grounds construction activities. The position is responsible for ensuring that the grounds are well-kept through every season and have appropriate seasonal plants and decorations. The Groundskeeper is responsible for ensuring that the first look at the community shows a pleasant and well-kept environment. *Essential Functions Completes a variety of groundskeeping tasks, such as maintenance of shrubs, trees, lawns, planting areas, sprinkler systems, area watering, snow removal, ice removal efficiently and effectively to ensure the community is meeting expected standards. Collaborates with other departments to ensure a clean and safe environment. Operates and maintains appropriate equipment for all tasks performed. Performs additional tasks as needed within the community, such as installing and removing signs, parking and traffic control barriers, and overhead banners, as required. Proactively identifies and engages with residents, families and guests, positively contributing to the overall resident and customer experience. Initiates communication to report concerns, suggestion the appropriate department or leader. Qualifications* Education: High School Diploma or equivalent Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: Current Driver's License Experience: One year of grounds maintenance or equivalent combination of experience and education. Knowledge: Knowledge of equipment, tools, and procedures of grounds construction and care. Knowledge of fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides used in grounds care and gardening. Skills: Skill in operating grounds maintenance and grounds construction equipment and tools. Skill in verbal and written communication. Skill in coordinating the work activities of self and others. Skill in time management.