ARAMARK Groundskeeper - Mercyhurst University - POM in Erie, Pennsylvania
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Position Summary: The Groundskeeper is responsible for maintaining and improving site grounds. Assigned work such as mowing, trimming, leaf removal, de-icing, etc. may fluctuate by season Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs.
Maintains and improves facility grounds
Utilize planned designs to determine landscaping needs
Performs tasks such as planting, mowing, weeding, fertilizing, sweeping, raking, salting, shoveling snow, removing ice, etc.
Operate various types of equipment including power mowers, saws, weed eaters, hedge trimmers, sprayers, etc.
Operates trucks and tractors and attachments used to maintain grounds as needed
Clean and upkeep sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, etc.
Performs regular maintenance and minor repairs on lawn equipment and tools
Adheres to all safety policies and procedures
Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager
Previous experience in grounds keeping/horticulture preferred
Working knowledge of grounds keeping principals and power landscape equipment
Must be able to adhere to safety procedures to do physical risks
Must be able to lift or move heavy objects up to 80lbs
Requires frequent standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, and crouching
Work involves exposure to unusual elements and extreme temperatures
must be able to stand and work as long as 12 hours in different positions.
Assist in preparing campus for special events and working on weekends, if necessary
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran