Seasonal Grounds Staff

    • Job Tracking ID: 512201-677147
    • Job Location: Hopkins, MN
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Seasonal
    • Date Updated: April 02, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Under minimal supervision, works directly with The Blake Buildings & Grounds team to assist in the overall responsibility of grounds keeping.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

With training and under direction, support grounds maintenance tasks, to include but not limited to: mowing, weeding, cleaning, light maintenance, trash removal, painting, and ball field prep.

Follow appropriate safety procedures when completing work assignments in accordance with OSHA and other relevant safety guidelines. Inform supervisor and update electronic request forms as completed or as deemed appropriate.

Maintain safe and secure setting for students, staff and guests. Report any concerns or violations to immediate supervisor.

Determine materials and methods for assigned jobs; inspect for quality and progress to ensure work is being performed with an emphasis on safety; Communicate with supervisor all labor and materials utilized on a daily basis.

Other related duties as assigned by the Campus Lead. The listing of the position duties/responsibilities is not necessarily inclusive for this position. Omission of specific duties does not preclude assignment of other duties if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

Experience and Skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

Working Conditions:
May be subject to being on-call
Carry a cell phone or two-way device
Working with hazardous materials
Schedule changes based on the needs of the school
Required to work under adverse weather conditions and varying temperatures

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to work safely on grounds and mowing equipment
Involves a great deal of walking
Must possess normal vision, hearing and physical dexterity
Will be required to do own laboring, lift up to 50 pounds safely, and be able to transport equipment (push and pull), including carts which may carry 400 pounds

Some experience performing general maintenance and landscape work
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Computer literacy (MS Word/Excel, work order tracking)
Availability for scheduled and on-call work evenings and weekends

Valid Minnesota driver's license
Experience with maintenance and landscaping materials and methods

Team Participation:
Participate as a contributing member of the Campus Team
As appropriate, give input for ways to improve procedures and policies currently in use to ensure business is conducted in a safe, responsible manner
Willing to assist in other areas and with other tasks