Grounds Maint Worker/Specialist

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date Posted: 03-19-2013

We believe passionately that essential advantage lies within and that a few differentiating capabilities drive any organization's identity and success. We work with our clients to discover and build those strengths and capture the market opportunities where they can earn the right to win.

This position is responsible to perform general grounds maintenance and routine building maintenance. The ideal candidate should have experience in a wide variety of grounds maintenance activities, operating medium to heavy trucks, trash collection, turf maintenance, ball field maintenance, and snow removal.

Examples of Important Duties:

Operates riding mowers and tractors with attachments to rough or fine cut fields, lawns, fairways, trails, or roadside. May operate precision mowers on greens and tees. Operates light to medium trucks (for example, stake body, small dump truck, pickup truck), truck and trailer combinations, autos, or utility vehicles to transport workers, office/building supplies and equipment, tools, plants, trash, and other cargo.
Performs general landscaping duties. Operates tractor with attachments to spread grass seed, lime, fertilizer, and topdressing on fields and golf courses. Cuts and lays sod. Plants trees, shrubs, and flowers, according to established standards. Installs landscaping ties. Spreads mulch and wood chips in playground areas, paths, and flowerbeds.
Performs routine maintenance and repairs to park buildings and structures (for example, painting, rough carpentry)
Operates tractor with attachments to rake, drag, and grade fields. Sprays pesticides. Marks appropriate lines. Assists in installing amenities associated with athletic fields. Fills holes in field. Operates athletic area lights.
Reports unsafe and hazardous conditions of park facilities and amenities.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Pass Commission medical examination.
2. Two years of experience in grounds keeping, building maintenance, or park maintenance;
3. Ability to read and write.

We work closely with the nation's leading institutions to create and deliver the essential advantage they need to survive and thrive in a changing world. We have been involved in our clients' most celebrated business episodes and bring foresight, deep functional expertise, and a practical approach to build capabilities and deliver real impact. Our clients expect exceptional results from us, and we succeed by being integral to their success.

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