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Grounds Staff

Full-time

Seeking a motivated and talented individual to assist the Head Groundskeeper in all aspects of grounds maintenance at a private estate.  This is a unique property that is can be considered a private botanical gardens located on about 8 acres of highly maintained landscape.   Among other duties, the Grounds Assistant is responsible for maintaining turf and related equipment, repairing and maintaining the irrigation system, and performing selected handyman duties.  The right candidate must exhibit excellent communication skills, maintain a professional appearance, strong attention for detail, and remain flexible as the needs of the property change over time.  This position is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a creative, hardworking individual to shine.  If you are the motivated individual we are looking for here in Denver, please send a cover letter and resume to: careers.scy@gmail.com.

Duties:

·       Perform weekly turf maintenance including mowing, edging and trim work.

·       Perform irrigation maintenance, adjustments, and repairs during growing season.

·       Perform and assist with handyman tasks as needed.

·       Perform regular hardscape maintenance of walkways, fencing, walls, gates, water features, outdoor lighting, pool, and other hardscape features.

·       Assist with spring and fall clean-up of leaves and debris from beds, turf, and hardscape.

·       Assist with general grounds maintenance activities including weeding, herbicide applications, vine and sucker control, and other duties that keep the property beautiful.

·       Assist with plant health care activities including mulching, planting, pruning, deadheading, supplemental watering, and other duties that keep the landscape thriving.

·       Assist with fertilization of turf and beds.

·       Assist with snow and ice removal.

·       Other duties as job requires.

Experience Requirements

·       Understanding and correct application of landscape maintenance tools and equipment, as well as current industry techniques and standards

·       Physical capacity to lift and carry 50-lbs; stand, walk, squat for extended periods of time.

·       Work outdoors in adverse conditions.

·       Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times.

·       Three excellent work references.

·       Driver’s license and reliable transportation.

·       A pre-employment background check and drug test are required.

Job Benefits

·       This is a full-time, seasonal position with a great opportunity for over-time and future employment.

·       Starting pay is $21-22 per hour, depending on experience.

·       Comfortable uniforms are required and will be provided.

·      401K, health insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.

 

Date Job is Available

Salary

$21 to $23 per hour

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Send resume to careers.scy@gmail.com


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