ARAMARK Groundskeeper Lead Worker - Grace College and Seminary - POM in Winona Lake, Indiana
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Position Summary: The Groundskeeper Lead Worker is responsible for maintaining and improving site grounds. Assigned work such as mowing, trimming, leaf removal, de-icing, etc. may fluctuate by season. The Groundskeeper Lead Worker may be responsible for oversight or delegation of responsibilities within the grounds keeping operation Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs.
Schedules and assigns daily work assignments to a grounds keeping teams and oversees the completion of tasks
Trains and guides staff on job duties, safety procedures, etc.
Performs grounds audits and uses information to make positive changes, become more efficient, improve quality of service
Ensures compliance with code requirements, safety standards, and grounds keeping best practices
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 as a supervisor in a related role required
Previous experience in grounds keeping/horticulture required
Must be able to work independently with limited supervision
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
Working knowledge of grounds keeping principals and power landscape equipment
Must be able to adhere to safety procedures to do physical risks
Requires frequent lifting, moving, carrying, pushing, pulling of over 50 lbs
Requires frequent standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, and crouching
Work involves exposure to unusual elements and extreme temperatures
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran