Encompass Onsite Solutions Groundskeeper - Fort Lauderdale in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEO Class Code: Laborer
NATURE OF WORK
Performs duties in landscaping or grounds keeping activities. Work may involve, machine use, workforce coordination; answering inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, and material.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Performs duties to maintain grounds, removal of palm fronds, other yard debris
Performs tasks, operating procedures and work standards that will ensure adequate performance and personnel safety.
Inventory supplies of tools, equipment, or materials to ensure that sufficient supplies are available and items are in usable condition.
Performs duties such as transplanting or pruning trees or shrubs, finishing cement, using equipment, or caring for turf.
Performs duties such as landscaping, cultivating lawns, or pruning trees and shrubs.
Prepare or maintain required records, such as work activity or personnel reports.
Performs project activities to ensure that instructions are followed, deadlines are met, and schedules are maintained.
Plant or maintain vegetation through activities such as mulching, fertilizing, watering, mowing, or pruning.
Engage in the maintenance or repair of equipment, such as power tools or motorized equipment.
Perform mixing or application of fertilizers, insecticides, herbicides, or fungicides.
Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Knowledge of various trees, vegetation, shrubs, grass etc.
A minimum of 1 year grounds maintenance experience
Bi-lingual in English and Spanish (desired)
Valid Florida Driver?s license
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact
Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of necessary for grounds maintenance
Significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, or kneeling
Some reaching, sitting, standing, pushing, pulling, crawling, and handling
Must be able to access a variety of work sites for inspection
Ability to lift, or carry up to 50 lbs.
General supervision is received from a professional supervisor who confers on difficult problems and reviews completed work for quality of professional results. Tasks are usually performed under little direct supervision allowing use of independent judgment