Position title
Groundskeeper/Tradesman
DIVISION:

Facilities Management (St. Thomas – St. Thomas)

SUPERVISOR:

Director

Description

Responsible for general maintenance tasks related to all landscape and agricultural features of the institution and provide assistance to facilities management.

Responsibilities
  • Perform daily landscaping duties.
  • Cutting and pruning of lawn, trees, plants, and shrubs, emptying bins, watering, weed control, and leaf raking
  • Assists with minor construction such as painting, carpentry, masonry, digging and pouring concrete when needed.
  • Follow all safety guidelines for the operation of equipment and chemicals. Maintain a clean and safe workstation.
  • Ability to operate various hand tools, powered equipment, such as lawnmowers, chainsaws, etc.
  • Assist with repairs to electrical motors, switches, compressors, water lines, and plumbing.
  • Drive vehicles.
  • Assist with requests for removal or arrangement of office furniture, equipment, and other objects.
  • Provide recommendations for landscaping improvement.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Employee must be physically capable to lift and/or move up to 30-50 pounds and climb ladders; requires extensive periods of standing, bending, hauling moving and being outdoors; operate machinery and drive legislature’s vehicle.

Qualifications

Plant and soil knowledge, three to five years experience in groundskeeping and facilities maintenance.

Employment Type
Fulltime
Job Location
00802, St. Thomas, USVI
Date posted
December 19, 2019

Position: Groundskeeper/Tradesman

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