Groundsman in Monroe Oh at Crown Services, Inc

Date Posted: 3/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    19 East Avenue
    Monroe Oh
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


' Valid driver's license.

' Commercial Pesticide License Required

' Must have a working phone.

' Knowledge of safety precautions to be exercised with equipment.

'Ability to make clear and comprehensive reports.

' Willingness to work long and flexible hours and assume responsibility, conscientious, works independently without supervision, good judgment and dependable.

' Good physical condition, high moral character, and good attendance record.

' Ability to understand and follow simple oral or written directions.

' Commercial mowing experience required.

Position Summary:

' Assists the Grounds Manager with assessing and assigning tasks on a daily basis.

' Assists with Grounds Quality Control Inspections.

' Operates all types of mowing equipment and all other types of equipment which may be used in the maintenance and care of a football field or other grass areas.

' Understands the methods and equipment used in landscaping and care of grass.

' Mows, sods, seeds, fertilizes in designated areas.

' Maintains tracks and all athletic fields.

' Practices safety precautions in the use of equipment.

' Understands the use of fertilizers, insecticides, mowing heights frequency of mowing, watering, etc.

' Identifies damage to grass and determines the causes and treatment required.

' Stripes fields for athletic events.

' Cleans plant beds, mulches, trims, removes or plants shrubs and trees.

' Complies with local laws and procedures for the storage and disposal of trash, rubbish, and waste.

' Works with and monitors all watering systems and time clocks to assure proper moisture is maintained always.

' Assists in snow removal from lots and sidewalks throughout the district.

' Makes minor repairs to grass cutting equipment and other equipment assigned

' Hauls, moves, and repairs furniture, fences, etc...

' Hauls lumber, steel, supplies, and equipment.

' Performs all other duties assigned or requested

Typical Knowledge and Skills:

Applies basic skills and may develop advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position.  Ability to effectively communicate and receive information in a manner easily understood by fellow employees.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed inside, outside areas, and in all weather conditions.

Physical Demands:

Long periods of walking, standing, bending, carrying or lifting supplies and equipment weighing 80 pounds or more. 

Wears protective clothing and proper PPE is required by the work environment.

Must pass drug screen and background check.

Job Requirements

  • Decorate gardens with stones or plants
  • Pour cement to form garden borders
  • Plan or cultivate lawns or gardens
  • Provide expert care in all phases of gardening
  • Mow, aerate, and generally maintain lawn areas and sprinkler systems
  • Evaluate the garden periodically for improvements in plant collection and overall garden landscaping
  • Breeding including planting, plot establishment, maintenance, plant sampling and harvesting
  • Assist with greenhouse work, gardening, plant care, seeding, watering plants, breeding operations for alfalfa germplasm development
  • Rotate plants and apply pesticides to maintain high quality plants
  • Maintain the appearance of the hotel gardens and grounds applying landscaping techniques including, but not limited to, pruning, fertilizing, planting, weeding, trimming, watering
  • Ensure environmentally sustainable horticultural practices are incorporated in both the design and maintenance of parks
  • Perform landscaping and gardening duties including but not limited to planting, weeding, fertilizing, cleaning roadways, trimming trees, cutting lawns and keeping grounds
  • Inspire one another every day
  • Perform weeding by hand or using a garden hoe or hula hoe Skills
  • Shape and improve growth or to remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs using shears, pruners, or gas powered hedge trimmers
  • Perform all types of plant gardening to include planting, pruning, fertilizing, and watering plants and shrubs; treating soil in preparation for planting; cultivating seeds
  • Complete extermination of gophers, rodents, snakes and other pests as needed to maintain appearance and safety of assigned area
  • Trim trees, shrubs and plants, and fertilize lawns, plant materials and aerate planting areas
  • Trim trees and shrubs, fertilize lawns, plants materials, irrigate lawns, and aerate plant areas
  • Assisting the Executive Chef with overseeing culinary functions for a corporate dining account